Fundamentals of Genealogy 1: Most Helpful Tools You've Never Used - Part 1 | Newberry

Fundamentals of Genealogy 1: Most Helpful Tools You've Never Used - Part 1

Led by Marsha Peterson-Maass. One session, 9 am - noon.
Saturday, September 23, 2017
Saturday, September 23

9 am - noon

This seminar is full. Call (312) 255-3700 to be on the waitlist.

Cost and Registration Information

Early Registration Price (by September 1): $70
Regular Price (after September 1): $77

This seminar is full. Please call (312) 255-3700 if you would like to be on the wait list.

Seminar Description

Based on the popular new book Fundamentals of Genealogy®: The Most Helpful Tools You’ve Never Used!, this seminar offers a wealth of helpful tools plus in-depth instruction for practical uses of online resources, county boundaries, maps, timelines, genealogical precepts, and other research strategies. We will also review tips for using CyndisList tools, wikis, lookups, health predisposition results sheets, and recommendations for blogs and podcasts on the subject. One session.

Marsha Peterson-Maass is author of the Fundamentals of Genealogy® textbook series and a member of the Association of Professional Genealogists. She has led numerous genealogy seminars at the Newberry Library since 2002.

Materials List

Required:

  • There are no required materials for this class. The instructor will make the below recommended textbooks available to use in the classroom whether students choose to purchase them or not.

Recommended:

  • Fundamentals of Genealogy®: The Most Helpful Tools You’ve Never Used. ISBN-13: 978-0-578-18417-3
  • Fundamentals of Genealogy®: Basics for Everyone. ISBN-13: 978-0-578-18416-6
    • Both texts will be available for purchase directly from the instructor in the classroom, as well as from the publisher, Lulu.com, at http://www.lulu.com/shop/marsha-peterson-maass/fundamentals-of-genealogy-the-most-helpful-tools-youve-never-used/paperback/product-23143696.html

First Reading:

  • There is no reading assignment for this class.

This class is part of the Newberry’s Adult Education Seminars Program. Learn more about our registration procedures.