Webinars on Writing Proof, Making Charts, Archive.org, & Females

We are excited to offer four webinars this week. These sessions will be recorded for download after the fact if you cannot attend the sessions live.

Wednesday, 16 December 2015, 12 noon central

“Writing Proof Summaries and Making Your Case”

This presentation will discuss an overview of organizing your information in a coherent way so that your point is clearly made. Geared to the intermediate genealogist, we will focus on clearly making an argument, considering all reasonable options, eliminating unreasonable possibilities, choosing evidence, and organizing relevant research. Brief discussion of the “Genealogical Proof Standard” included. Handout included–registrants are entitled to a complimentary recording if desired. Registration is $8.

Wednesday, 16 December 2015, 2 pm central

“Charts, Charts, and More Charts”

This presentation will discuss the creation of customized charts ira-discrepancy-chartto assist in solving specific genealogical problems. Included will be a discussion of determining what information is needed in the chart, how the information is to be sorted and used, dta entry concerns, accuracy of transcriptions, and more. Focus will be on assisting attendees in developing their own personal portfolio of charts and forms for personal use.¬†Handout included–registrants are entitled to a complimentary recording if desired. Registration is $8.

Thursday, 17 December 2015, 12 noon central

“Using Archive.org”

Archive.org has millions of free images of genealogical material, including:

  • National Archives microfilm from the Allen County Public Library
  • Thousands of books from the Allen County Public Library
  • USGS maps
  • County histories from across the United States

These items can be viewed for free and downloaded in the entirety for personal research use. Learn how to find, use, and interact with materials on this site. Handout included–registrants are entitled to a complimentary recording if desired. Registration is $8.

Thursday, 17 December 2015, 2 pm central

“Researching Female US Ancestors”

Successfully researching female ancestors in the United States requires a slightly different approach from researching males. In this presentation we’ll discuss an overview of how laws and the legal system create research challenges for female¬†ancestors and how those challenges can be overcome. Discussion will be via several examples and an overall strategy. Handout included–registrants are entitled to a complimentary recording if desired. Registration is $8.

All Four and More!

Register for all 4 for $35 and we’ll throw in a download of my recent webinar “Preserving Past You” That’s a savings of $5. Update: We’ll throw in attendance at “Planning a Research” trip as well.

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6 thoughts on “Webinars on Writing Proof, Making Charts, Archive.org, & Females

  1. Wait, 8 times 4 is 32. So the fifth webinar isn’t complimentary, it costs $3. How about including the one on planning a research trip in the $35 package?

    • I can do that Emily. I’ll send a link to the “planning a research trip” one to anyone who registered for the $35 package.

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