Riverton FamilySearch Library/Class Schedule

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Lecture&nbsp;and On-line Practice<br>Presented by Boyd Willden <br>No registration is necessary.<br>
 
Lecture&nbsp;and On-line Practice<br>Presented by Boyd Willden <br>No registration is necessary.<br>
  
'''10:00 - 11:30 a.m. - Mondays - Library Training Room<span id="fck_dom_range_temp_1328403821525_383" />'''  
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'''10:00 - 11:30 a.m. / Mondays - Library Training Room<span id="fck_dom_range_temp_1328403821525_383" />'''  
  
 
Oct 29: "Accessing and Using FamilySearch Family Tree"<br>Nov 5&nbsp;:&nbsp;&nbsp; "Adding &amp; Correcting Information"<br>Nov 12: "Finding and Adding People and Sources"<br>Nov 19: "Creating and Organizing Sources from Various Internet Sites"<br>Nov 26: "Creating and Connecting Your Photos and Documents" and<br>"Submitting and Tracking Temple Ordanances"  
 
Oct 29: "Accessing and Using FamilySearch Family Tree"<br>Nov 5&nbsp;:&nbsp;&nbsp; "Adding &amp; Correcting Information"<br>Nov 12: "Finding and Adding People and Sources"<br>Nov 19: "Creating and Organizing Sources from Various Internet Sites"<br>Nov 26: "Creating and Connecting Your Photos and Documents" and<br>"Submitting and Tracking Temple Ordanances"  
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Lecture and Some Hands-on Practice<br>Presented by Linda Baker<br>No registration necessary<br>
 
Lecture and Some Hands-on Practice<br>Presented by Linda Baker<br>No registration necessary<br>
  
'''7:00 - 8:30 p.m. - Wednesdays&nbsp;- Library Training Room'''<br>
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'''7:00 - 8:30 p.m. / Wednesdays&nbsp;- Library Training Room'''<br>
  
 
Oct 17: “Accessing and Navigating FamilySearch Family Tree”<br>Oct 24: “Finding, Adding and Correcting Information”&nbsp;<br>Oct 31&nbsp;: '''No Class'''<br>Nov 7:&nbsp;&nbsp; “Attaching Sources and Using 'My Source Box'”<br>Nov 14: "More Sourcing Features"<br>Nov 21:&nbsp; '''No Class'''<br>Nov 28: "Preparing Names for Temple Ordinances"<br>Dec 5:&nbsp; "Using the Merge Feature, Review, and Final Questions and Answers"  
 
Oct 17: “Accessing and Navigating FamilySearch Family Tree”<br>Oct 24: “Finding, Adding and Correcting Information”&nbsp;<br>Oct 31&nbsp;: '''No Class'''<br>Nov 7:&nbsp;&nbsp; “Attaching Sources and Using 'My Source Box'”<br>Nov 14: "More Sourcing Features"<br>Nov 21:&nbsp; '''No Class'''<br>Nov 28: "Preparing Names for Temple Ordinances"<br>Dec 5:&nbsp; "Using the Merge Feature, Review, and Final Questions and Answers"  
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'''Thursday Series'''  
 
'''Thursday Series'''  
  
'''9:30&nbsp;- 11:00 a.m. - Thursdays - Library Training Room'''&nbsp;  
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'''9:30&nbsp;- 11:00 a.m. / Thursdays - Library Training Room'''&nbsp;  
  
 
Oct 18:&nbsp; “Accessing and Navigating FamilySearch Family Tree”<br>Oct 25:&nbsp; “Finding, Adding and Correcting Information” <br>Nov 1:&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; “Attaching Sources and Using 'My Source Box”<br>Nov 8:&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; “More Sourcing Features”<br>Nov 15:&nbsp; "Preparing Names for Temple Ordinances"<br>Nov 22:&nbsp; '''No Class<br>'''Nov 29: "Using the Merge Feature, Review, and Final Questions and Answers"  
 
Oct 18:&nbsp; “Accessing and Navigating FamilySearch Family Tree”<br>Oct 25:&nbsp; “Finding, Adding and Correcting Information” <br>Nov 1:&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; “Attaching Sources and Using 'My Source Box”<br>Nov 8:&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; “More Sourcing Features”<br>Nov 15:&nbsp; "Preparing Names for Temple Ordinances"<br>Nov 22:&nbsp; '''No Class<br>'''Nov 29: "Using the Merge Feature, Review, and Final Questions and Answers"  
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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.<br>
 
