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=== Claire V. Brisson-Banks, B.S., MLIS, APG, A.G.®  ===
 
=== Claire V. Brisson-Banks, B.S., MLIS, APG, A.G.®  ===
  
[[Image:Brissonbankscv-fb.jpg|right|116x115px]] Claire is a professional researcher with many years experience in genealogy and family history research. She is a native of RI and moved to Utah in 2003. She has worked for the FHL since 2005. She created the "Especially for Youth" section now available on this Research Wiki split into two age groups; [https://wiki.familysearch.org/en/Family_History_Activities_for_Children:_3-11 3-11] and [https://wiki.familysearch.org/en/Family_History_Activities_for_Children:_12-%3F 12-?. ]She lectures on a large variety of topics concentrating on various localities as well as the youth and the latest technology tools. She designed a step by step guide for [https://fch.ldschurch.org/WWSupport/23things/ learning the new Web 2.0 technologies ]for all who wish to expand and extend their research. She loves spending time with her family, reading, and writing.  
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[[Image:Brissonbankscv-fb.jpg|right|116x115px|Brissonbankscv-fb.jpg]] Claire is a professional researcher with many years experience in genealogy and family history research and has established her own company, [http://www.timelessgen.com Timeless Genealogies]. She is a native of RI and moved to Utah in 2003. She worked at the Family History Library from May, 2005 to July, 2013.  
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She created the "Especially for Youth" section which is now available on this Research Wiki split into two age groups; [https://wiki.familysearch.org/en/Family_History_Activities_for_Children:_3-11 3-11] and [https://wiki.familysearch.org/en/Family_History_Activities_for_Children:_12-%3F 12-?. ]She lectures on a large variety of topics concentrating on various localities, with an emphasis on the youth and the latest technology tools. She designed a step by step guide for [https://fch.ldschurch.org/WWSupport/23things/ learning the new Web 2.0 technologies ]for all who wish to expand and extend their research. She loves spending time with her family, reading, and writing.  
  
 
=== Education  ===
 
=== Education  ===
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Accredited Genealogists® in England: 2008-Present  
 
Accredited Genealogists® in England: 2008-Present  
  
&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; [http://icapgen.com/ ICAPGEN], Salt Lake City, UT
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&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; [http://icapgen.com/ ICAPGEN], Salt Lake City, UT  
  
 
=== Experience  ===
 
=== Experience  ===
  
*British Reference Consultatnt and Technology Specialist, Family History Library, 2008 to present
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*Maintains own business, [http://www.timelesgen.com Timeless Genealogies]: 2005-present <br>
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*British Reference Consultatnt and Technology Specialist, Family History Library, 2008 to July, 2013
 
*Sr. Staff Information Services Specialist, Family History Library: 2006-2008  
 
*Sr. Staff Information Services Specialist, Family History Library: 2006-2008  
*Administrator for England, Scotland, &amp; Canada Facebook Research pages: 2012-present
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*Administrator for England, Scotland, &amp; Canada Facebook Research pages: 2012-July, 2013
*Administrator for [http://www.facebook.com/#!/pages/Salt-Lake-City-UT/Family-History-Library/169173515997 FHL Facebook Fan Page]: 2009-present
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*Administrator for [http://www.facebook.com/#!/pages/Salt-Lake-City-UT/Family-History-Library/169173515997 FHL Facebook Fan Page]: 2009-July, 2013
 
*US/Canada Research Consultant, Family History Library: May, 2005 - Nov., 2009  
 
*US/Canada Research Consultant, Family History Library: May, 2005 - Nov., 2009  
 
*FHL Intern Coordinator: 2008-2011  
 
*FHL Intern Coordinator: 2008-2011  
*Family History Director,&nbsp;Providence, RI Family History Center: 1988-2003  
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*Family History Director,&nbsp;Providence, RI Family History Center: 1988-2003<br>
*Maintains own business, [http://www/timelessgen.com Timeless Genealogies]: 2005-present
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=== Community Involvement ===
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=== Community Involvement<br> ===
  
