Archive for November, 2019|Monthly archive page

Technology in Genealogy Users Group Meeting – November 16, 2019

The topic for discussion this month is the library’s new catalog, WISE that launches November 11, and how genealogists can most successfully use it.

We meet at 10:30 a.m. on the 3rd Saturday morning of the month in the Discovery Center at the Allen County Public Library, Genealogy Center, 900 Library Plaza, Fort Wayne, IN. The library has a web page describing the new WISE website here.

 

Please begin brainstorming about the December technology topic.

 

Free Monthly Educational Programs

Second Wednesday evening September to May with 6:30 p.m. refreshments and social time. 7:00 p.m. FREE genealogy program in Meeting Room A at the Allen County Public Library (ACPL), 900 Library Plaza, Fort Wayne, Indiana.

Our FREE EDUCATIONAL PROGRAMS are open to anyone who wishes to attend. The presentation begins at 7:00 pm in the Discovery Center of The Genealogy Center on the second floor of the Allen County Public Library in downtown Fort Wayne. Social time and networking begin at 6:30 pm. ACPL, 900 Library Plaza, Fort Wayne, Indiana.

 

Web and Social Media Sites:

 

ACGSI web site: www.acgsi.org

ACGSI events: www.acgsi.org/event.php

Allen INGenWeb: www.acgsi.org/genweb/

Facebook: facebook.com/ACGSI/

Pinterest: pinterest.com/acgsi/

Twitter: twitter.com/ACGSI

WordPress blog: acgsi.wordpress.com/

“Digital Newspaper Sources in The Genealogy Center” presented by Delia Cothrun Bourne on November 13, 2019 – Free Education Program

Newspapers can be a great source of information about your ancestor, from birth announcements and wedding descriptions to gossip, both scandalous and mundane. Learn the sources available to you to locate electronic newspaper databases in The Genealogy Center.

Delia Cothrun Bourne, staff member of The Genealogy Center since 1983, has worked with PERSI as an editor and encoder for over twenty-five years. She was a writer for the History of Fort Wayne and Allen County 1700-2005.

Guests are Always Welcome!

Our FREE EDUCATIONAL PROGRAMS are open to anyone who wishes to attend. The presentation begins at 7:00 pm in the Discovery Center of The Genealogy Center on the second floor of the Allen County Public Library in downtown Fort Wayne. Social time and networking begin at 6:30 pm.

Free Monthly Educational Programs

 

 

Web and Social Media Sites

ACGSI web site: www.acgsi.org

ACGSI events: www.acgsi.org/event.php

Allen INGenWeb: www.acgsi.org/genweb/

Facebook: facebook.com/ACGSI/

Pinterest: pinterest.com/acgsi/

Twitter: twitter.com/ACGSI

WordPress blog: acgsi.wordpress.com/