Jamboree

June

02
Saturday
10:00AM - 11:00AM

Storming the Iceberg! Start Online to Get Offline

Presenter: Lisa Louise Cooke


While online genealogical records are just the tip of the iceberg, storming that iceberg of offline resources always starts online! Using the web to do your homework and plan your attack will pay off big dividends. We’ll cover a methodical process for identifying offline resources, determining the easiest and most affordable access to those records.

Level:
Beginner. Just starting to do family history., 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, Repositories: brick-and-mortar resources; courthouse; NARA, Research Strategies: site-specific search strategies
Focus:
Not specific as to geography or ethnicity