Want to know more about your family history? Join us on April 20 for this exciting genealogy workshop sponsored by the Sullivan County Department of Archives and Tourism and the Sullivan County Historical and Genealogical Society. This workshop approaches both old and new research techniques that can be widely used in researching your ancestors across the U.S. and around the world.
"Discover Your Roots"
Saturday, April 20, 2013, 9 AM to 12 Noon
Sullivan County courthouse, Blountville, TN
Modern computer technology affords many of us the opportunity to research our families at a much faster pace than 10-20 years ago. It is often quite a daunting task, however, to know where to start your research or how to discern which resources are the most reliable. In Beginning Genealogy, the lecturer introduces you to the most thorough way to begin your family research while using modern technology.
Recording your genealogy in computer software should be fun and easy. Genealogy software should be user-friendly, while maintaining all the bells and whistles that allow you to cite your sources according to the style guide of your choice: Chicago Manual of Style, MLA, or other. Whether you're a beginner or an experienced professional, RootsMagic 6 is the perfect tool for properly recording your family history. Using RootsMagic 6 focuses on the latest version of RootsMagic's award-winning genealogy software.
Getting the most out of Ancestry.com
Today, millions of people use Ancestry.com on a daily basis to search for their ancestors. And many of these researchers type in a name and, possibly a location, and after clicking through thousands of search results, walk away in frustration! Does that sound familiar? Do the search results often prove to be muddled with hundreds of thousands of links? Used properly, Ancestry.com can provide some fairly powerful search options which are often overlooked. In "Getting the Most out of Ancestry.com", learn how to become an Ancestry.com power searcher with some easy search tips and techniques!