*Chair-Elect for ULA (Utah Library Association) Genealogy Round Table Committee:2012
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*Board Member for the [http://isbgfh.org/ International British Society for Genealogy and Family History]: 2013-present<br>
*Commissioner for ICAPGen (International Commission for the Accreditation of Professional Genealogists) 2010-present  
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*2nd Vice-Chair of [http://www.icapgen.org ICAPGen] 2013-present<br>
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*Commissioner for [http://www.icapgen.org ICAPGen] (International Commission for the Accreditation of Professional Genealogists) 2010-present  
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*Previous admin for Various Genealogy Research Skype Communities <br>
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*Previous admin for Various Genealogy Research Facebook pages <br>
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*Previous administrator for the Family History Library Facebook page: 2009-July 31, 2013<br>
 
*Collections Chair for CCLA: 2010-2011  
 
*Collections Chair for CCLA: 2010-2011  
 
*Collections Chair-Elect for CCLA: 2009-2010  
 
*Collections Chair-Elect for CCLA: 2009-2010  
 
*Collections Committee Member for CCLA (Consortium of Church Libraries &amp; Archives) 2008-present  
 
*Collections Committee Member for CCLA (Consortium of Church Libraries &amp; Archives) 2008-present  
*UGA Crossroads Committee Member: 2008-present  
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*[http://www.infouga.org/ UGA] Crossroads Committee Member: 2008-present  
*2nd Vice-President for UGA: 2007-2008  
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*2nd Vice-President for [http://www.infouga.org/ UGA]: 2007-2008  
*Board Member for UGA (Utah Genealogical Association): 2004-2008
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*Board Member for [http://www.infouga.org/ UGA] (Utah Genealogical Association): 2004-2008
  
=== Lecturer and Presenter at the following locations: ===
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=== Lecturer and Presenter at the following locations: ===
  
*[http://pvfhc.blogspot.com/ 3rd Annual Pahvant Valley Family History Conferernce]:13 Oct&nbsp;2012,&nbsp;Delta, UT&nbsp;
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*Society of Australian Genealogists: Syndey, NSW, Australia: '''May, 2013'''
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*3rd Annual Pahvant Valley Family History Conferernce:13 Oct&nbsp;2012,&nbsp;Delta, UT&nbsp;  
 
*Massachusetts Genealogy Council: July 21, 2012, Waltham, MA  
 
*Massachusetts Genealogy Council: July 21, 2012, Waltham, MA  
*Legacy Online Lectue Series: July 11, 2012 at 7 MST  
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*Legacy Online Lecture Series: July 11, 2012 at 7 MST
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*Legacy Online Lecture Series: Nov 9, 2012 at 12 MST
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*Legacy Online Lecture Series: Apr. 4, 2012 at 12 MST  
 
*Murray Family History Fair: June 9, 2012  
 
*Murray Family History Fair: June 9, 2012  
*Utah Library Association: May, 2012  
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*Utah Library Association: May, 2012, '''May 2013'''
 
*Empty Nesters Group: April 19, 2012, Herberville, UT  
 
*Empty Nesters Group: April 19, 2012, Herberville, UT  
*BYU: April Fireside:&nbsp;April 15, 2012, &nbsp;Provo, UT  
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*BYU: April Fireside:&nbsp;April 15, 2012, &nbsp;Provo, UT&nbsp;
*Legacy Online Lecture Series: April 2, 2010, Provo, UT at 12 noon MST
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*Adjunct Professor at Steven Henager College: February, 2012 - present
*[http://www.secondlife.com SecondLife] Online British Reference Series: Every Tuesday evening in March in Wollah for "''Just Genealogy''"  
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*SecondLife Online British Reference Series: Every Tuesday evening in March in Wollah for "''Just Genealogy''" , March, 2011
*[http://oremfamilyhistoryfair.com/ Orem Family History Fair, Mar. 17, 2012, Orem, UT]
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*Orem Family History Fair, Mar. 17, 2012, Orem, UT / '''Mar. 16, 2013'''
*South Davis Family History Fair, Mar 2-3, 2012  
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*South Davis Family History Fair, Mar 2-3, 2006, 2007, 2008, 2010, 2012, '''2013'''
*Montery Family History Seminar, Monerey, CA, January 28, 2012  
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*Monterey Family History Seminar, Monerey, CA, January 28, 2012  
 