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.<br>
  
'''7:00 - 9:00 p.m. - Thursdays - Library Training Room'''  
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'''7:00 - 9:00 p.m. / Thursdays - Library Training Room'''  
  
 
Lecture and Some Hands-on Practice<br>Presented by Sherry Zealley<br>No registration is necessary.&nbsp;  
 
Lecture and Some Hands-on Practice<br>Presented by Sherry Zealley<br>No registration is necessary.&nbsp;  
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Jan 10: "Serving as a Family History Consultant"<br>Jan 17: "FamilySearch Family Tree, Part 1"<br>Jan 24: "FamilySearch Family Tree, Part 2"<br>Jan 31: "Research Fundamentalas"  
 
Jan 10: "Serving as a Family History Consultant"<br>Jan 17: "FamilySearch Family Tree, Part 1"<br>Jan 24: "FamilySearch Family Tree, Part 2"<br>Jan 31: "Research Fundamentalas"  
  
'''1:00 - 3:00 p.m. - Fridays - Library&nbsp;Training Room'''  
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'''1:00 - 3:00 p.m. / Fridays - Library&nbsp;Training Room'''  
  
 
Lecture and Some Hands-on Practice<br>Presented by Marci Wahlquist<br>No registration is necessary. &nbsp;  
 
Lecture and Some Hands-on Practice<br>Presented by Marci Wahlquist<br>No registration is necessary. &nbsp;  
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Nov 2:&nbsp;&nbsp; "Serving as a Family History Consultant"<br>Nov 9:&nbsp;&nbsp; "FamilySearch Family Tree, Part 1"<br>Nov 16: "FamilySearch Family Tree, Part 2"<br>Nov 30: "Research Fundamentalas"&nbsp;  
 
Nov 2:&nbsp;&nbsp; "Serving as a Family History Consultant"<br>Nov 9:&nbsp;&nbsp; "FamilySearch Family Tree, Part 1"<br>Nov 16: "FamilySearch Family Tree, Part 2"<br>Nov 30: "Research Fundamentalas"&nbsp;  
  
'''1:00 - 3:00 p.m. - Saturdays - Library Training Room'''  
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'''1:00 - 3:00 p.m. / Saturdays - Library Training Room'''  
  
 
Lecture and Some Hands-on Practice<br>Presented by Marci Wahlquist<br>No registration is necessary.  
 
Lecture and Some Hands-on Practice<br>Presented by Marci Wahlquist<br>No registration is necessary.  
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This class teaches basic computer skills and allows for hands-on practice.&nbsp;&nbsp;Please bring a flash drive&nbsp;to&nbsp;get the most from this class.&nbsp;  
 
This class teaches basic computer skills and allows for hands-on practice.&nbsp;&nbsp;Please bring a flash drive&nbsp;to&nbsp;get the most from this class.&nbsp;  
  
'''1:00 -&nbsp;3:00 p.m. - Thursdays - Library Training Room'''  
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'''1:00 -&nbsp;3:00 p.m. / Thursdays - Library Training Room'''  
  
 
Nov 15: "Basic Computer Skills with Hands-on Practice"&nbsp;  
 
Nov 15: "Basic Computer Skills with Hands-on Practice"&nbsp;  
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Lecture/Lab<br>Presented by Colleen Willis<br>No registration is necessary.<br>This class introduces basic Internet technology and navigation skills.&nbsp; Please bring a flash drive to get the most from this class.  
 
Lecture/Lab<br>Presented by Colleen Willis<br>No registration is necessary.<br>This class introduces basic Internet technology and navigation skills.&nbsp; Please bring a flash drive to get the most from this class.  
  
'''1:00 - 3:00 p.m. - Thursdays - Library Training Room'''<br>Nov 29: "Introduction to the Internet Including Hands-on Practice"  
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'''1:00 - 3:00 p.m. / Thursdays - Library Training Room'''<br>Nov 29: "Introduction to the Internet Including Hands-on Practice"  
  
 
=== Beginning&nbsp;Genealogy Research  ===
 
=== Beginning&nbsp;Genealogy Research  ===
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'''This class is a prerequisite for&nbsp;the U.S. Research Class described below.'''&nbsp;<br>
 
'''This class is a prerequisite for&nbsp;the U.S. Research Class described below.'''&nbsp;<br>
  
