Tuesday, January 6, 2015

January 2015 Webinar – Using Google Earth for Genealogy

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Want to know how to travel virtually to where your ancestors lived? Then join us on January 13, when Lisa Louise Cooke will share her secrets in her presentation Using Google Earth for Genealogy.

Date: Tuesday, January 13, 2014, 8:00 pm Central

Description: In this extremely popular class Google Earth Guru Lisa Louise Cooke will teach you how to unlock mysteries in your research: from unidentified photographs, to how an ancestral location looked a hundred years ago or more, to plotting homesteads precisely using land patent legal descriptions. You'll learn how to interpret the genealogical records you already have in new and exciting ways, and be amazed to discover that Google Earth is one of the best free genealogical tools available!

Presenter: Lisa Louise Cooke

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Lisa Louise Cooke is the owner of Genealogy Gems, a multi-media production company, and host of The Genealogy Gems Podcast at www.genealogygems.com. Her podcasts bring genealogy news, research strategies, expert interviews and inspiration to genealogists around the world, and has been downloaded over 1.5 million times. Lisa is the author of four books including “Turn Your iPad into a Genealogy Powerhouse,” and “The Genealogist's Google Toolbox,” a regular contributor to Family Tree Magazine, producer of the video series “Google Earth for Genealogy” and over 60 videos at the Genealogy Gems YouTube Channel, and a popular international speaker.

Register: https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/2933074072977427457
Recording and Handout Available to ISGS Members: For ISGS members who cannot attend the live webinar on January 13, 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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