Tuesday, April 7, 2015

60 Minutes to Better Genealogy at the Newberry

Join me on Saturday June 27, 2015 for my four sessions in the "60 Minutes to Better Genealogy" series.

Registration begins April 21, 2015.

Check here to register and for more details.

Day 2: Saturday, June 27
5. FamilySearch Primer with Caron Primas Brennan
9:30 – 10:30 am
We will tour the free FamilySearch.org site, reviewing its research opportunities and newer areas for sharing family trees and pictures. Additionally, we will discuss RootsMagic and Legacy Family Tree, the genealogy programs certified to interact with FamilySearch.
6. What’s New on the Internet? with Caron Primas Brennan
11 am - noon
This seminar is a tour through new and little-known resources for genealogical research and networking on the web. In addition to exploring Newberry-based offerings, we will identify useful free and fee-based local, regional, national, and international genealogical resources.
7. Ancestry.com Primer with Caron Primas Brennan
1 – 2 pm
We will examine today’s Ancestry.com and consider what it offers beginners as well as advanced genealogical researchers—including records and tools, AncestryTrees, and the various features available through the free site, library edition, and paid subscription choices.
8. Fold3.com and Newspapers.com with Caron Primas Brennan
2:30 – 3:30 pm
This guided tour will lead you through two sister products from the Ancestry.com family: Fold3.com—the web’s premier collection of original military records—and Newspapers.com, which houses 3,500 newspapers digitized from across the country.
Caron Primas Brennan is a member of the Genealogical Speakers Guild and the Association of Professional Genealogists and blogs as “Your Cousin Caron.”