Cost and Registration Information
Early Registration Price (by September 1): $70
Regular Price (after September 1): $77
This seminar offers even more tools based on the new book, Fundamentals of Genealogy®: The Most Helpful Tools You’ve Never Used! We’ll walk through in-depth instruction for practical uses of the Newberry Library’s catalogs and guides for genealogy, forensic photo analysis, and Google’s Research Tools. We will also review many organizational strategies, including using Evernote and OneNote to document findings, and Pinterest and other new options for presentations. Finally, we’ll explore the “52 Ancestors in 52 Weeks” challenge, genealogical societies, and using DNA in research. 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.
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.
- 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
- 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.