Date: February 20 - March 23, 2012
Where: Online course through the American Library Association
Who: Matt Rutherford
More information and registration: http://www.ala.org/rusa/onlinece/genealogy101
This five-week online course provides an introduction to American genealogy reference service. The course will outline basic sources and strategies in genealogy research and will be centered on case studies. Topics covered include the U.S. Census, vital records, immigration research, military research and a variety of other basic genealogy sources. Students will also receive instruction in reference desk strategies and tools for futher professional development. The course will cover searching in archival material, print reference tools, and online sources.