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Level-Up Lab: Intro to Genealogy with Ancestry Library Edition

FREE - Learn how to effectively navigate Ancestry Library Edition and discover the history hiding in your family tree! Learn tips and tricks such as how to incorporate wild cards into your searches to return more results. Discover ways to use additional resources to build a family tree and find additional information on your family. We will discuss ways to use Ancestry in library programming and talk about potential issues that may arise.

5/7/2018
When: 05/07/2018
2 - 4 pm
Where: Clermont County Public Library
Miami Township Branch
5920 Buckwheat Rd.
Milford, Ohio  45150
United States
Contact: 513-751-4422 ext 10


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Level-Up Lab:

Intro to Genealogy with Ancestry Library Edition

Learn how to effectively navigate Ancestry Library Edition and discover the history hiding in your family tree! Learn tips and tricks such as how to incorporate wild cards into your searches to return more results. Discover ways to use additional resources to build a family tree and find additional information on your family. We will discuss ways to use Ancestry in library programming and talk about potential issues that may arise.

There will be time for hands-on use of Ancestry Library Edition. Please come prepared with some information about your family, or a family you would like to research. Good starting information would be grandparents names, birth dates, and places of birth (or estimates if not known).

Competencies Covered:

  • Digital Resources Technology
  • Community Relations
  • Adult and Older Adult Services

Presenter:

Amy Volz is currently the Technical Services Librarian for the Wilmington Public Library. A native of Seattle, Amy moved to Ohio about 10 years ago. She began working at WPL in 2012 as a circulation associate, and has done a little bit of everything since. She earned her MLIS in December of 2015 from Kent State University. When not at work, Amy enjoys cooking, reading (of course), and working in the garden.

CEUs:

OLC accepts 2 CEU.

KDLA accepts up to CEU. 

Level-Up Labs:

Level-Up Labs are a chance for you to get some hands-on help to take your tech skills to the next level. They are held either onsite at SWON or at a library near you! Level-Up Labs are always FREE for everyone, but space is limited, so register today to reserve your place! 

Want to present your own Level-Up Lab at your library? Contact us by e-mail or phone (513-751-4422 ext. 11) to pitch your idea!


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