Participants will receive 0.5 CEUs for completing the “Genealogy Resources for Librarians” institute at Midwinter! A certificate and letter of completion will be sent via email 8-10 days upon completion of the course.
This event is sponsored by ProQuest.
This all-day institute addresses issues of importance to library staff and administration when serving or partnering with patrons, volunteers, scholars, or educators interested in genealogy research. Nationally known specialists will discuss everything from superb free resources to future directions at NARA to webinar outreach, new online offerings, webinar instruction, government documents, Quaker resources, and making the financial case for genealogical librarianship. Luncheon included.
Date: Friday, January 24, 2014
Location: Philadelphia Free Library conference room, 1901 Vine St., Philadelphia, PA
Audience: All administrators, librarians, and archivists welcome.
9AM Panel - Getting More Than You Pay For: Free Access to Genealogical Resources: panelists Kim Harrison, Ancestry.com; Michael Hall, FamilySearch; Sandra
M. Hewlett, CGSM
10AM Speaker - Meg Phillips, Liaison Director, NARA, and Jefferson M. Moak, Archivist, National Archives at Philadelphia, Future Directions for the National Archives and Records Administration
11 AM Panel - Reaching Reference Librarians Through Genealogical Webinars
panelists Kimberly Powell, V.P., Association of Professional Genealogists; Amber Case, University of Washington; Cherie’ Weible, University of Illinois, U-C
Noon Lunch - ProQuest program
1:30 PM Panel - Quaker Collections panelists Ann Upton, Haverford; Tom Hamm, Earlham; Gwen Gosney Erickson Guilford College
2:30 PM Speaker - Connie Reik, Tufts, Genealogical Use of Government Publications
3:30 PM Speaker - Making the Financial Case for Genealogical Librarianship Curt Witcher, Allen County Public Library
Space is limited! Register now at http://alamw14.ala.org/register-now!