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To print or download the schedule use the Google file menu in the upper left hand corner of the document, not the browser's file menu.&nbsp;<br>  
 
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'''<span style="display: none" id="1353002613864S"><span style="display: none" id="1353002615524S">&nbsp;</span>&nbsp;</span>'''Lecture<br>Presented by Linda Baker<br>No registration necessary  
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Jan 22: "Let's Start at the Very Beginning"<br>Jan 29: "Selecting an Ancestor"<br>Feb 5: "Tools and Developing Skills"<br>Feb 12: "Internet Genealogy"<br>Feb 19: "Finding Your Way"<br>Feb 26: "Using IrfanView the Free Image Editor"  
 
Jan 22: "Let's Start at the Very Beginning"<br>Jan 29: "Selecting an Ancestor"<br>Feb 5: "Tools and Developing Skills"<br>Feb 12: "Internet Genealogy"<br>Feb 19: "Finding Your Way"<br>Feb 26: "Using IrfanView the Free Image Editor"  
  
'''7:00 - 9:00 p.m. / Tuesdays - Library Training Room'''<br>
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'''7:00 - 9:00 p.m. / Tuesdays - Library Training Room'''<br> Feb 19: "Let's Start at the Very Beginning"<br>Feb 26: "Selecting an Ancestor"<br>Mar 5: "Tools and Developing Skills"<br>Mar 12: "Internet Genealogy"<br>Mar 19: "Finding Your Way"<br>Mar 26: "Using IrfanView the Free Image Editor" <br>  
Feb 19: "Let's Start at the Very Beginning"<br>Feb 26: "Selecting an Ancestor"<br>Mar 5: "Tools and Developing Skills"<br>Mar 12: "Internet Genealogy"<br>Mar 19: "Finding Your Way"<br>Mar 26: "Using IrfanView the Free Image Editor" <br>
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Presented by Salt Lake Family History Library Staff<br>No registration necessary  
 
Presented by Salt Lake Family History Library Staff<br>No registration necessary  
  
These classes are broadcast live from the Salt Lake Family History Library to our training room periodically.<br>
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These classes are broadcast live from the Salt Lake Family History Library to our training room periodically.<br>  
  
 
'''3:00 - 4:30 p.m. - Saturday&nbsp;'''  
 
'''3:00 - 4:30 p.m. - Saturday&nbsp;'''  

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(13175 South)

Riverton, Utah 84065-8026
801-240-9601


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 Daily Class Schedule

Printable January 2013 Class Schedule

To print or download the schedule use the Google file menu in the upper left hand corner of the document, not the browser's file menu. 

Walk-in Classes

No registration is required for these classes.

FamilySearch - Family Tree

These classes teach the fundamentals of using the Family Tree feature at familysearch.org. 

  • Monday Series

Lecture and On-line Practice
Presented by Boyd Willden
No registration is necessary.

10:00 - 11:30 a.m. / Mondays - Library Training Room

Jan 7: "Accessing and Using FamilySearch Family Tree"
Jan 14 : "Adding & Correcting Information"
Jan 21:  No Class
Jan 28: "Finding and Adding People and Sources"
Feb 4: "Creating and Organizing Sources from Various Internet Sites"
Feb 11: "Creating and Connecting Your Photos and Documents" and
"Submitting and Tracking Temple Ordanances"

  • Wednesday Series

Lecture
Presented by Linda Baker
No registration necessary

7:00 - 8:30 p.m. / Wednesdays - Zion Room C

Jan 9: “Accessing and Navigating FamilySearch Family Tree”
Jan 16: “Finding, Adding and Correcting Information” 
Jan 23: “Attaching Sources and Using 'My Source Box'”
Jan 30: "More Sourcing Features"
Feb 6: "Preparing Names for Temple Ordinances"
Feb 13: "Using the Merge Feature, Review, and Final Questions and Answers"

  • Thursday Series

Lecture
Presented by Linda Baker
No registration necessary

9:30 - 11:00 a.m. / Thursdays - Zion Room C

Jan 10: “Accessing and Navigating FamilySearch Family Tree”
Jan 17: “Finding, Adding and Correcting Information”
Jan 24: “Attaching Sources and Using 'My Source Box”
Jan 31: “More Sourcing Features”
Feb 7: "Preparing Names for Temple Ordinances"
Feb 14: "Using the Merge Feature, Review, and Final Questions and Answers"  

Training for Family History Consultants 

This series of classes is designed to help Ward Family History Consultants learn their duties and increase their skills. Basic computer skills are necessary. Each class is designed to build on knowledge received in the previous class, so it is important to begin training with the first class.

  • Thursday Series

7:00 - 9:00 p.m. / Thursdays - Library Training Room

Lecture and Some Hands-on Practice
Presented by Sherry Zealley
No registration is necessary. 

Jan 10: "Serving as a Family History Consultant"
Jan 17: "FamilySearch Family Tree, Part 1"
Jan 24: "FamilySearch Family Tree, Part 2"
Jan 31: "Research Fundamentalas"

  • Friday Series

1:00 - 3:00 p.m. / Fridays - Library Training Room

Lecture and Some Hands-on Practice
Presented by Marci Wahlquist
No registration is necessary.  

