Category Archive: Learning Opportunities

Feb 01


Press Release. Boulder, Colo., February 1, 2012  MOCAVO UNVEILS NEW PRODUCTS AND GENEALOGY CONTENT AT ROOTSTECH Historical Record Storage and Sharing, iPhone and Android Apps, Discovery Stream “With these new features, Mocavo has evolved into a primary resource for genealogists and family historians to research and share their stories,” said Cliff Shaw, CEO of Mocavo. “Our …

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Jan 31

Online Sources from the NH State Archives


As a twenty-seven year resident of the state of Georgia, and as a Certified Genealogist and Certified Genealogical Lecturer, it’s been several years since I’ve had (or made time) to work on my family. This week, I’ve changed that and have been attending the Advanced New England track at the Salt Lake Institute of Genealogy …

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Jan 30

The Ancestry Insider


Have you meet the Ancestry Insider? I saw quite a lot of him last week at the Salt Lake Institute of Genealogy of Genealogy (SLIG) and expect that he be present and very active at RootsTech later this week. If you’ve not met him in person, I’m sure you’re aware of his blog: The Ancestry Insider: The …

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Jan 30

Preparing for RootsTech 2012


RootsTech 2012 begins on Thursday, February 2, only four short days away. Are you ready? As with any event, or research trip, we all reap the rewards of being well prepared. We are fortunate in that the RootsTech team have supplied many tools to assist us in our preparation. Did you know that you can …

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Jan 28

RootsTech Will Broadcast Select Session Free Online


RootsTech Press Release SALT LAKE CITY—RootsTech, a leading family history and technology conference held in Salt Lake City, Utah, February 2-4, 2012, announced today that fourteen of its popular sessions will be broadcasted live and complimentary over the Internet. The live broadcasts will give those unable to attend worldwide a sample of this year’s conference …

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Jan 26

Civil War Records & African Americans – 13 Feb 2012


  The Friends of the National Archives-Southeast Region, Inc., are please to present Using Civil War Records to Research African American Ancestors Description: Discover the role African American soldiers played in the U. S. Civil War, and what can be learned from records about their military service   Presenter: Michael Hait, CG Michael Hait, Certified …

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Dec 27

Free Webinar: Introduction to the 1940 Federal Census

Join us for a Free Webinar Space is limited Reserve your Webinar seat now at: Constance Potter, a reference archivist at the National Archives and Records Administration in Washington, DC, specializes in federal records of interest to genealogists.  She has a particular interest in, and affection for, federal census records.  Potter has worked on …

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Dec 22

Legacy Family Tree Announces “Genealogy Idol” Competition

Press Release Wednesday, December 21, 2011 Legacy Family Tree Announces “Genealogy Idol” Competition  Attend the first-ever Genealogy Idol competition – from home or in person The first-ever Genealogy Idol competition will take place during theRootsTech conference on Thursday, February 2, 2012 in Salt Lake City, Utah. Anyone can participate regardless of where they live or whether …

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Dec 19

2012 Jamboree Extension Webinar Series

For Immediate Release December 18, 2011. (Burbank, CA)  The Southern California Genealogical Society announces the return of the popular Jamboree Extension Webinar Series, which provides web-based family history and genealogy educational sessions for genealogists around the world. Speakers for the 2012 Series include many distinguished professional genealogists and family history lecturers. Drew Smith, George G. …

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Nov 26

RootsTech 2012 Here I Come!


Excitement and anticipation mount as I begin my preparation for the 2nd annual RootsTech conference in Salt Lake. I was fortunate to be able to attend the first RootsTech session and was blown away by the diversity of programs and exhibit hall. During this second three-day conference, 102 sessions are planned. It is important, therefore, …

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