'''1:00 &nbsp;- 3:00 p.m. -&nbsp;Tuesdays - Library Training Room'''  
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'''1:00 &nbsp;- 3:00 p.m. / Tuesdays - Library Training Room'''  
  
 
Oct 16: "Let's Start at the Very Beginning"<br>Oct 23: "Selecting an Ancestor"<br>Oct 30: "Tools and Developing Skills"<br>Nov 6:&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; "Internet Genealogy"<br>Nov 13: "Finding Your Way"<br>Nov 20: "Using IrfanView the Free Image Editor"  
 
Oct 16: "Let's Start at the Very Beginning"<br>Oct 23: "Selecting an Ancestor"<br>Oct 30: "Tools and Developing Skills"<br>Nov 6:&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; "Internet Genealogy"<br>Nov 13: "Finding Your Way"<br>Nov 20: "Using IrfanView the Free Image Editor"  
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Jan 8: "Let's Start at the Very Beginning"<br>Jan 15: "Selecting an Ancestor"<br>Jan 22: "Tools and Developing Skills"<br>Jan 29: "Internet Genealogy"<br>Feb 5: "Finding Your Way"<br>Feb 12: "Using IrfanView the Free Image Editor"  
 
Jan 8: "Let's Start at the Very Beginning"<br>Jan 15: "Selecting an Ancestor"<br>Jan 22: "Tools and Developing Skills"<br>Jan 29: "Internet Genealogy"<br>Feb 5: "Finding Your Way"<br>Feb 12: "Using IrfanView the Free Image Editor"  
  
United States Research  
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=== United States Research ===
  
 
Lecture/Lab Course<br>Presented by Pat Jensen<br>No registration is necessary.  
 
Lecture/Lab Course<br>Presented by Pat Jensen<br>No registration is necessary.  
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<span id="fck_dom_range_temp_1347396670296_767" />These classes provide instruction in genealogical research for the '''United States'''.&nbsp;&nbsp;Numerous record sources will be defined and where to access them will be explained.&nbsp;&nbsp;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.  
 
<span id="fck_dom_range_temp_1347396670296_767" />These classes provide instruction in genealogical research for the '''United States'''.&nbsp;&nbsp;Numerous record sources will be defined and where to access them will be explained.&nbsp;&nbsp;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.  
  
'''1:00 - 3:00 p.m. - Mondays - Library Training Room'''  
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'''1:00 - 3:00 p.m. / Mondays - Library Training Room'''  
  
 
Sep 10:&nbsp; “Paleography / Old Handwriting”<br>Sep 17:&nbsp; “Census Records” <br>Sep 24:&nbsp; “'''No Class'''” <br>Oct 1:&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; “Vital Records”<br>Oct 8:&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; "U.S. Church Records" <br>Oct 15:&nbsp; "LDS Church Records" <br>Oct 22:&nbsp; “Land Records”<br>Oct 29:&nbsp; "Probate Records"<br>Nov 5:&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; "Military Records"<br>Nov 12:&nbsp; "Immigration and Emigration Records" <br>Nov 19:&nbsp; "Naturalization Records"  
 
Sep 10:&nbsp; “Paleography / Old Handwriting”<br>Sep 17:&nbsp; “Census Records” <br>Sep 24:&nbsp; “'''No Class'''” <br>Oct 1:&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; “Vital Records”<br>Oct 8:&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; "U.S. Church Records" <br>Oct 15:&nbsp; "LDS Church Records" <br>Oct 22:&nbsp; “Land Records”<br>Oct 29:&nbsp; "Probate Records"<br>Nov 5:&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; "Military Records"<br>Nov 12:&nbsp; "Immigration and Emigration Records" <br>Nov 19:&nbsp; "Naturalization Records"  
  
'''7:00 - 9:00 p.m. - Tuesdays - Library Training Room'''  
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Jan 7: “Paleography / Old Handwriting”<br>Jan 14: “Census Records”<br>Jan 21:&nbsp; '''No Class&nbsp;<br>'''Jan 28: “Vital Records”<br>Feb 4: "U.S. Church Records" <br>Feb 11: "LDS Church Records"<br>Feb 18:&nbsp; '''No Class&nbsp;<br>'''Feb 25: “Land Records”<br>Mar 4: "Probate Records"<br>Mar 11: "Military Records"<br>Mar 18: "Immigration and Emigration Records" <br>Mar 25: "Naturalization Records"
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'''7:00 - 9:00 p.m. / Tuesdays - Library Training Room'''  
  
