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The library offers a free seminar every third Saturday of the month. An opening session is held at 9:00 a.m. featuring a keynote address. Following this session attendees are offered four choices of presentations at both 10:00 and 11:00 a.m.  
 
The library offers a free seminar every third Saturday of the month. An opening session is held at 9:00 a.m. featuring a keynote address. Following this session attendees are offered four choices of presentations at both 10:00 and 11:00 a.m.  
  
=== Saturday, August 18, 2012 / 9:00 a.m. - noon  ===
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*Keynote Address - "'''The Three-word Journal:&nbsp; Finding Your Purpose in Life'''" - Randal Wright
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*Keynote Address - "'''How to Inspire Priesthood Leaders and Members to participate in Family History'''" -&nbsp;Russell Lynch&nbsp;
  
In this presentation you will learn how to record a journal entry in 10 seconds – recall the significant experiences and lessons from life that you thought were forgotten – file your life lessons by topic so they are instantly available – and easily write a history of your life to leave to posterity. Discover your strengths and weaknesses and how to use them to achieve your mission in life.  
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Russell S. Lynch has an Honors BA in French from the University of Utah and a Masters of Library and Information Science from Brigham Young University. He served as the treasurer for the Utah Genealogical Association (UGA) from 2004 to 2008. Previously Russell served as a Director, Associate Vice-President, and President of UGA. He has taught classes on record sources, software products, and research methodology at local, state, and national conferences.  
  
Randal Wright is the&nbsp;author of many books including The 3 Word Journal: Finding Purpose in Life, Achieving Your Life Mission. &nbsp;He is a popular BYU Campus Education Week and Especially for Youth speaker with a Ph.D. in Family Studies from BYU.&nbsp;
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Russell works in the Family History Library as a Collection Management Specialist. He has worked in the LDS Family and Church History Department since 1985.<br>From 2007 to 2011, he served as Secretary to the Genealogy and Local History (GENLOC) Section of the International Federation of Library Associations and Institutions (IFLA). He has participated in recent World Library and Information Congress sessions on various continents.
  
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*“'''Creating and Using Timelines to Solve Family History Mysteries'''" - Mike Provard
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Russell is married and has one daughter. Beside music, genealogy, and computers, he enjoys camping, hiking, photography, and gardening.
  
This class will explore different types of timelines that a genealogist can create that will organize the events in an ancestor’s life. Timelines help sort through all the bits and pieces that can become a jumbled mess, and show a view that may answer “brick-wall” questions, and open up new avenues of research. Three case studies will be shown that helped to solve various family history mysteries.
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*"'''The Big 4 U.S. Records: &nbsp;Census, Vital, Probate, and Land'''" - Marilyn Markham
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The four major original United States record types for genealogy and family history are: census, vital, probate, and land. This class will explain why these records are valuable, how to find them, and how to use them. Online, film, and paper sources will be discussed. A few alternative sources will be described in case your ancestors dodged the record takers. &nbsp;
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*"'''New Features in Ancestral Quest''' 14:&nbsp; The Natural Upgrade for PAF" - Gaylon Findlay
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Ancestral Quest 14 was just released, with new features which include a research timeline, color coding, and improvements to the way AQ works with FamilySearch. Learn about all the new features, but especially how to prepare the records of your ancestors in new.FamilySearch so they will be ready for the Family Tree.&nbsp;&nbsp;  
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*“'''British Research, Part 1'''" -&nbsp;Paul Smart&nbsp;
  
*"'''If New FamilySearch&nbsp;is 'New", Why Do We Need&nbsp;&nbsp;Family Tree?'''" - FamilySearch data Analyst
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Family Tree is replacing new FamilySearch. Come and see what’s new and what’s different. We will look at the differences in Family Tree and compare the advantages. We will answer questions like, can I edit other people’s contributions, what about relationships, and will sourcing be better?
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*<span style="display: none" id="1345486098497S">&nbsp;</span><span id="fck_dom_range_temp_1345486097984_264" />"'''Blogging for Genealogy Success'''" -&nbsp;Larry Cragun&nbsp;
  
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*"'''Hitting It Out of the Park with Ancestry.com'''" - Biz Chase
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Some of the Ancestry topics we will touch upon in this class include: Basic search techniques for Ancestry databases, Using the learning center, Attaching personal family documents and photos to Ancestry family trees, Using Family Tree Maker in conjunction with your Ancestry family tree, Why do I care about source information? and much more.&nbsp;
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*"'''The FamilySearch Wiki: Where Your Search for Your Ancestors Should Begin and End'''" - Dennis Knox
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This class will cover what the wiki is and what the wiki is not. Also how to search on the wiki, and how to read in different languages. Specific questions will be addressed as well.  
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*"'''Priesthood and Consultant Training'''" - Tara Bergeson
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*"'''British Research, Part 2'''" -&nbsp;Paul Smart
  
This class is designed to assist Priesthood brethren and Consultants work together to use Family History as a resource within the ward and stakes. The focus of this class will be on the Turn the Hearts Guide and DVD.<br>
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*"'''If New FamilySearch is 'New", Why Do We Need Family Tree?'''" - FamilySearch data Analyst
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*"'''Using Newspaper Resources for Research'''" - Ron Ray&nbsp;
  
Family Tree is replacing new FamilySearch. Come and see what’s new and what’s different. We will look at the differences in Family Tree and compare the advantages. We will answer questions like, can I edit other people’s contributions, what about relationships, and will sourcing be better?
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== FamilySearch Personal Consultation Appointments  ==
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=== Saturday, August 18, 2012 / 10:00 a.m. - noon <br> ===
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FamilySearch administration employees will be at the library to assist patrons with difficult New FamilySearch problems. Sign up for a 20 minute personal consultation session by calling 801-240-9601.
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Saturday Seminar 

The library offers a free seminar every third Saturday of the month. An opening session is held at 9:00 a.m. featuring a keynote address. Following this session attendees are offered four choices of presentations at both 10:00 and 11:00 a.m.

Saturday, September 15, 2012 / 9:00 a.m. - noon


9:00 a.m.

  • Keynote Address - "How to Inspire Priesthood Leaders and Members to participate in Family History" - Russell Lynch 

Russell S. Lynch has an Honors BA in French from the University of Utah and a Masters of Library and Information Science from Brigham Young University. He served as the treasurer for the Utah Genealogical Association (UGA) from 2004 to 2008. Previously Russell served as a Director, Associate Vice-President, and President of UGA. He has taught classes on record sources, software products, and research methodology at local, state, and national conferences.


Russell works in the Family History Library as a Collection Management Specialist. He has worked in the LDS Family and Church History Department since 1985.
From 2007 to 2011, he served as Secretary to the Genealogy and Local History (GENLOC) Section of the International Federation of Library Associations and Institutions (IFLA). He has participated in recent World Library and Information Congress sessions on various continents.


Russell is married and has one daughter. Beside music, genealogy, and computers, he enjoys camping, hiking, photography, and gardening.




 10:00 a.m.

  • British Research, Part 1" - Paul Smart 


  • "Blogging for Genealogy Success" - Larry Cragun 

  

  • "Topic and Presenter to be Announced"


  • "Topic and Presenter to be Announced"

 11:00 a.m.

  • "British Research, Part 2" - Paul Smart

 

  • "Using Newspaper Resources for Research" - Ron Ray 

 

  • "Topic and Presenter to be Announced"


  • "Topic and Presenter to be Announced"