Category Archive: Learning Opportunities

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: https://www3.gotomeeting.com/register/874267494 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!

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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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Oct 23

RootsTech 2012: Have You Registered?

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Have You Registered Yet? If not, you have a little over a month to do so. The banner to the right appears on the RootsTech homepage as a reminder that the “Early Bird” deadline is fast approaching. Happily I was able to attend the first conference in 2011 and I can’t wait for the 2012 …

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Oct 09

Use Fold3 Efficiently

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Fold3 (formerly Footnote has introduced three new video tutorials as well as a variety of help topics in the “Fold3 Training Center.” Several planned video tutorials are planned and the first three have been produced. An Introduction to Fold3 How to Search on Fold3 Browse for Records on Fold3 Each video is 4-5 minutes long …

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Oct 08

Free Webinar – Researching Records Relating to the Five Tribes of Oklahoma

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Meg Hacker, Archival Operations Director of the National Archives at Fort Worth will present “Researching Records Relating to the Five Tribes of Oklahoma… made a little bit easier.” Meg will share online sources that help researchers find the records more efficiently and with ease! Meg is DYN-O-MIT you won’t want to miss her! Although the Webinar …

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Oct 08

RootsTech 2012 – Have You Registered?

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Oct 08

Salt Lake Institute of Genealogy Press Release

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 slig.ugagenealogy.org For Immediate Release Wednesday, September 29, 2011 Summer is ending, and with the advent of fall we are drawing that much closer to the early-bird deadline for registration to the Salt Lake Institute of Genealogy (SLIG). It’s only a month away! If you register for SLIG after October 30, 2011 you will pay an …

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Oct 04

16th Annual TOTA Conference Kicks Off

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16th Annual Trail of Tears Association Conference & Symposium is being held this week in Cherokee, North Carolina. This years event is being hosted by the North Carolina Chapter of TOTA. Last evening, conference attendees enjoyed the company of each other at the Kituwah Mound. Thomas Belt discussed the historical and cultural significane of the …

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