 
Nov 6:&nbsp;&nbsp; “Paleography / Old Handwriting”<br>Nov 13: “Census Records” <br>Nov 20: “Vital Records” <br>Nov 27: “U.S. Church Records”  
 
Nov 6:&nbsp;&nbsp; “Paleography / Old Handwriting”<br>Nov 13: “Census Records” <br>Nov 20: “Vital Records” <br>Nov 27: “U.S. Church Records”  
  
 
Jan 8: "LDS Church Records" <br>Jan 15: “Land Records”<br>Jan 22: "Probate Records"<br>Jan 29: "Military Records"<br>Feb 5: "Immigration and Emigration Records" <br>Feb 12: "Naturalization Records" <br>
 
Jan 8: "LDS Church Records" <br>Jan 15: “Land Records”<br>Jan 22: "Probate Records"<br>Jan 29: "Military Records"<br>Feb 5: "Immigration and Emigration Records" <br>Feb 12: "Naturalization Records" <br>
 
=== Personal Histories  ===
 
 
Presented by Rose Ann Fisher<br>No registration is necessary.<br>
 
 
This is a one session class&nbsp;that&nbsp;provides&nbsp;helpful suggestions&nbsp;on writing personal histories.<br>
 
 
'''11:00 a.m. -&nbsp;12:30 p.m.&nbsp;-&nbsp;Conference Room'''&nbsp; <br>
 
 
TBA&nbsp;
 
  
 
=== Research Helps  ===
 
=== Research Helps  ===
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This is a series of classes with varying topics intended to provide helpful information on family history research.  
 
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'''  
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'''7:00 - 9:00 p.m. / Wednesdays'''  
  
 
Nov 7:&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; "Google Drive / Drop Box:&nbsp; Free Storage Places for Family Tree Sources"<br>Nov 14:&nbsp; "Ancestry.com:&nbsp; One of the Best Family History Websites"<br>Nov 28:&nbsp; "The Magic in RootsMagic:&nbsp; Great Software for Keeping Track of Your Ancestors"  
 
Nov 7:&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; "Google Drive / Drop Box:&nbsp; Free Storage Places for Family Tree Sources"<br>Nov 14:&nbsp; "Ancestry.com:&nbsp; One of the Best Family History Websites"<br>Nov 28:&nbsp; "The Magic in RootsMagic:&nbsp; Great Software for Keeping Track of Your Ancestors"  
  
=== Legacy 7.5 ===
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Jan 9: "TBA"<br>Jan 16: "TBA"<br>Jan 23: "TBA"<br>Jan 30:&nbsp; "TBA"
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Legacy 7.5  
  
 
Lecture / Lab Course<br>Presented by John Baker<br>No registration is necessary.  
 
Lecture / Lab Course<br>Presented by John Baker<br>No registration is necessary.  
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This course teaches the basic features and capabilities of the genealogy data management program Legacy 7.5 and provides hands-on computer experience.&nbsp; Basic computer skills are necessary.&nbsp; Some experience with Legacy 7.5&nbsp;will be helpful.  
 
This course teaches the basic features and capabilities of the genealogy data management program Legacy 7.5 and provides hands-on computer experience.&nbsp; Basic computer skills are necessary.&nbsp; Some experience with Legacy 7.5&nbsp;will be helpful.  
  
'''1:00 - 3:00 p.m. - Wednesdays - Library Training Room'''  
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'''1:00 - 3:00 p.m. / Wednesdays - Library Training Room'''  
  
Class Titles:<br>Oct 3:&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;"Getting Started with Legacy 7.5"<br>Oct 10:&nbsp; "12-Step Checklist, Also Tips and Tricks"<br>Oct 17:&nbsp; "Sources and Chronologies"<br>Oct 24:&nbsp; "Interfacing with Family Tree"<br>Nov 7:&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; "Tagging and Searching"<br>Nov 14:&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;"Reports and Charts"<br>Nov 28:&nbsp; "Open Class for Personal Help and Questions"  
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Oct 3:&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;"Getting Started with Legacy 7.5"<br>Oct 10:&nbsp; "12-Step Checklist, Also Tips and Tricks"<br>Oct 17:&nbsp; "Sources and Chronologies"<br>Oct 24:&nbsp; "Interfacing with Family Tree"<br>Nov 7:&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; "Tagging and Searching"<br>Nov 14:&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;"Reports and Charts"<br>Nov 28:&nbsp; "Open Class for Personal Help and Questions"  
  
 
=== Family History Data Management Software  ===
 
=== Family History Data Management Software  ===
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This class will describe and compare the features&nbsp;and capabilities of three popular family history data&nbsp;management software programs: &nbsp;Ancestral Quest, Legacy and RootsMagic.&nbsp; Similarities and differences in the programs will be&nbsp;described.&nbsp; The class is designed to help library patrons choose&nbsp;family history software best suited for their needs.  
 
