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Introduction to Genealogy-Preparing and Choosing a Platform In-Person

Sunday, July 7, 2024 Show more dates
12:00 pm - 1:30 pm, Eastern Time - US & Canada (change)
Alvin Sherman Library: Second Floor, Lab A
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About the Event

The "Introduction to Genealogy" course offers a comprehensive journey into the world of family history research. Over six weeks, participants will gain valuable insights from a professional genealogist on how to craft effective research questions, delve into historical records, and interpret their findings. The hands-on workshop aspect provides a unique opportunity for attendees to apply these new skills directly to their personal genealogy projects, fostering a deeper connection with their ancestry.

Session 1   July 7 Preparing and Choosing a Platform
Session 2   July 14 Creating a Research Question and Plan
Session 3   July 21 Hands-On Workshop - Creating a Research Question and Plan
Session 4   July 28 Research Process and Analysis
Session 5  August 4 Hands-On Workshop - Research Process and Analysis
Session 6     August 11   Technology in Genealogy

Jen Hupf of Jen’s Genealogy is a Broward County resident who became interested in genealogy more than 30 years ago when looking for her grandmother’s ancestors. After a career in software development, Jen now does genealogy full-time with Jensgenealogy.com. She completed the Boston University Genealogical Research program and is currently working to obtain the Certified Genealogist accreditation. Memberships include the Genealogical Society of Broward County, Florida State Genealogical Society, Connecticut Society of Genealogists, American Ancestors, United Empire Loyalists of Canada, National Genealogical Society, and the Association of Professional Genealogists.

Related LibGuide: Genealogy by Bonnie DiGiallonardo

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