Thursday, September 28, 2017

October Learning from The Family History Library

Here are October's classes from the Family History Library. There are a lot of good ones I hope to have time to take. Notice that EVERY class listed is available to view as a webinar, so you don't have to be there. Which ones are you excited about?

Free Family History Library Classes and Webinars for October 2017

Salt Lake City, Utah (27 September 2017), The Family History Library in Salt Lake City, Utah, has announced its free family history classes and webinars for October 2017. Participants can attend in person or online. The October schedule includes how-to classes for Canada, UK, US and Venzuela research, using the FamilySearch Family Tree, learning the new web-based indexing tool, and other useful tips and instruction. Some classes are available in Spanish. See the full schedule below. Mark your calendars for events you want to join so you don’t forget. (Find and easily share this announcement online in the FamilySearch Newsroom).
Online classes are noted on the schedule as webinars. Webinar attendees need to click the link next to the class title at the scheduled date and time to attend the class online. Those attending in person simply go to the room noted. Invite your family and friends. All class times are in Mountain Standard Time (MST).
If you are unable to attend a class in person or online, most sessions are recorded and can be viewed later online at your convenience. To access these, go to the archive for Family History Library classes and webinars.
Monday Oct. 2,10:00 a.m.
Using the FamilySearch Catalog Effectively (Beginner)
Tuesday Oct. 3,10:00 a.m.
Tips and Tricks for Using FamilySearch’s Historical Records Collection (Beginner)
Wednesday Oct. 4, 10:00 a.m.
Italian Language Indexing (1½ hours) (Intermediate)
Thursday Oct. 5, 1:00 p.m.
Using England Probate Records (Intermediate)
Monday Oct. 9,10:00 a.m.
Using the FamilySearch Catalog Effectively (Beginner)
Tuesday Oct. 10, 10:00 a.m.
FamilyTree: Correcting Relationships (Intermediate)
Tuesday October 10,11:00 a.m.
Figuring Out Place Names for Swedish Genealogy (Intermediate)
Tuesday October 10,1:00 p.m.
Criminals, Lunatics, and Witches, Oh My! Finding the Less Than Pleasant in Family History (Beginner)
Tuesday October 10,2:00 p.m.
Starting FamilyTree: Open Questions and Answers (Beginner)
Wednesday Oct. 11, 3:00 p.m.
Web Indexing Training for Temple and Family History Consultants—Brazil: (1½ hours) (Intermediate)
Thursday Oct. 12, 1:00 p.m.
Finding Jewish Ancestors in England (Beginner)
Thursday Oct. 12, 4:00 p.m.
Web Indexing Training for Temple and Family History Consultants—South America: (1½ hours) (Intermediate)
Monday Oct. 16,9:00 a.m.
Using the FamilySearch Catalog Effectively (Beginner)
Monday Oct. 16,10:15 a.m.
Canada Research: Canada Census Records (Beginner)
Monday Oct. 16,11:30 a.m.
Are You Your Own Brick Wall? Common Genealogical Mistakes and Their Solutions (Intermediate)
Monday Oct. 16,1:15 p.m.
United States Vital Records (Beginner)
Monday Oct. 16,2:30 p.m.
United States Naturalization Records (Intermediate)
Tuesday Oct. 17, 9:00 a.m.
FamilySearch Wiki (Beginner)
Tuesday Oct. 17, 10:15 a.m.
Canada Research: Canada Vital Records (Beginner)
Tuesday Oct. 17, 11:30 a.m.
Descendancy Research (Beginner)
Tuesday Oct. 17, 1:15 p.m.
United States Land Records (Intermediate)
Tuesday Oct. 17, 2:30 p.m.
United States Probate Records (Intermediate)
Wednesday Oct. 18, 9:00 a.m.
Tips and Tricks for Using FamilySearch’s Historical Records Collection (Beginner)
Wednesday Oct. 18, 10:15 a.m.
Canada Research: Quebec Research (Beginner)
Wednesday Oct. 18, 11:30 a.m.
A United States Case Study (Intermediate)
Wednesday Oct. 18, 1:15 p.m.
Census Techniques and Strategies (Beginner)
Wednesday Oct. 18, 2:30 p.m.
Great Internet Sites for United States Research (Beginner)
Thursday Oct. 19, 9:00 a.m.
FamilySearch Memories (Beginner)
Thursday Oct. 19, 10:15 a.m.
Canada Research: Ontario Research (Beginner)
Thursday Oct. 19, 11:30 a.m.
The Research Process (Beginner)
Thursday Oct. 19, 1:15 p.m.
Genetic Genealogy: An Introduction to DNA (Beginner)
Thursday Oct. 19, 2:30 p.m.
Using LDS Church Records (Beginner)
Friday Oct. 20,9:00 a.m.
Freedman Bureau Records (Intermediate)
Friday Oct. 20,10:15 a.m.
Immigration and Canadian Border Crossings (Intermediate)
Friday Oct. 20,11:30 a.m.
Ask Your United States and Canada Research Question (Beginner)
Friday Oct. 20,1:15 p.m.
Canada Research: Canada Military (Intermediate)
Friday Oct. 20,2:30 p.m.
Over There! World War I Records over Here (Intermediate)
Saturday Oct. 21, 1:00 p.m.
Recursos Genealógicos de Venezuela (Beginner)
Webinar | VIP Room
Monday Oct. 23,10:00 a.m.
Using the FamilySearch Catalog Effectively (Beginner)
Tuesday Oct. 24, 10:00 a.m.
What’s New at FamilySearch (Beginner)
Tuesday Oct. 24, 11:00 a.m.
Danish Tax Records (Advanced)
Tuesday Oct. 24, 1:00 p.m.
Exploring Probate Records in Norway (Intermediate)
Wednesday Oct. 25, 10:00 a.m.
Spanish Language Indexing (1½ hours) (Intermediate)
Wednesday Oct. 25, 11:00 a.m.
Online Resources for Finnish Research (Intermediate)
Wednesday Oct. 25, 1:00 p.m.
Tracing Ancestry in Ireland’s Land and Other Records (Intermediate)
Thursday Oct. 26, 1:00 p.m.
Your British and Irish Research Questions Answered (Beginner)
Monday Oct. 30,10:00 a.m.
Using the FamilySearch Catalog Effectively (Beginner)
Tuesday Oct. 31, 1:00 p.m.
Deciphering Portuguese Script (Beginner)

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