This class will describe and compare the features&nbsp;and capabilities of three popular family history data&nbsp;management software programs: &nbsp;Ancestral Quest, Legacy and RootsMagic.&nbsp; Similarities and differences in the programs will be&nbsp;described.&nbsp; The class is designed to help library patrons choose&nbsp;family history software best suited for their needs.  
  
'''10:30 a.m. - noon - Wednesday - Library Training Room'''  
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'''10:30 a.m. - noon / Wednesday - Library Training Room'''  
  
 
Nov 28: "Ancestral Quest, Legacy and RootsMagic Compared"&nbsp;  
 
Nov 28: "Ancestral Quest, Legacy and RootsMagic Compared"&nbsp;  
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This is a 4 week course designed for current users of Ancestral Quest.&nbsp; The class teaches advanced features and functions of the program and will give students some hands-on practice. &nbsp;A basic understanding of&nbsp;Ancestral Quest is necessary.&nbsp;  
 
This is a 4 week course designed for current users of Ancestral Quest.&nbsp; The class teaches advanced features and functions of the program and will give students some hands-on practice. &nbsp;A basic understanding of&nbsp;Ancestral Quest is necessary.&nbsp;  
  
'''10:30 a.m. - noon - Wednesdays - Library Traingin Room''' Oct 10:&nbsp; "Sources, Notes and Scrapbooks"<br>Oct 17: &nbsp;"Collaboration"<br>Oct 24:&nbsp; "Search Techniques"<br>Oct 31:&nbsp; "Match / Merge, etc."<br>Nov 7:&nbsp;&nbsp; "Database Locations and Linking to FamilySearch"<br>Nov 14:&nbsp; "Gedcom Files, Backups and Restores"  
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'''10:30 a.m. - noon / Wednesdays - Library Traingin Room''' Oct 10:&nbsp; "Sources, Notes and Scrapbooks"<br>Oct 17: &nbsp;"Collaboration"<br>Oct 24:&nbsp; "Search Techniques"<br>Oct 31:&nbsp; "Match / Merge, etc."<br>Nov 7:&nbsp;&nbsp; "Database Locations and Linking to FamilySearch"<br>Nov 14:&nbsp; "Gedcom Files, Backups and Restores"  
  
 
=== Salt Lake Family History Library Broadcasts  ===
 
=== Salt Lake Family History Library Broadcasts  ===
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This class is a beginning level introduction to indexing Italian birth records.&nbsp; These records are part of a priority indexing project.&nbsp;&nbsp;No&nbsp;Italian language skills are needed.&nbsp; Basic computer skills are necessary.  
 
This class is a beginning level introduction to indexing Italian birth records.&nbsp; These records are part of a priority indexing project.&nbsp;&nbsp;No&nbsp;Italian language skills are needed.&nbsp; Basic computer skills are necessary.  
  
'''7:00 - 9:00 p.m. - Thursdays - Training&nbsp;Room 1288'''  
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'''7:00 - 9:00 p.m. / Thursdays - Training&nbsp;Room 1288'''  
  
 
Nov 15: Basic Italian Indexing&nbsp;  
 
Nov 15: Basic Italian Indexing&nbsp;  
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This is a 5-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.  
 
