Thursday, April 07, 2016
Digitization has changed the amount of genealogy resources available, and it is even easier to do genealogy at a distance. However, not all digital genealogy resources exist in popular genealogy databases, such as Ancestry.com or FamilySearch.org, and Digital Dixie is about those digital genealogy resources that are located in places online you may not have ever thought to look. Digital Dixie will cover how to locate digital collections, how to search effectively, and how to track and organize your digital research. You will learn tips and tricks to navigate these digital sources with ease, locate new information on your ancestor, and reinvigorate your family history research. For anyone who is stuck with a “brick wall” in their genealogy research or feels like they have looked at all the genealogy sources in these selected Southern states, this workshop is not to be missed.
Because this workshop will be concentrating on digital resources, feel free to bring a laptop, tablet, or phone, so you can follow along as we navigate from website to website. This is completely optional, and you can connect using the library’s Wi-Fi. Digital Dixie will take place on Saturday, April 16th from 10-11:30 am in the Arrington Auditorium of the Linn-Henley building. Registration is requested, and you can register by e-mailing us at firstname.lastname@example.org, or by phone at 205-226-3665, or come see us in the Southern History Department.
Southern History Department