Monday, November 30, 2015
We will be discussing software, websites, devices and "things" to help genealogists "do their thing" as accurately and efficiently as possible. We'll probably have some follow-on discussions based on our visits with innovators while at that annual RootsTech conference.
Cannot attend during the *live* session? No problem. DearMYRTLE's hangouts are automatically archived and available within the hour after the live hangout concludes. See details below.
Noon Eastern US (New York)
11am Central US (Chicago)
10am Mountain US (Denver, Salt Lake City)
9am Pacific US (Los Angeles)
HERE are the scheduled topics each week:
2 Dec 2015 - Organization Tools
9 Dec 2015 - Equipment
16 Dec 2015 - Note Taking Tools
23 Dec 2015 - Transcribing and Indexing Tools
30 Dec 2015 - Research Tools
6 Jan 2016 - Map Tools
13 Jan 2016 - Analysis Tools
20 Jan 2016 - Compiling Tools
27 Jan 2016 - Sharing Tools
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Thursday, November 19, 2015
Wednesday, November 18, 2015
Last week's webinar, In-laws and Outlaws: The Bylaws of Talking About The Family Skeletons, presented by Janet Hovorka, is now available to ISGS members in the Members Section of the ISGS website (http://ilgensoc.org/members.php).
December 8 – The US Federal Census: Good, Bad and Ugly for Genealogists
Presenter: Gary Smith
January 12 – Organizing Your Genealogy Research Process
Presenter: Drew Smith
February 9 – Reconstructing Black Community Life Through Benevolent Societies
Presenter: Angela Walton-Raji
For the complete list of upcoming webinars, visit http://ilgensoc.org/cpage.php?pt=234.
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/isgs2016webinarbrochure.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org.
The 2015 and 2016 ISGS Webinar Series are Sponsored by FamilySearch (http://familysearch.org).
Tuesday, November 17, 2015
Our special guest speaker this month,
on November 19th at 7:00 p.m. MST, will be
Genealogy Tips & Tricks”"Genealogy Tips & Tricks
Learn the computer tricks and tips used by genealogists in the process of family history and research including using bookmarks, bookmark folders, browser history, print screen, keyboard shortcuts, Google searches, file folder naming and organization.