This is a 5-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'''&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;<br>
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'''11:00 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. / Fridays - Library Training Room'''&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;<br>
  
 
Class Titles:  
 
Class Titles:  
  
Oct 19: "Getting Started with RootsMagic"<br>Oct 26: "Using RootsMagic-To-Go"<br>Nov 2:&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;"Interfacing with New FamilySearch, Part 1" <br>Nov 9:&nbsp;&nbsp; "Interfacing with New FamilySearch, Part 2"<br>Nov 16: "Filtering, Sources and Working with Files"<br><br>&nbsp; [[#top|(back to top)]]<br>
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Oct 19: "Getting Started with RootsMagic"<br>Oct 26: "Using RootsMagic-To-Go"<br>Nov 2:&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;"Interfacing with New FamilySearch, Part 1" <br>Nov 9:&nbsp;&nbsp; "Interfacing with New FamilySearch, Part 2"<br>Nov 16: "Filtering, Sources and Working with Files"  
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=== Legacy 7.5  ===
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Lecture / Lab Course<br>Presented by John Baker<br>No registration is necessary.
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This course teaches the basic features and capabilities of the genealogy data management program Legacy 7.5 and provides hands-on computer experience. Basic computer skills are necessary. Some experience with Legacy 7.5 will be helpful.
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'''10:00 a.m.&nbsp;-&nbsp;noon / Tuesdays - Library Training Room'''
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Oct 3: "Getting Started with Legacy 7.5"<br>Oct 10: "12-Step Checklist, Also Tips and Tricks"<br>Oct 17: "Sources and Chronologies"<br>Oct 24: "Interfacing with Family Tree"<br>Nov 14: "Reports and Charts"
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'''7:00&nbsp;- 9:00 p.m.&nbsp;/ Wednesdays - Library Training Room'''
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Oct 3: "Getting Started with Legacy 7.5"<br>Oct 10: "12-Step Checklist, Also Tips and Tricks"<br>Oct 17: "Sources and Chronologies"<br>Oct 24: "Interfacing with Family Tree"<br>Nov 14: "Reports and Charts"
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Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday:
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 Daily Class Schedule

Printable November / December 2012 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

Oct 29: "Accessing and Using FamilySearch Family Tree"
Nov 5 :   "Adding & Correcting Information"
Nov 12: "Finding and Adding People and Sources"
Nov 19: "Creating and Organizing Sources from Various Internet Sites"
Nov 26: "Creating and Connecting Your Photos and Documents" and
"Submitting and Tracking Temple Ordanances"

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 and Some Hands-on Practice
Presented by Linda Baker
No registration necessary

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

Oct 17: “Accessing and Navigating FamilySearch Family Tree”
Oct 24: “Finding, Adding and Correcting Information” 
Oct 31 : No Class
Nov 7:   “Attaching Sources and Using 'My Source Box'”
Nov 14: "More Sourcing Features"
Nov 21:  No Class
Nov 28: "Preparing Names for Temple Ordinances"
Dec 5:  "Using the Merge Feature, Review, and Final Questions and Answers"

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

9:30 - 11:00 a.m. / Thursdays - Library Training Room 

Oct 18:  “Accessing and Navigating FamilySearch Family Tree”
Oct 25:  “Finding, Adding and Correcting Information”
Nov 1:    “Attaching Sources and Using 'My Source Box”
Nov 8:    “More Sourcing Features”
Nov 15:  "Preparing Names for Temple Ordinances"
Nov 22:  No Class
Nov 29: "Using the Merge Feature, Review, and Final Questions and Answers"

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”
Nov 1: "Preparing Names for Temple Ordinances"
Nov 29: "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.

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

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

Nov 1:  "Serving as a Family History Consultant"
Nov 8:  "FamilySearch Family Tree, Part 1"
Nov 15:  "FamilySearch Family Tree, Part 2"
Nov 29:  "Research Fundamentalas"

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"

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

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

Nov 2:   "Serving as a Family History Consultant"
Nov 9:   "FamilySearch Family Tree, Part 1"
Nov 16: "FamilySearch Family Tree, Part 2"
Nov 30: "Research Fundamentalas" 

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

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

Nov 10:  "Serving as a Family History Consultant"
Nov 17: "FamilySearch Family Tree, Part 1"
Dec 1:   "FamilySearch Family Tree, Part 2"
Dec 8:   "Research Fundamentals"

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

Nov 15: "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
Nov 29: "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

Oct 16: "Let's Start at the Very Beginning"
Oct 23: "Selecting an Ancestor"
Oct 30: "Tools and Developing Skills"
Nov 6:    "Internet Genealogy"
Nov 13: "Finding Your Way"
Nov 20: "Using IrfanView the Free Image Editor"

Jan 8: "Let's Start at the Very Beginning"
Jan 15: "Selecting an Ancestor"
Jan 22: "Tools and Developing Skills"
Jan 29: "Internet Genealogy"
Feb 5: "Finding Your Way"
Feb 12: "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.

