WORKSHOP: FRIDAY, FEB. 12
How To Reopen and Work a Genealogical Cold Case
Cost: $25 (members) –– $30 (non-members)
SEMINAR: SATURDAY, FEB. 13
Sharpen Your Genealogy Detective Skills
4 intriguing classes to sharpen your skills
Cost: $30 (members) –– $35 (non-members)
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WORKSHOP DETAILS (Friday, Feb. 12)
How to Reopen and Work a Genealogical Cold Case (9:00AM)
Become a genealogical detective in this vital workshop. You will learn to track ancestors like a criminal cold case detective, sniffing out holes in your research, getting missing information on the record with cutting edge technology, and how creative sleuthing can turn unidentified photos into identified treasurers.
SATURDAY CLASSES (Feb. 13)
Genealogist's Google Search Methodology for 2021 (9:00AM)
If you think you know how to Google, think again! Technology changes rapidly and keeping our search skills updated and sharp is key to search success. Come learn the updated Google Search Methodology for Genealogy. You will hear about the latest and best search innovations and learn the process that will dramatically improve your genealogical search results. These skills can be used with all associated Google tools.
Google Books: The Tool You Should Use Every Day! (10:30AM)
Learn the secrets of getting more than you ever imagined from the largest online collection of digitized books, Google Books. With 25 million books, many of which are digitized and fully searchable, Google Books should be the first place to which you turn as you climb your family tree. Learn how to make the most of this goldmine chock full of historical data with little known techniques.
LUNCH BREAK & DOOR PRIZE DRAWING: 11:45AM-12:45PM
How to Organize All This Genealogy Stuff (12:45PM)
Save yourself future frustration and disappointment by putting a solid genealogy organization plan in place for all the types of items that will be coming your way. Four types of organization systems – paper, digital, web information and family tree organization systems – will be covered.
Save Your Research From Destruction & Ensure Its Survival (2:15PM)
Do not let your lifetime of genealogy research end up in the landfill. Learn the seven key strategies to securing the future of your research including designating a "research keeper", setting up a Genealogy Materials Directive, and making donations with a Deed of Gift. Do not miss this class – your family research legacy depends on it.
MEET OUR SPEAKER
Lisa Louise Cooke is the producer and host of the Genealogy Gems Podcast and the weekly YouTube show Elevenses with Lisa (both available at her website www.GenealogyGems.com). She's the author of five books, including The Genealogist's Google Toolbox 3rd Edition, and a podcast producer and instructor and columnist for Family Tree Magazine.
The Workshop and Seminar will not be recorded.