Upcoming Appearance: SCGS Jamboree, June 9-10, 2017

Genealogy author and educator Thomas MacEntee will present three lectures at the Southern California Genealogical Society Jamboree, June 8-11, 2017

Beginning on Friday, June 9th, 2017, I will be presenting three lectures at the 48th Annual Southern California Genealogical Society Jamboree, in Burbank, California. Lectures will include:

  • Friday, June 9th, 1:00 pm
    FR009 Facebook: A Tool for Genealogy Research
    While Facebook is the world’s largest online social network with more than 1.2 billion users, did you know that it can be leveraged as a genealogy research “work horse” to help find your ancestors? In this session you’ll go beyond the basics of setting up a Facebook account and simply posting status. Level: Beg.

    NOTE: You can watch this session – Facebook: A Tool for Genealogy Research – for FREE from home. Click here to sign up.

  • Friday, June 9th, 4:00 pm
    FR020 Citing Sources and Evaluating Evidence
    More and more genealogists are evolving from “name collectors” to “serious researchers.” Most realize the need to cite sources and evaluate evidence before data is added to a family tree. Here are ways to not only make the process easier, but to also get the most out of your research data. Level: Beg
  • Saturday, June 10th, 10:00 am
    SA011 Google Forms for Genealogists
    Learn how to use Google Forms, which is part of Google Drive, to your advantage. We’ll cover how to create new forms, how to add templates, how to embed forms in blogs and websites, how to share forms, and how to be notified each time a form is competed. Level: Beg.

And click here for more information about this amazing event – I hope to see you there!

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Thomas MacEntee
Thomas MacEntee is a genealogist specializing in the use of technology and social media to improve genealogical research and as a means of interacting with others in the family history community. Utilizing over 25 years of experience in the information technology field, Thomas writes and lectures on the many ways blogs, Facebook and Twitter can be leveraged to add new dimensions to the genealogy experience. As the creator of GeneaBloggers.com he has organized and engaged a community of over 1,100 bloggers to document their own journeys in the search for ancestors.