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

Sep 10:  “Paleography / Old Handwriting”
Sep 17:  “Census Records”
Sep 24:  “No Class
Oct 1:    “Vital Records”
Oct 8:    "U.S. Church Records"
Oct 15:  "LDS Church Records"
Oct 22:  “Land Records”
Oct 29:  "Probate Records"
Nov 5:    "Military Records"
Nov 12:  "Immigration and Emigration Records"
Nov 19:  "Naturalization Records"

Jan 7: “Paleography / Old Handwriting”
Jan 14: “Census Records”
Jan 21:  No Class 
Jan 28: “Vital Records”
Feb 4: "U.S. Church Records"
Feb 11: "LDS Church Records"
Feb 18:  No Class 
Feb 25: “Land Records”
Mar 4: "Probate Records"
Mar 11: "Military Records"
Mar 18: "Immigration and Emigration Records"
Mar 25: "Naturalization Records"

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

Nov 6:   “Paleography / Old Handwriting”
Nov 13: “Census Records”
Nov 20: “Vital Records”
Nov 27: “U.S. Church Records”

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

Nov 7:    "Google Drive / Drop Box:  Free Storage Places for Family Tree Sources"
Nov 14:  "Ancestry.com:  One of the Best Family History Websites"
Nov 28:  "The Magic in RootsMagic:  Great Software for Keeping Track of Your Ancestors"

Jan 9: "TBA"
Jan 16: "TBA"
Jan 23: "TBA"
Jan 30:  "TBA"

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 and provides hands-on computer experience.  Basic computer skills are necessary.  Some experience with Legacy 7.5 will be helpful.

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

Oct 3:    "Getting Started with Legacy 7.5"
Oct 10:  "12-Step Checklist, Also Tips and Tricks"
Oct 17:  "Sources and Chronologies"
Oct 24:  "Interfacing with Family Tree"
Nov 7:    "Tagging and Searching"
Nov 14:   "Reports and Charts"
Nov 28:  "Open Class for Personal Help and Questions"

Family History Data Management Software

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

This class will describe and compare the features and capabilities of three popular family history data management software programs:  Ancestral Quest, Legacy and RootsMagic.  Similarities and differences in the programs will be described.  The class is designed to help library patrons choose family history software best suited for their needs.

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

Nov 28: "Ancestral Quest, Legacy and RootsMagic Compared" 

Ancestral Quest Advanced 

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

This is a 4 week course designed for current users of Ancestral Quest.  The class teaches advanced features and functions of the program and will give students some hands-on practice.  A basic understanding of Ancestral Quest is necessary. 

10:30 a.m. - noon / Wednesdays - Library Traingin Room Oct 10:  "Sources, Notes and Scrapbooks"
Oct 17:  "Collaboration"
Oct 24:  "Search Techniques"
Oct 31:  "Match / Merge, etc."
Nov 7:   "Database Locations and Linking to FamilySearch"
Nov 14:  "Gedcom Files, Backups and Restores"

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. 

TBA 

Italian Indexing

Lecture & Demonstration
Presented by Brad Jensen
No registration necessary

This class is a beginning level introduction to indexing Italian birth records.  These records are part of a priority indexing project.  No Italian language skills are needed.  Basic computer skills are necessary.

7:00 - 9:00 p.m. / Thursdays - Training Room 1288

Nov 15: Basic Italian Indexing 

Merit Badge Workshop

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.

Saturday, January 12, 2013 / 10:00 - 11:30 a.m.

  • 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 5-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   

Class Titles:

Oct 19: "Getting Started with RootsMagic"
Oct 26: "Using RootsMagic-To-Go"
Nov 2:   "Interfacing with New FamilySearch, Part 1"
Nov 9:   "Interfacing with New FamilySearch, Part 2"
Nov 16: "Filtering, Sources and Working with Files"

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 and provides hands-on computer experience. Basic computer skills are necessary. Some experience with Legacy 7.5 will be helpful.

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

Oct 3: "Getting Started with Legacy 7.5"
Oct 10: "12-Step Checklist, Also Tips and Tricks"
Oct 17: "Sources and Chronologies"
Oct 24: "Interfacing with Family Tree"
Nov 14: "Reports and Charts"

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

Oct 3: "Getting Started with Legacy 7.5"
Oct 10: "12-Step Checklist, Also Tips and Tricks"
Oct 17: "Sources and Chronologies"
Oct 24: "Interfacing with Family Tree"
Nov 14: "Reports and Charts"



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