Jamboree

June

01
Friday
11:30AM - 12:30PM

Reconstruct Your Ancestors’ World with Google

Presenter: Lisa Louise Cooke


Join Google Guru Lisa Louise Cooke for a unique hour of focused Googling in this new class. Google is more than just a search engine. Google’s empire includes free tools that are all powered by the same search engine, and are brimming with historical information. We will build the stories of our ancestors using tools like Google Books, Scholar, Patents, YouTube, the News Archive, and Google Earth.

Level:
Intermediate. Online database savvy and can locate/read deeds, vital records, wills, and church records.
Topic:
Digital Resources: database tools/strategies; web tools (i.e. Google); general interest
Focus:
Not specific as to geography or ethnicity