Genealogical Research On the Internet
Date & Time
Tuesday, April 24, 2001
9 AM-4 PM
Cuyahoga County Public Library--Administration Building
Electronic Classroom
2111 Snow Road Parma, Ohio
$50 CAMLS Members
$60 Affiliate libraries
$152 Non-members

Fee includes materials

Deadline: Tuesday, April 17, 2001
Limit: 18
This workshop is intended for those who want to learn about using the Internet to assist others in genealogical research. Using a hands-on approach, you will gain the knowledge you need to find and use high quality genealogical resources on the Internet. The scope of coverage of resources will be international and statewide.
Intended Audience
Reference and/or public service staff with some experience searching for information on the World Wide Web. No genealogical research experience is expected
Course Content
  • Family history basics
  • Genealogical Meta-Sites: Classified directories and collections of genealogical resources on the Internet
  • Personal family history pages created by thousands of professional and amateur genealogists
  • Searchable Databases of personal family history pages
  • Searchable indexes for commercially collected data products, e.g., CD-ROM archives, Online Databases and personal family history pages
  • Searchable indexes for government collected data products, e.g., NARA CD-ROM archives
  • Genealogical discussion groups and Usenet Newsgroups
  • Genealogical Organizations: City, county and state genealogical or historical society sites
  • Genealogical freeware and shareware
Diane Kovacs is president of Kovacs Consulting, an Internet training and consulting firm. She has authored six books and serves as editor-in-chief of the Directory of Scholarly and Professional Electronic Conferences. Diane Kovacs holds an M.L.S. as well as a M.Ed. in Instructional Technology. She has more than seven years’ experience as an Internet trainer and consultant.