What's In Your Genealogy Research Toolbox? & Blog Your Ancestors: Read 'Em, Write 'Em, Find 'Em!

  • 18 Feb 2012
  • 10:00 AM - 3:00 PM
  • Indiana History Center, Indianapolis, Indiana

 

What’s In Your Genealogy Research Toolbox?
Blog Your Ancestors: Read ‘Em, Write ‘Em,   Find ‘Em!

by Thomas MacEntee

What’s In Your Genealogy Research Toolbox?

Eugene and Marilyn Glick
Indiana History Center
Saturday, Feb. 18
10:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.
$10, $8 IHS members
Limited to 80 participants

Attend both family history programs on Feb. 18 for
$15, $12 IHS members.

Are you overwhelmed with the number of online resources for genealogical research? Are you constantly working with unorganized bookmarks or favorites? Do you print out lists of websites you use most? Learn how to build a research toolbox that is organized, easy-to-use, and can be accessed from almost anywhere. We’ll also cover some Google tools that you may have missed including books, magazines, photos, documents and more. You’ll leave this session with new ways to advance your genealogy research!

Thomas MacEntee is a professional genealogist specializing in the use of technology and social media to improve genealogy research and to connect with others in the family history community. Utilizing over 25 years of experience in the information technology field, Thomas writes and lectures on the many ways in which blogs, Facebook and Twitter can be leveraged to add new dimensions to the genealogy experience. As the creator of GeneaBloggers.com he has organized and engaged a community of over 2,000 bloggers.

Registration includes admission to the Indiana Experience the day of the program.

Blog Your Ancestors:
Read’Em, Write ‘Em, Find ‘Em

Eugene and Marilyn Glick
Indiana History Center
Saturday, Feb. 18
1:00 to 3:00 p.m.
$10, $8 IHS members
Limited to 80 participants

Attend both family history programs on Feb. 18 for
$15, $12 IHS members.

Watch as the mystery of genealogy blogs vanishes before your very eyes. You’ll learn what blogs are, as well as how to read blogs to find genealogy research leads. In addition, you’ll see how easy it is to create a blog in under five minutes! You'll leave this session with a list of great genealogy blogs to read, tips on how to best use the information found in blogs, and you’ll wonder why you didn't know about blogs sooner!

Thomas MacEntee is a professional genealogist specializing in the use of technology and social media to improve genealogy research and to connect with others in the family history community. Utilizing over 25 years of experience in the information technology field, Thomas writes and lectures on the many ways in which blogs, Facebook and Twitter can be leveraged to add new dimensions to the genealogy experience. As the creator of GeneaBloggers.com he has organized and engaged a community of over 2,000 bloggers.

Registration includes admission to the Indiana Experience the day of the program.

 

 

 

"Preserving The Past, Serving The Present, Promoting The Future"

Wabash Valley Genealogy Society 

Based in Vigo County, Terre Haute, Indiana. Serving Clark, Crawford and Edgar Counties in Illinois.

Clay, Greene, Parke, Putnam, Sullivan, Vermillion and Vigo in Indiana

P.O. Box 9347

Terre Haute, Indiana 47808-9347


Society Email Address: wvgs@inwvgs.org

President: Mike Lewman     Email: mblewman@yahoo.com     Phone: 765-569-5935


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