Jan 4: "Serving as a Family History Consultant"
Jan 11: "FamilySearch Family Tree, Part 1" - This class has been cancelled due to illness of the instructor.  Participants are invited to attend a consultant class on Saturday, January 12th from 1-3 p.m. instead.
Jan 18: "FamilySearch Family Tree, Part 2"
Jan 25: "Research Fundamentalas"

  • Saturday Series 

1:00 - 3:00 p.m. / Saturdays - Library Training Room

Lecture and Some Hands-on Practice
Presented by Marci Wahlquist
No registration is necessary.

Jan 5: "Serving as a Family History Consultant"
Jan 12: "FamilySearch Family Tree, Part 1"
Jan 19: "FamilySearch Family Tree, Part 2"
Jan 26: "Research Fundamentalas"

Basic Computer Skills 

LectureLab
Presented by Colleen Willis
No registration is necessary.

This class teaches basic computer skills and allows for hands-on practice.  Please bring a flash drive to get the most from this class. 

1:00 - 3:00 p.m. / Thursdays - Library Training Room
Jan 10:  "Basic Computer Skills with Hands-on Practice"
Jan 24:  "Basic Computer Skills with Hands-on Practice: 

Basic Internet Skills

Lecture/Lab
Presented by Colleen Willis
No registration is necessary.
This class introduces basic Internet technology and navigation skills.  Please bring a flash drive to get the most from this class.

1:00 - 3:00 p.m. / Thursdays - Library Training Room
Jan 17:  "Introduction to the Internet Including Hands-on Practice"
Jan 31:  "Introduction to the Internet Including Hands-on Practice"

Beginning Genealogy Research

Lecture and Lab
Presented by Pat Jensen
No registration is necessary.

This series of classes teaches the basic elements of genealogical research. Participants should bring a flash drive and a personal pedigree chart to get the most from this class.  Students will select an ancestor to research, create a research objective, develop necessary skills in using family history equipment, and learn how to use basic research tools.

This class is a prerequisite for the U.S. Research Class described below. 

1:00  - 3:00 p.m. / Tuesdays - Library Training Room

Jan 22: "Let's Start at the Very Beginning"
Jan 29: "Selecting an Ancestor"
Feb 5: "Tools and Developing Skills"
Feb 12: "Internet Genealogy"
Feb 19: "Finding Your Way"
Feb 26: "Using IrfanView the Free Image Editor"

7:00 - 9:00 p.m. / Tuesdays - Library Training Room
Feb 19: "Let's Start at the Very Beginning"
Feb 26: "Selecting an Ancestor"
Mar 5: "Tools and Developing Skills"
Mar 12: "Internet Genealogy"
Mar 19: "Finding Your Way"
Mar 26: "Using IrfanView the Free Image Editor"

United States Research

Lecture/Lab Course
Presented by Pat Jensen
No registration is necessary.

These classes provide instruction in genealogical research for the United States.  Numerous record sources will be defined and where to access them will be explained.  Basic computer skills are necessary. Attendees must have a working knowledge of basic Family History research techniques or have completed the Basic Genealogy Research Class offered at the library as a walk-in class described above.

  • Monday Series

1:00 - 3:00 p.m. / Mondays - Library Training Room

Jan 28: “Paleography / Old Handwriting”
Feb 4: “Census Records” 
Feb 11: “Vital Records”
Feb 18:  No Class
Feb 25: "U.S. Church Records"
Mar 4:  "LDS Church Records" 
Mar 11: “Land Records”
Mar 18: "Probate Records"
Mar 25: "Military Records"
Apr 1: "Immigration and Emigration Records"
Apr 8: "Naturalization Records"

  • Tuesday Series

7:00 - 9:00 p.m. / Tuesdays - Library Training Room

Jan 8: "LDS Church Records"
Jan 15: “Land Records”
Jan 22: "Probate Records"
Jan 29: "Military Records"
Feb 5: "Immigration and Emigration Records"
Feb 12: "Naturalization Records"

Research Helps

Lecture
Presented by Ron Ray
No registration is necessary.

This is a series of classes with varying topics intended to provide helpful information on family history research.

7:00 - 9:00 p.m. / Wednesdays

Jan 9: "Great Free Graphics Programs to Capture, Print and Edit Images"
Jan 16: "Golden Land Records"
Jan 23: "Research Tips 1:  Google Translate, Magic Keys, Patron Tools, and Graphics"
Jan 30:  "Research Tips 2:  LDS Wiki, Online OCR, PDF Creator, Google Books and Images"

Legacy 7.5

Lecture / Lab Course
Presented by John Baker
No registration is necessary.

This course teaches the basic features and capabilities of the genealogy data management program Legacy 7.5, which is approved new FamilySearch affiliate software, and provides hands-on computer experience.  Basic computer skills are necessary.  Some experience with Legacy 7.5 will be helpful.

*Legacy 7.5 will be a pre-registration class beginning in January 2013.  See pre-registration classes below for details. 

