Monday, May 30, 2016

Evidence Analysis Anyone?

We are in the middle of the Beta test for the Virtual Advanced Evidence Analysis Practicum with Angela Packer McGhie, CG. It's been enlightening, as we share ideas for solving the cases presented.

If you would like the opportunity to sharpen your research skills and share with other participants, consider enrolling in the Virtual Practicum this October. The course will run from October 1 - November 5, 2016. For more information see this page on our website.

Registration opens July 9th. 

Friday, May 27, 2016

Looking for Immigrant Ancestors?

The Salt Lake Institute of Genealogy is offering "Researching Ancestor from Overseas" with John Philip Colletta, PhD, FUGA. John is an engaging instructor, that will assist you on your adventure to discover and locate your ancestor's town of origin. So if you are struggling to find your ancestor's "across the pond" take a minute and check out John's class.  Hope to see you in Salt Lake this January.  Remember, registration opens July 9th and classes fill quickly.

John will be speaking at the Association of Personal Historians conference in Forth Worth, Texas, October 23-27, 2016. If you have an opportunity check it out. 

Thursday, May 26, 2016

See SLIG 2017 Coordinators at Next Week's SCGS Genealogy Jamboree

 Are you going to the SCGS Genealogy Jamboree next week in Burbank, Califonia? Four of our class coordinators will be teaching there and I hope you stop by and meet them.The annual Jamboree will be held at the Marriott hotel in Burbank, CA June 3-4, with an all-day genetic genealogy conference being held on June 2nd. Please visit Jamboree's website for more details here.

Thomas W. Jones

Getting Beyond the Bare Bones: Reconstructing Your Ancestors' Lives

Organizing Evidence to Overcome Record Shortages

Maximizing Your Use of Evidence 

Paula Stuart-Warren

What Next? Workshop for Developing Step-by-Step Research Plans 

Tracking Migrations and More: The Records of Old Settlers Organizations

Publicize It and Publicize It: Increasing Attendance at Society Events 

Cyndi Ingle

Unappreciated Treasures Online: Libraries, Archives & Digital Collections

Be Your Own Digital Archivist: Preserve Your Research 

Coordinating the Cloud: Ancestry, Dropbox, Evernote, FamilySearch, Google Drive and More

Gena Philibert-Ortega

Enhancing Your Genealogy with Social History 

Women's Work: Tracing Your Ancestor's Occupations and Volunteer Work

I'm in the Book: Researching Women in Directories 

All times and dates of each class are posted on Jamboree's website here.

Hope to see you there!
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