*Library 2.011 Worldwide Virtual Conference, November 2 - 4, 2011 (Online Conference)  
 
*Library 2.011 Worldwide Virtual Conference, November 2 - 4, 2011 (Online Conference)  
 
*SORT2011, Oct. 11-12, 2011, University of Utah, SLC, UT  
 
*SORT2011, Oct. 11-12, 2011, University of Utah, SLC, UT  
 
*UGA Annual Conference, Aug. 19-20, 2011  
 
*UGA Annual Conference, Aug. 19-20, 2011  
*BYU Education Week: Aug. 15-19, 2011, Aug. 21-24, 2012&nbsp;  
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*BYU Education Week: Aug. 15-19, 2011, Aug. 21-24, 2012, '''Aug. 2013''' &nbsp;&nbsp;  
 
*Riverton FHC, July, 2011  
 
*Riverton FHC, July, 2011  
 
*Scotland Series, FHL, June, 2011  
 
*Scotland Series, FHL, June, 2011  
 
*Who Do You Think You Are?, Olympia, London, Feb, 2011  
 
*Who Do You Think You Are?, Olympia, London, Feb, 2011  
 
*RootsTech Conference, SLC, UT, Feb., 2011  
 
*RootsTech Conference, SLC, UT, Feb., 2011  
*<u>ICAPGen Annual Conference, Oct., 2010, [http://www.icapgen.org/icapgen/events 19-20 Oct. 2012]</u>[http://www.icapgen.org/icapgen/events &nbsp;]
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*ICAPGen Annual Conference, Oct., 2010, 19-20 Oct. 2012&nbsp;  
 
*Ogden Family History Conference, Sept, 2010  
 
*Ogden Family History Conference, Sept, 2010  
*BYU Conferences: 2012, 2011, 2010, 2009, 2008, 2007, 2006
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*BYU Conferences: 2006 - 2012, '''2013'''
 
*Genealogy &amp; Family Heritage Jamboree: 2006  
 
*Genealogy &amp; Family Heritage Jamboree: 2006  
 
*International Conference on Jewish Genealogy: 2007  
 
*International Conference on Jewish Genealogy: 2007  
 
*Salt Lake Instititute of Genealogy (SLIG): 2011, 2010, 2009, 2007, 2006, 2005  
 
*Salt Lake Instititute of Genealogy (SLIG): 2011, 2010, 2009, 2007, 2006, 2005  
*South Davis Family History Fair: [http://www.infouga.org/aem.php?eid=16 2012], 2007, 2006
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*UGA Conferences: 2008, 2006 2011&nbsp;
*UGA Conferences: 2008, 2006  
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*Various local conferences in RI, MA, CT, MN, UT: 1991-Present
 
*Various local conferences in RI, MA, CT, MN, UT: 1991-Present
  
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=== Published  ===
 
=== Published  ===
  
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*''[https://familysearch.org/blog/en/technology-brings-portability-genealogist-family-historian-2/ Technology brings Portability to the Genealogist and the Family Historian]&nbsp;''25 Feb 2013
 
*''[https://familysearch.org/blog/en/2012/09/05/ellis-island-immigration-indexing/ Ellis Island: Imigration &amp; Indexing], ''FamilySearch Blog: 5 Sep 2012  
 
