Genealogy Essentials: Helping Patrons Search for Family Roots

Thursday, May 19, 2016 - 3:00pm

 

This webinar will teach library staff how to assist patrons with genealogical questions, using FamilySearch.org, a leading genealogy resource.

The advent of the Internet liberated genealogy research. With the resulting ease of access, individual genealogy exploration has blossomed. However, many people pay for research services, not realizing that they can go to their public library for free, reliable tools and assistance. This webinar will teach library staff how to assist patrons with genealogical questions, using FamilySearch.org, a leading genealogy resource. Learn the reference skills necessary to determine a patron’s research experience and reveal the problem to be solved. Learn how to orient patrons to available resources and introduce them to the principles of finding a record for a known ancestor. Become a better guide to your patron researchers and help them to connect successfully with the details and stories of their ancestry.

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Training Hours: 
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Free or Fee: 
Free Training