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Introduction to Genealogy for Librarians

Event Type: General Workshop
Date: 6/14/2011
Start Time: 9:30 AM
End Time: 3:00 PM
Description:
  "My great, great, great grandmother was born in Vermont and I want to know everything you have about her." GASP!!... That statement sends a shiver of panic through many a librarian who has ever heard it. If you’re one of those or you’d like to be well-armed when you DO face the question, this workshop is for you. You will receive an introduction to the basics of genealogical research and record keeping, followed by presentations to familiarize you with the genealogical resources at the Vermont Department of Libraries, Vermont State Archives, and the Vermont Historical Society.

Meg Page, from the Vermont Department of Libraries, will lead the introduction to genealogy portion and will fill you in on what resources for genealogical research the DOL has. Scott Reilly, Archivist, Vermont State Archives and Records Administration, and Paul Carnahan, Vermont Historical Society Librarian, will introduce you to the parts of their collections that are of particular interest to people doing genealogical research.

Location: Midstate Library Service Center, Berlin - Lab
Registration Ends: 6/9/2011 at 12:00 AM
Other Information:
A confirmation email message will be sent shortly after the registration deadline.
DOL certification credits: 5
Bring your lunch - coffee will be available.
Contact: Mara Siegel
Contact Number: 802-828-2727
Presenter: Meg Page
Status: Closed
Please Note
  • Attendee MUST give 24 hour cancellation notice to allow others on the waiting list to attend.

We're sorry. The registration deadline was 6/9/2011 at 12:00 AM.