Tuesday, January 27, 2015

February 2015 Webinar – Basic Scandinavian Research

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Looking for ancestors in Denmark, Norway and Sweden? Then join us on February 3, when Diana Smith will share her secrets in her presentation Basic Scandinavian Research.

Date: Tuesday, February 3, 2014, 8:00 pm Central

Description: Researching the Scandinavian countries (Norway, Denmark, and Sweden) is very different from researching in the US. Learn about the patronymics, language, and more.

  • Overview of the influence of history and geography
  • Patronymics
  • Alphabets of each language - extra letters and search techniques
  • Use of dates and calendar basics
  • Hints for keeping track and searching efficiently
  • Resources for each country

Presenter: Diana Smith

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Diana Crisman Smith is Treasurer of the International Society of Family History Writers and Editors (ISFHWE), Treasurer, Genealogical Speakers Guild (GSG), Treasurer, Florida State Genealogical Society, and Past District Director of APG. She served more than 20 years as a lay librarian at Westlake (OH) Family History Center, and has written for numerous genealogical publications. She also author of “Chapter 4: Scandinavia” in The Family Tree Guidebook to Europe (2013). She has enjoyed speaking at conferences around the country (and at sea) more than twenty years and looks forward to expanding her genealogical endeavors after concluding a career in software consulting.

Register: https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/6829079176792483329

Recording and Handout Available to ISGS Members: For ISGS members who cannot attend the live webinar on February 3, a recording of the webinar, along with the handout, will be made available in the Members Section of the ISGS website at http://ilgensoc.org/members.php.  If you're not already a member of ISGS, visit Join ISGS! at http://ilgensoc.org/cpage.php?pt=8 for more information.

Spread the Word: Forward this email onto your friends and colleagues, post the information to social media sites and/or your blog/website, or print out a few copies of our webinar flyer to hand out at your local society meetings. The flyer can be accessed at http://bit.ly/isgs2015webinarbrochure.

Make a Contribution: Support the ISGS Webinar program by making a financial contribution, which will help ISGS expand its educational offerings in a virtual manner. To learn why we need your help, or to make a contribution, please visit http://ilgensoc.org/cpage.php?pt=345.

Please direct any questions to the ISGS Education Committee at isgseducation@ilgensoc.org.


The 2015 ISGS Webinar Series is Sponsored by FamilySearch (http://familysearch.org).

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