Wednesday, 12 December 2012

SCGS webinar bonanza

The following announcement is about some interesting looking not-to-be-missed webinars by well-known US genealogy speakers, from December 19 to December 2013, 25 in total. Many are not specifically US-oriented.


The Southern California Genealogical Society announces that registration is now open for the popular Jamboree Extension Webinar Series for 2013. The webinar series provides web-based family history and genealogy educational sessions for genealogists around the world.

Jamboree Extension Series webinars are conducted the first Saturday and third Wednesday of each month. Saturday sessions will be held at 10am Pacific time /1pm Eastern time. Wednesday sessions will be scheduled at 6pm Pacific time / 9pm Eastern time.

Upcoming sessions are listed below. Click on the link to register for any session you want to attend. For more information on each of these sessions, check out the SCGS website.


Wednesday, December 19 - 6pm Pacific time / 9pm Eastern time.
Schelly Talalay Dardashti

Jewish Genealogy 101

 

Saturday, January 5 - 10am Pacific time / 1pm Eastern time

Lisa A. Alzo

Family History Writing Made Easier: Cloud-based Tools Every Genealogist Can Use

 

Wednesday, January 16 - 6pm Pacific time / 9pm Eastern time.

Linda Geiger Woodward, CG, CGL

Documentation: Never Having to Ask, 'Where Did That Come From?'

 

Saturday, February 2 - 10am Pacific time / 1pm Eastern time.

Eric Basir

Digital Organization for Documents and Photos

 

Wednesday, February 20 - 6pm Pacific time / 9pm Eastern time.

Michael John Neill

No Will? No Problem

 

Saturday, March 2 - 10am Pacific time / 1pm Eastern time

Lisa Louise Cooke

Time Travel with Google Earth

 

Wednesday, March 20 - 6pm Pacific time / 9pm Eastern time.

Michael Brophy

Erin in the USA: Irish Research on This Side of the Atlantic


Saturday, April 6 - 10am Pacific time / 1pm Eastern time

Denise Levenick

Break Down Brick Walls with Home Sources

 

Wednesday, - April 17 - 6pm Pacific time / 9pm Eastern time.

Janet Hovorka

Trip the Tree Fantastic: Intriguing Family History Trips for the Whole Family

 

Saturday, May 4 - 10am Pacific time / 1pm Eastern time

Peggy Clemens Lauritzen, AG
Homespun and Calico - Researching our Foremothers

 

Wednesday, May 15 - 6pm Pacific time / 9pm Eastern time.
Debbie Mieszala, CG

Options in Post-Adoption Research

 

Saturday, June 1 - 10am Pacific time / 1pm Eastern time

Jane Neff Rollins

Is There a Baby Catcher in your Bloodline?

 

Saturday, June 1 - 2pm Pacific time / 5pm Eastern time

Leo Myers and Paula Hinkel

Sneak Peek at Jamboree

 

Wednesday, June 19 - 6pm Pacific time / 9pm Eastern time.

Valerie Brown Elkins, CG

Interest in Pinterest: Pinning Your Family History

 

Saturday, July 6 - 10am Pacific time / 1pm Eastern time

Tonia Kendrick

Transform Your Note-Taking and Remember Everything with Evernote

 

Wednesday, July 17 - 6pm Pacific time / 9pm Eastern time.

Nancy Lauer

Path to Organizational Bliss

 

Saturday, August 3 - 10am Pacific time / 1pm Eastern time

Jay Fonkert, CG

Official, but Wrong: Testing the Validity of Genealogical Information in Official Records

 

Wednesday, August 21 - 6pm Pacific time / 9pm Eastern time.

Mary Roddy

Mark Golden: A Case Study in World War II Research

 

Saturday, September 7 - 10am Pacific time / 1pm Eastern time

George G. Morgan

Sidestep Genealogy

 

Wednesday, - September 18 - 6pm Pacific time / 9pm Eastern time.

Beth Foulk

Imported to America - Colonists for Sale

 

Saturday, October 5 - 10am Pacific time / 1pm Eastern time

Taneya Koonce

Genealogy News at Your Fingertips: From RSS Feeds to Digital Magazine Platforms

 

Wednesday, October 16 - 6pm Pacific time / 9pm Eastern time.

Drew Smith

Effective Online Queries

 

Saturday, November 2 - 10am Pacific time / 1pm Eastern time

Jean Wilcox Hibben, PhD, CG

Getting Family History Information through the Back Door

 

Wednesday, November 20 - 6pm Pacific time / 9pm Eastern time.

Leland K. Meitzler

Mobile Capturing of Your Ancestor's Documents and Pictures

 

Saturday, December 7 - 10am Pacific time / 1pm Eastern time

Gena Philibert Ortega

Women in WWII

 

Please share this notice with your fellow genealogical society members, librarians, cousins and others that share your interest in genealogy.

The initial (live) webcast is offered free of charge and open to the public. "We offer these webinars as part of our educational mission," said SCGS president Alice Fairhurst, "but are always grateful for contributions to offset our costs." Donations can be made through PayPal, online through the SCGS website or by check made out to SCGS and mailed to the address below.

As a benefit of membership, SCGS members can review archived sessions at any time by accessing the SCGS members-only section of this website.

To join a webinar, most participants attend via computer with audio speakers or a headset. Those with a fast Internet connection (either broadband or DSL) will have the most satisfactory experience. It is possible to phone in to listen to the presentation. Long-distance charges may apply.

For more information contact:

Paula Hinkel ( phinkel@pacbell.net )

Vice President

Southern California Genealogical Society

417 Irving Drive

Burbank, CA 91504

1 comment:

Ellen Thorne Morris said...

A nice Christmas present, thanks.