Sacramento German Genealogy Society

2018 Spring Seminar

DIGGING FOR DATA
Discovering Family
Connections
The 23rd Annual Seminar of the Sacramento German Genealogy Society
 
Saturday
April 28, 2018
 
 
          Fair Oaks Presbyterian Church
                      11427 Fair Oaks Blvd
                      Fair Oaks, CA 95628
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D. Joshua Taylor
 
 
 
 
 
 
Topics:    
Uncovering ArchivGrid
 
Untold discoveries await any genealogist in archival collections. From Germany to the United States (and elsewhere), the holdings for thousands of archival repositories can be searched at Archiv- Grid. This session will discuss how to use this free resource to trace your German roots. 
Successful Online Searching    Overwhelmed by Google? During this session, explore tips and tricks for finding elusive websites and databases. This discussion will include methods to search for spelling variations, hidden databases, and records outside of the United States. 
Going Digital: Preserving Your Research   With thousands of digital files to deal with, genealogists often find themselves buried in a series of disorganized folders and documents. This session will explore methods for developing a system for organizing your digital files, and it discusses ways to ensure that they remain intact for future generations. 
The Modern Genealologist: 
Timesaving Tips 
  Genealogists live in a world of paper, files, websites, and so much more. A variety of topics will be discussed across key categories: technology, organization, and research methods. Learn tips to save time in your research, including helpful gadgets and easy-to-follow research procedures.
 
 
Pre-registration opens Feb. 10, 2018.

 


 
There is always plenty of room. Come on in!
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