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Become a Genealogy Blog Reader

Become A Genealogy Blog User

Summary Details

Length: 60 minutes

Summary: Are you curious about blogs and how they can be used to help your genealogy research?  Learn the basics of using blogs in an inviting and easy-to-understand environment.

Description: If you’ve always been wondering how you can use any of the hundreds of genealogy blogs on the Internet to enhance your research, this demo is for you.  Learn the ABCs of how to use blogs, the types of genealogy blogs and more in this basic introductory demo.  You’ll leave this session with a list of great genealogy blogs to read, tips on how to best use the information found in blogs, and then wonder why you didn’t start following blogs sooner!

Audience Level: Beginner

Requirements: Projection for laptop/netbook computer on large screen; internet connection

Content: 5 page handout

Outline

  • What Is a Blog?
  • How Can A Blog Help Me With My Genealogy Research?
  • Genealogy Blogs As Sources
  • Types of Genealogy Blogs
  • Finding Genealogy Blogs
  • Easy Ways to Read Genealogy Blogs
  • Commenting On Blog Posts
  • Glossary
  • Resource List

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