Friday, April 29, 2016
Thursday, April 28, 2016
Wednesday, April 27, 2016
Monday, April 25, 2016
Friday, April 22, 2016
Manuscript Collections: A Hidden Resource for Genealogists
- Date: Wednesday, May 4, 2016
- Time: 7:00 PM Central
- Webinar Description: Manuscript collections are a great resource for all genealogists. But knowing what they are and where to find them can be a challenge. This presentation will give the you the knowledge you need to find manuscript collections housed in archives, libraries, historical societies and any other repository in the US. Manuscript collections can be a gold mine of genealogical information. This presentation will help you locate manuscript collections both online and at local repositories.
- Presenter: Melissa Barker is a Certified Archivist/Records Manager, currently the Houston County, Tennessee Archivist. She is also a Professional Genealogist since 2004. Melissa lectures, teaches and writes about the genealogy process with an emphasis on archives research and records preservation. She writes a blog entitled "A Genealogist in the Archives".
To register: https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/8859580294669163521
Registering does not guarantee entrance to the webinar, in which space may be limited. Arrive early.
A recording of this webinar will be posted on the MnGS website, for members only.
Visit the Minnesota Genealogical Society on the web at www.mngs.org.
Thursday, April 21, 2016
Wednesday, April 20, 2016
Last week's webinar, Letters, Ledgers, and Lodge Books: Finding Ancestors with Ethnic Resources, presented by Lisa A. Alzo, is now available to ISGS members in the Members Section of the ISGS website (http://ilgensoc.org/members.php).
May 10 - Polish Immigration to America - When, Where, Why and How
Presenter: Stephen Szabados
June 14 - Using Social Media to Break Through Brick Walls
Presenter: Amie Tenant
July 12 - Special Delivery: Using US Postmaster Documents in Family History Research
Presenter: Jean Hibben, CG
For the complete list of upcoming webinars, visit http://ilgensoc.org/cpage.php?pt=234.
Registration Procedure: There are only 500 available "seats" for each webinar and we have limited the number of registrations for each webinar to 650. Past experience has shown that approximately 30% of those who register don't attend a webinar.
Recommendation: login to the webinar EARLY - access begins at 7:30 pm Central. Once the "room" fills up with 500 attendees, others attempting to join will receive a "room full" message.
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 2016 ISGS Webinar Series is Sponsored by FamilySearch (http://familysearch.org).