Ancestral Quest 

Lecture and Lab
Presented by Bud Wood
No registration is necessary.

This is an 8 week course designed for current and new users of Ancestral Quest.  The class teaches the features and functions of the program and will give students some hands-on practice.  Basic computer skills are necessary. 

10:30 a.m. - noon / Wednesdays - Library Training Room

Jan 9:  "Introduction to Ancestral Quest"
Jan 16:  "Linking Records in My AQ Database with Family Tree"
Jan 23:  "Nice Options and Features"
Jan 30:  "Essential Operations"
Feb 6:   "Sources, Notes, and Scrapbooks"
Feb 13:  "Collaboration"
Feb 20:  "Search Techniques"
Feb 27:  "Match / Merge, etc."

Basic FamilySearch Indexing

Lecture and Lab
Presented by Brad Jensen
No registration necessary.

This class teaches the basics of FamilySearch Indexing:  registration, program navigation and features, data entry techniques and tools, etc.  Basic computer skills are necessary.

7:00 - 9:00 p.m. - Room 1288

Feb 12:  Introduction to Indexing

Italian Indexing

Lecture and Lab
Presented by Brad Jensen
No registration necessary.

This class teaches how to index Italian records.  Italian records are a high priority FamilySearch Indexing project.  No Italian language skills are needed.  Basic computer skills are necessary and attendees should have indexing experience or completed the Basic Indexing class.

7:00 - 9:00 p.m. - Room 1288

Feb 14:  Indexing Italian Birth Records

Salt Lake Family History Library Broadcasts

Presented by Salt Lake Family History Library Staff
No registration necessary

These classes are broadcast live from the Salt Lake Family History Library to our training room periodically.

3:00 - 4:30 p.m. - Saturday 

Feb 16:  Spanish Language Class  - "FamilySearch Family Tree" 

Boy Scout Workshop / Genealogy Merit Badge

Presented by Sean and Keith Wahlquist
No registration is necessary.

The library offers a monthly workshop to assist Boy Scouts with their Genealogy Merit Badge. The workshop is held the second Saturday of each month from 10:00 to 11:30 a.m.

Cancelled for 12 January, 2013 - The instructors are ill.

  • Scouts must prepare for the workshop by doing the following before coming:

1) Interview a family member about their life. The interview can be completed by telephone, e-mail or letter and the information learned must be recorded;
2) Complete a four-generation pedigree chart. Make sure this includes information about at least one ancestor who was living in 1930;
3) Complete two family group sheets (one listing your parents and your family, and another listing one of your parents and their parents and siblings); and
4) Bring a blue merit badge card (which can be obtained from the Scoutmaster).
If these items are completed and brought to the workshop, all other requirements for the merit badge can be completed at the workshop and authorized personnel can certify the completion of the merit badge.

  • Genealogy Merit Badge Resources

Boy Scout Merit Badge in Genealogy - FamilySearch Wiki
Boy Scouts of America Genealogy Merit Badge Workbook - BSA 
 

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Pre-registration Classes

Pre-registration is required for these classes.
Call 801-240-9618 to register.

RootsMagic

Lecture/Lab Course (Limited to 24 participants.)
Presented by Margaret Peterson.

Pre-registration is required. Call 801-240-9618 to register for this course or add your name to a waiting list for a future class.

This is a five week course that teaches the basic features and capabilities of the genealogy data management program RootsMagic, which is approved new FamilySearch affiliate software, and will provide hands-on computer experience. Basic computer skills are necessary. Some experience with RootsMagic will be helpful.

11:00 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. / Fridays - Library Training Room    

Jan 11: "Getting Started with RootsMagic"
Jan 18: "Using RootsMagic-To-Go"
Jan 25: "Interfacing with New FamilySearch, Part 1"
Feb 1: "Interfacing with New FamilySearch, Part 2"
Feb 8: "Filtering, Sources and Working with Files"

Legacy 7.5

Lecture / Lab Course
Presented by John Baker

Pre-registration is required. Call 801-240-9618 to register for this course or add your name to a waiting list for a future class. 

This is a five week course that teaches the basic features and capabilities of the genealogy data management program Legacy 7.5, which is approved new FamilySearch affiliate software, and provides hands-on computer experience. Basic computer skills are necessary. Some experience with Legacy 7.5 will be helpful.

  • Tuesday Series

10:00 -  11:30 a.m. / Tuesdays - Library Training Room

Jan 8: "Getting Started with Legacy 7.5"
Jan 15: "12-Step Checklist, Also Tips and Tricks"
Jan 22: "Sources and Chronologies"
Jan 29: "Interfacing with Family Tree"
Feb 5 : "Reports and Charts"

  • Wednesday Series

7:00 - 8:30 p.m. / Wednesdays - Library Training Room

Jan 9: "Getting Started with Legacy 7.5"
Jan 16: "12-Step Checklist, Also Tips and Tricks"
Jan 23: "Sources and Chronologies"
Jan 30: "Interfacing with Family Tree"
Feb 6: "Reports and Charts"

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