Genealogy Symposium: Meeting the Needs of Your Family History Patrons
An interactive day learning and networking for all librarians serving genealogists. Leaders from the library and genealogical industry will cover a variety of topics, including strategic planning, partnerships, and serving diverse populations. Luncheon provided by our sponsor, ProQuest.
Date: Friday, Jan. 30, 2015
Location: Hyatt Regency Chicago -- Columbus GH; 151 E. Wacker Dr., Chicago
8:30am - Registration
9:00am - Winding Your Way Through the Web: Popular Sites for Genealogists, by Ginger Frere
10:30am - Genealogy: Getting Your "Free" On, by Thomas MacEntee
11:45am - Lunch, sponsored by ProQuest
1:30pm - Partnerships for the 21st Century: Libraries, Societies, and Commercial Companies Can Create an Amazing Partnership, by David Rencher
2:45pm - Beyond the Pedigree Chart: Serving Diverse Populations, by Matthew Rutherford
Please register below. There is a limit to 150 registrants. You will be notified if you are on the waiting list.