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Genealogical Research: Getting the Most out of the Special Collections Dept.

Event Type: Genealogy Programs
Age Group(s): Adults, Teens
Date: 8/15/2013
Start Time: 2:00 PM
End Time: 4:00 PM
Description:
 This introductory course will have three main emphases:

An overview of genealogical research, including how to get started, citing sources and organizing research findings.

Basic library skills, including a discussion of the Dewey Decimal system, the online library catalog, resource formats (print, microform and electronic), and collection guides and finding aids.

An overview of resources available in the Special Collections Department.

This workshop is appropriate for those beginning their genealogical research and have little or no previous experience.

Registration is limited to 25 participants. Registration opens July 18, 2013.

Library: Headquarters    Map
Location: East Room (HQ)
Presenter: Library Staff