Riverton FamilySearch Library/Class Schedule

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This is a four 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.  
 
This is a four 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.  
  
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Apr 9: "Getting Started with Legacy 7.5"<br>Apr 16: "12-Step Checklist, Also Tips and Tricks"<br>Apr 23: "Sources and Chronologies"<br>Apr 30: "Interfacing with Family Tree"<br>
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May 7: "Getting Started with Legacy 7.5"<br>May 14: "12-Step Checklist, Also Tips and Tricks"<br>May 21: "Sources and Chronologies"<br>May 28: "Interfacing with Family Tree"  

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3740 West Market Center Drive
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Riverton, Utah 84065-8026
801-240-9601


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 Daily Class Schedule

Printable May 2013 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

Apr 8: "Navigate FamilySearch Family Tree and Add / Edit Ancestor's Vital Information"
Apr 15 : "Quickly Add, Edit and Merge Ancestor's Records and Family Relationships"
Apr 22: "Easily Locate and Attach Ancestor's Supporting Records from FamilySearch"
Apr 29: "Easily Locate, Capture and Attach Ancestor's Supporting Records from Free Internet Sites"
May 6: "Locate and Prepare Photos / Stories and Attach Them to Ancestor's Records and Albums"
May 13:  "Locating and Preparing Ancestor's Records for Temple Ordinances" and "Overall Questions, Answers and Helps"

1:00 - 2:30 p.m. / Mondays - Library Training Room

Apr 29: "Easily Locate, Capture and Attach Ancestor's Supporting Records from Free Internet Sites"
May 6: "Locate and Prepare Photos / Stories and Attach Them to Ancestor's Records and Albums"
May 13: "Locating and Preparing Ancestor's Records for Temple Ordinances" and "Overall Questions, Answers and Helps"

  • Wednesday Series

Lecture
Presented by Linda Baker
No registration necessary

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

Apr 10: “Accessing and Navigating FamilySearch Family Tree”
Apr 17: “Finding, Adding and Correcting Information”
Apr 24: “Attaching Sources and Using 'My Source Box'”
May 1: "More Sourcing Features"
May 8: "Preparing Names for Temple Ordinances"
May 15: "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

Apr 11: “Accessing and Navigating FamilySearch Family Tree”
Apr 18: “Finding, Adding and Correcting Information”
Apr 25: “Attaching Sources and Using 'My Source Box'”
May 2: "More Sourcing Features"
May 9: "Preparing Names for Temple Ordinances"
May 16: "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. 

May 2: "Serving as a Family History Consultant"
May 9: "FamilySearch Family Tree, Part 1"
May 16: "FamilySearch Family Tree, Part 2"
May 23: "Research Fundamentals"

  • 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.

Apr 13: "Serving as a Family History Consultant"
Apr 20: "FamilySearch Family Tree, Part 1"
Apr 27: "FamilySearch Family Tree, Part 2"
May 4: "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.

3:00 - 4:30 p.m. / Mondays - Library Training Room

May 13:  "Basic Computer Skills with Hands-on Practice"
May 27:  Basic Computer Skills with Hands-on Practice" 

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

May 2:  "Basic Computer Skills with Hands-on Practice"
May 16:  "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.

3:00 - 4:30 p.m. / Mondays - Library Training Room

May 6:  Introduction to the Internet with Hands-on Practice"
May 20:  Introduction to the Internet with Hands-on Practice"

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

May 9:  "Introduction to the Internet with Hands-on Practice"
May 23:  "Introduction to the Internet with Hands-on Practice"

Beginning Genealogy Research

Lecture and Lab
Presented by Colleen Willis
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.

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

May 7:  "Let's Start at the Very Beginning"
May 14:  "Selecting an Ancestor"
May 21:  "Finding Your Way"
May 28:  "Online Resources"

IrfanView

Lecture and Lab
Presented by Colleen Willis
No registration is necessary.

InfanView is a free graphics editing program designed for capturing and editing photos and documents. It is helpful in acquiring and preparing digital images for family history projects and genealogy programs. This class teaches the basic features and functions of this software.  Basic computer skills are necessary.

Jun 4:  "Installing and Using InfanView Software"  

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.

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

Apr 2: “Paleography / Old Handwriting”
Apr 9: “Census Records”
Apr 16: "Vital Records"
Apr 23: "U.S. Church Records"
Apr 30: "LDS Church Records"
May 7: “Land Records”
May 14: "Probate Records"
May 21: "Military Records"
May 28:  "Immigration and Emigration Records"
Jun 4: "Naturalization Records"

Danish Research

Lecture
Presented by Linda Baker
No registration is necessary.

9:30 - 11:00 a.m. / Thursdays

The topics for these two classes include the history of Danish records, the types of available records, basic methods of searching for records, and using online resources.

May 30:  Danish Research, Part 1
Jun 6:  Danish Research, Part 2

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.

3:00 - 4:30 p.m. / Tuesdays

May 7: "Census Records - Where the  Elusive Ancestors Hide"
May 14: "RootsMagic - Now with Family Tree"
May 21: "Family Tree and Sourcing Records"
May 28: "Family Tree Photos and Stories"

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

May 8: "Census Records:  Where the Elusive Ancestors Hide"
May 15: "RootsMagic - Now with Family Tree"
May 22: "Family Tree and Sourcing Records"
May 29: "Family Tree Photos and S"

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

May 1: "Introduction to Ancestral Quest"
May 8: "Linking Records in My AQ Database with Family Tree"
May 15: "Nice Options and Features"
May 22: "Essential Operations"
May 29: "Sources, Notes, and Scrapbooks"
Jun 4: "Collaboration"
Jun 11: "Search Techniques"
Jun 18: "Match / Merge, etc."

1:30 - 3:00 p.m. / Wednesdays - Library Training Room

May 1: "Introduction to Ancestral Quest"
May 8: "Linking Records in My AQ Database with Family Tree"
May 15: "Nice Options and Features"
May 22: "Essential Operations"
May 29: "Sources, Notes, and Scrapbooks"
Jun 4: "Collaboration"
Jun 11: "Search Techniques"
Jun 18: "Match / Merge, etc."

Basic FamilySearch Indexing

Lecture and Lab
Presented by Rose Scott
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

May 14:  "Introduction to Indexing"

Italian Indexing

Lecture and Lab
Presented by Rose Scott
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

May 16:  “Indexing Italian Birth Records” – Brad Jensen

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.

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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    

Apr 12: "Getting Started with RootsMagic"
Apr 19: "Using RootsMagic-To-Go"
Apr 26: "Interfacing withFamilySearch Family Tree, Part 1"
May 3: "Interfacing with FamilySearch Family Tree, Part 2"
May 10: "Filtering, Sources and Working with Files"

Legacy 7.5

Lecture / Lab Course (Limited to 24 participants.)
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 four 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.

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

May 7: "Getting Started with Legacy 7.5"
May 14: "12-Step Checklist, Also Tips and Tricks"
May 21: "Sources and Chronologies"
May 28: "Interfacing with Family Tree"


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