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FREE - For the past ten years, the LHD has allowed staff and patrons – along with local newspapers and historical societies – access to information quickly. Learn how this time-saving database can be utilized for other types of indexing projects as well.

5/9/2017
When: 1:00 PM
Where: Online
United States
Contact: https://slis.wisc.edu/continuing-education/free-webinars/
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More Information: https://slis.wisc.edu/continuing-education/free-webinars/

 

May 9 at 12 p.m. CST: Find it Fast! Local History at Your Fingertips 
Sue Braden (’94) and Diana McDonald (’81), Reference Librarians, Hedberg Public Library, Janesville, WI

Learn how the Local History Database (LHD) at the Hedberg Public Library helps people from all over the country find the answers they are looking for. The LHD is a staff-created online index to the library’s local history collection and Janesville Gazette newspaper clippings. It contains almost 65,000 entries to local history information relating to Rock County. For the past ten years, the LHD has allowed staff and patrons – along with local newspapers and historical societies – access to information quickly. Learn how this time-saving database can be utilized for other types of indexing projects as well.

 

 

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