Category Archives: Lectures

Internet for Genealogists – Session 4

Title: Internet for Genealogists – Session 4
Location: Minnesota Genealogical Society library – 1185 Concrod St. N., South St. Paul, MN 55075
Description: This is Session 4 of a four session class: Topics include – Communication, Social networking, Blogs, Wikis and Course review and wrap-up. Also – hands-on exercises, take home assignments and handouts
Start Time: 18:00
Date: 2009-11-18
End Time: 21:00

Internet for Genealogists – Session 3

Title: Internet for Genealogists – Session 3
Location: Minnesota Genealogical Society library – 1185 Concrod St. N., South St. Paul, MN 55075
Description: This is Session 3 of a four session class: Topics include – Capturing web finds, Internet as a learning tool, Scoping out repositories. Also – hands-on exercises, take home assignments and handouts
Start Time: 18:00
Date: 2009-11-04
End Time: 21:00

Internet for Genealogists – Session 2

Title: Internet for Genealogists – Session 2
Location: Minnesota Genealogical Society library – 1185 Concrod St. N., South St. Paul, MN 55075
Description: This is Session 2 of a four session class: Topics include -Key websites, Internet research strategies, Searching in databases, CD ROMs. Also – hands-on exercises, take home assignments and handouts
Start Time: 18:00
Date: 2009-10-21
End Time: 21:00

Internet for Genealogists – Session 1

Title: Internet for Genealogists – Session 1
Location: Minnesota Genealogical Society library – 1185 Concrod St. N., South St. Paul, MN 55075
Description: This is Session 1 of a four session class: Topics include – Introduction, Browsers, Search Engines, Searching the whole Internet. Also – hands-on exercises, take home assignments and handouts
Start Time: 18:00
Date: 2009-10-04
End Time: 21:00

Records of Government Transfer of Land to Individuals

Title: Records of Government Transfer of Land to Individuals
Location: Minnesota History Center – St. Paul, MN
Description: What were the processes used and records created when governments transferred land to individuals? How can these records help with genealogical research? How do you turn legal land descriptions into a map of your ancestor’s land? What are private land claims, preemption claims, homestead grants and bounty land warrants?
Start Time: 10:00
Date: 2009-11-14
End Time: 11:00

Capturing Internet Search Findings

Title: Capturing Internet Search Findings
Location: Minnesota Genealogical Society library – 1185 Concrod St. N., South St. Paul, MN 55075
Description: A review of verious tools and methods for capturing, organizing and working with genealogicaly related materials you find on the Internet. Special attention will be given to Zotero a Firefox plugin that can capture pages, selections and bibliographic materials plus your own notes.
Start Time: 14:45
Date: 2009-09-18
End Time: 15:45