*''[https://familysearch.org/blog/en/2012/09/05/ellis-island-immigration-indexing/ Ellis Island: Imigration &amp; Indexing], ''FamilySearch Blog: 5 Sep 2012  
*''[https://familysearch.org/techtips/2012/06/photosharing-why-email-an-old-picture-when-you-can-post-and-email-a-link Photosharing: Why email an old picture, when you can post and email a link?] ''FS Tech Tips:8 Jun 2012
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*''[https://familysearch.org/techtips/2012/06/photosharing-why-email-an-old-picture-when-you-can-post-and-email-a-link Photosharing: Why email an old picture, when you can post and email a link?] ''FS Tech Tips:25 Feb 2013
 
*''[https://familysearch.org/blog/en/2012/05/30/questions/ When You Don't Even Know the Questions?]'', FamilySearch Blog, 30 May 2012  
 
*''[https://familysearch.org/blog/en/2012/05/30/questions/ When You Don't Even Know the Questions?]'', FamilySearch Blog, 30 May 2012  
 
*''[https://familysearch.org/blog/en/2011/05/10/family-history-library-snapshot-day-a-day-in-service-to-all-patrons/ Family History Library Snapshot Day: A Day in Service to All Patrons],'' FamilySearch,10 May 2011  
 
*''[https://familysearch.org/blog/en/2011/05/10/family-history-library-snapshot-day-a-day-in-service-to-all-patrons/ Family History Library Snapshot Day: A Day in Service to All Patrons],'' FamilySearch,10 May 2011  
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*''[https://familysearch.org/techtips/2011/08/preparing-hard-drive-failure Preparing for Hard Drive Failure]'', FamilySearch Tech Tips: 4 Aug 2011  
 
*''[https://familysearch.org/techtips/2011/08/preparing-hard-drive-failure Preparing for Hard Drive Failure]'', FamilySearch Tech Tips: 4 Aug 2011  
 
*''[https://familysearch.org/techtips/2011/08/preparing-hard-drive-failure How to <span id="fck_dom_range_temp_1347159718181_189" />Preserve Photographs, Documents and Databases], ''FamilySearch Tech Tips 2 Jun 2011&nbsp;  
 
*''[https://familysearch.org/techtips/2011/08/preparing-hard-drive-failure How to <span id="fck_dom_range_temp_1347159718181_189" />Preserve Photographs, Documents and Databases], ''FamilySearch Tech Tips 2 Jun 2011&nbsp;  
*''[https://familysearch.org/blog/en/2011/04/25/british-commissary-general-muster-books-and-pay-lists-the-wo-series/ British Commissary General Muster Books and Pay Lists: the WO 12 Series]'', FS Blog, 25 April 2011  
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*''[https://familysearch.org/blog/en/british-commissary-general-muster-books-and-pay-lists-the-wo-series/ British Commissary General Muster Books and Pay Lists: the WO 12 Series]'', FS Blog, 25 April 2011  
 
*''The Social Media Guide for Ancestral Research: Using Web 2.0 Strategies''  
 
*''The Social Media Guide for Ancestral Research: Using Web 2.0 Strategies''  
 
*''[https://familysearch.org/techtips/2011/02/genes-genealogy The "Genes" in Genealogy]:'' FamilySearch Tech Tips: 3 Feb 2011  
 
*''[https://familysearch.org/techtips/2011/02/genes-genealogy The "Genes" in Genealogy]:'' FamilySearch Tech Tips: 3 Feb 2011  
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*''[https://familysearch.org/blog/en/2010/12/30/web-and-genealogy-discover-explore-share/ Web 2.0 and Genealogy 2.0:Discover, Explore, Share], ''FamilySearch Blog: 30 Dec 2010&nbsp;  
 
*''[https://familysearch.org/blog/en/2010/12/30/web-and-genealogy-discover-explore-share/ Web 2.0 and Genealogy 2.0:Discover, Explore, Share], ''FamilySearch Blog: 30 Dec 2010&nbsp;  
 
