Genealogy Resources on the Web

Date & Time
Wednesday, June 4
9:00 a.m.-4:00 p.m.
Registration starts at 8:45 a.m.

Cuyahoga County Public Library
Administration Building Auditorium
2111 Snow Road
Parma, Ohio
$45.00 CAMLS libraries
$65.00 Non-library staff from member's organizations
$90.00 Non-members
Fee includes materials and coffee
Deadline: May 28
Limit: 24

When patrons come to for help with genealogy questions, do you find yourself getting frustrated by the lack of sources available to you? Are you tired of giving the once hopeful, now dejected information seekers referral advice that may or may not lead them anywhere? Then this workshop is just what you need . There is an amazing wealth of genealogical information on the Web, and this hands-on laboratory/lecture will teach you how to find it.

Gail Junion-Metz is a librarian and President of the training firm, Information Age Consultants. She is the author of K-12 Resources on the Internet (Library Solutions Press, 1996) and co-author of using the WWW and Creating Homepages (Neal-Schuman, 1996). She is the “Surf For” columnist for School Library Journal, and serves as editor of the LITA newsletter. Gail is a popular presenter throughout the United States and Canada.
Intended Audience
Anyone looking for a way to find more genealogical information--faster
  • Find out where the sources are, how to search them, and bypass the information you don’t need

  • Provide stronger genealogical reference service to your library’s patrons
    Course Content
    • Genealogy Web sites

    • Search strategies

    • Practical advice for genealogists and librarians for doing Web-based research

    • Review of specific questions and step-by-step samples of real research

    • Hands-on practice