Tuesday, August 05, 2008


The 40th anniversary conference, 40 Years of Discovery - Portals to the Future, will be held at the Fox Valley University and Business Center on the campus of Elgin Community College, Elgin, IL. Date is Saturday, 18 October 2008. There is easy access off Interstate 90 on the far west side of Elgin, IL.

Featured speakers are D. Joshua Taylor, the Research Services Coordinator at the New England Historic Genealogical Society; Beau Sharbrough, Product Manager for MyFamily.com and founder of the FGS and GENTECH web sites; and Loretto Szucs, Executive Editor and Vice President of Community Relations for Ancestry.com.

Discover and evaluate new web sites, online databases and free tools on the internet. Investigate Footnote, FamilySearch and NSDAR collections.

Jump start your research with new techniques, get organized using Word tools and explore easy procedures for scanning and restoring documents.

Harness the internet with a basic or intermediate hands-on computer session presented by Lori Bessler, Outreach Coordinator for the Wisconsin Historical Society Library.

For further information go here, or email Linda here.

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