Published by FamilySearch: August 25, 2015—Teach Yourself and Others: New Online Training Now Available

Several new classes have been added to the FamilySearch Learning Center. These new classes include: Danish Research United States Research Norwegian Parish Registers Canadian Census Records England Probate Records Hispanic Online Resources Chinese Research Below are links to the full classes or webinars found on the FamilySearch website. To access a class, click on the…

https://familysearch.org/blog/en/august-25-2015teach-online-training/

Published by DearMyrtle’s Blog: Methodology Tuesday – tonight in Second Life

DearREADERS,Second Life’s Just Genealogy community has regained strength, over the summer, no less. That’s usually when stats are down for online webinars, hangouts and chats, probably because school’s out, and everyone is going on research trips and vacations.In just a few hours Clarise Beaumont, my svelte blond avatar, will host a group discussion about research…

http://blog.dearmyrtle.com/2015/08/methodology-tuesday-tonight-in-second.html

Published by Dick Eastman: Forensic Genealogy Institute Announces Dates for 2016 Event

The 5th Annual Forensic Genealogy Institute will be held 10-12 March 2016. Sponsored by the Council for the Advancement of Forensic Genealogy, the topics to be covered include: Marketing, Legal Issues, Advanced Practicum, and a DNA Workshop. This year’s location is the Historic Menger Hotel in San Antonio, Texas. Conveniently located near the River Walk…

http://blog.eogn.com/2015/08/17/forensic-genealogy-institute-announces-dates-for-2016-event/

Published by Sourceline: The Learning Curve – Learn about Genealogy

One of the best things about genealogy is the many opportunities to learn. Workshops, magazines, blogs, conferences and even Facebook pages/groups. Whether you are a beginner, a seasoned researcher or a professional, there are always learning opportunities available. If you are looking for webinars, Legacy Family Tree has a listing here:http://familytreewebinars.com/upcoming-webinars.php Family Tree University has […]

https://rsourceline.wordpress.com/2015/07/29/the-learning-curve-learn-about-genealogy/

Published by LegacyFamilyTree: Mending Broken Ties: Reconstructing Family Trees Sawed by Slavery – free webinar by Melvin Collier now online for limited time

“We are on our ancestors’s time” is how Melvin Collier summed up his inspiring webinar today. It has been 150 years since the beginning of freedom for all Americans. We are celebrating by hosting the Freedom Webinar Series. Today’s webinar, the third in the series, was presented by author and researcher, Melvin J. Collier. Its…

http://news.legacyfamilytree.com/legacy_news/2015/07/mending-broken-ties-reconstructing-family-trees-sawed-by-slavery-free-webinar-by-melvin-collier-now-.html

Published by FamilySearch Blog: Find Out What it Takes to Becoming an Accredited Genealogist

What does it take to become an accredited genealogist? Why even bother to do it? Danielle Batson provided each person in her well attended session with an excellent high level overview of the pros and cons of being an accredited genealogist and what it takes to get there. Her Tuesday morning session at the BYU…

https://familysearch.org/blog/en/find-takes-accredited-genealogist/

Published by StumblingPast: Women and History at the #OzHA2015 History Conference

The history profession in Australia appears to be a healthy profession for women judging from the proceedings of the annual conference of the Australian Historical Association held in Sydney this week. The prominent keynote sessions were dominated by women and …

https://stumblingpast.wordpress.com/2015/07/13/women-history-at-ozha2015/