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28 July 2011 ~ Comments Off

Date Change – Illinois Genealogy Crash Course

UPDATE: the webinar has been moved to Wednesday, September 21, 2011! See below for more info.

Join me on Wednesday evening, September 21, 2011 for my next webinar: Illinois Genealogy Crash Course over at Family Tree University.

About the Webinar:

A plethora of resources are available to those with Illinois ancestors, including great libraries and expansive websites. This live webinar with Thomas MacEntee will show you how to make the most of the Land of Lincoln’s genealogical bounty.

What you’ll learn:

  • Essential Illinois history
  • Details on vital records and immigration in the state
  • What ethnicity-based records your ancestor may have left
  • The best websites for Illinois research

Registration for the live session includes:

  • Participation in the live presentation and Q&A session Access to the webinar recording to view again as many times as you like
  • A PDF of the presentation slides for future reference
  • A PDF of our Illinois State Research Guide

Who should attend:

  • Anyone with Illinois roots
  • Librarians who want to help patrons with online research about Illinois

©2011, copyright Thomas MacEntee

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20 July 2011 ~ Comments Off

Blog Talk Radio Interview July 20, 2011 8pm Central

I will be interviewed on Blog Talk Radio this evening, Wednesday, July 20, 2011 from 8:00 – 9:00 pm Central time. Click here to set a reminder and to listen to the live broadcast.

Jane E. Wilcox hosts the Your Ancestors Want Their Stories To Be Told show and she’ll be asking me how I got into the genealogy field as well as how I am using social media and technology to not only advance my own research but to bring more recognition to the genealogy community.

If you can’t tune in tonight, check back at this link to download the archived episode.

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11 July 2011 ~ Comments Off

Upcoming Webinar – Illinois Genealogy Crash Course

Join me on Wednesday evening, September 21, 2011 for my next webinar: Illinois Genealogy Crash Course over at Family Tree University.

About the Webinar:

A plethora of resources are available to those with Illinois ancestors, including great libraries and expansive websites. This live webinar with Thomas MacEntee will show you how to make the most of the Land of Lincoln’s genealogical bounty.

What you’ll learn:

  • Essential Illinois history
  • Details on vital records and immigration in the state
  • What ethnicity-based records your ancestor may have left
  • The best websites for Illinois research

Registration for the live session includes:

  • Participation in the live presentation and Q&A session Access to the webinar recording to view again as many times as you like
  • A PDF of the presentation slides for future reference
  • A PDF of our Illinois State Research Guide

Who should attend:

  • Anyone with Illinois roots
  • Librarians who want to help patrons with online research about Illinois

©2011, copyright Thomas MacEntee

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