*''[https://familysearch.org/blog/en/2010/10/13/using-inquisition-post-mortems-to-learn-about-your-ancestors/ Using Inquisition Post Mortems to Learn About Your Ancestors],'' FamilySearch Blog, 13 Oct 2010  
 
*''[https://familysearch.org/blog/en/2010/10/13/using-inquisition-post-mortems-to-learn-about-your-ancestors/ Using Inquisition Post Mortems to Learn About Your Ancestors],'' FamilySearch Blog, 13 Oct 2010  
*''[https://familysearch.org/blog/en/2010/08/20/involving-family-in-family-history/ Involving Family in Family History]'', FamilySearch Blog: 20 Aug, 2010
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*''[https://familysearch.org/blog/en/2010/08/20/involving-family-in-family-history/ Involving Family in Family History]'', FamilySearch Blog: 20 Aug, 2010  
 
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*''Chinook'', October, 2012 ( A quarterly publication for the Alberta Family History Society)
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*&nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp;"Family Photos Help to Link Generations"
 
*''Journal of the British Isles Family History Society - U.S.A., ''2010  
 
*''Journal of the British Isles Family History Society - U.S.A., ''2010  
 
*&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; "Scottish Highlanders in America"  
 
*&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; "Scottish Highlanders in America"  
 
*''Library Management Journal:'' Issue 4/5 2010  
 
*''Library Management Journal:'' Issue 4/5 2010  
 
*&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; "Managing change and transitions: a comparison of different models and their commonalities"  
 
*&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; "Managing change and transitions: a comparison of different models and their commonalities"  
*UGA ''Crossroads: ''Various Issues from 2006-Present
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*UGA ''Crossroads:&nbsp;''  
*&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;"News from the Professionals"
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*&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;"News from the Professional Corner: ICAPGen Updates", 2010 to present
*&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; "Window on the Library"
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*&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; "Window on the Library", All quarterly issues 2009 - mid-2013
*&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; "Web-Chat"
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*&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; "Web-Chat", All quarterly issues for 2005-2008
*&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;"Scottish Highlanders in America"
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*&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;"Scottish Highlanders in America", June, 2007
*&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; "Famly Time Capsules"
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*&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; "Famly Time Capsules", September, 2007
*''Links A Home Schooling Publication'': September, 2007
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*''The Link: The Nation's Homeschool Newspaper'': September, 2007  
*&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; "Family Time Capsules often contain Family Treasures"
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*&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; "Family Time Capsules often contain Family Treasures"  
*''Everton's Genealogical Helper'': Nov/Dec 2005
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*''Everton's Genealogical Helper'': Nov/Dec 2005  
 
*&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; "The Genes in Genealogy"
 
*&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; "The Genes in Genealogy"
  
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=== Classes Taught ===
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=== Classes&nbsp; ===
  
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*A Beginner's Guide
 
*Are Your Ancestors Frozen in Time?  
 
*Are Your Ancestors Frozen in Time?  
 
*Attacking those BrickWalls  
 
*Attacking those BrickWalls  
*Canadian Research
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*Attacking those Jewish BrickWalls
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*Canada: Census Records
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*Canada: Church Records
 
*Canadian Online Research  
 
*Canadian Online Research  
*Canadian Census Records  
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*Canadian Research
*Canadian Church Records  
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*England: British Military Records and How to Use Them
*England Civil Registration  
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*England: British Research Using Social Media
*England Online Resources
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*England: Church Records and Indexes
*Finding those Ancestors " A Beginner's Guide"
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*England: Civil Registration  
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*England: Finding Your Ancestors in English Manor Records
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*England: Heraldry and Nobility
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*England: Internet Resources
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*England: Non-Conformist Church Records
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*England: Online Resources  
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*England: Planning a Research Trip
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*England: The Quest for Your English Ancestors  
 
*France: Archives, Jurisdictions, and Record Availability  
 
*France: Archives, Jurisdictions, and Record Availability  
 
*Getting Your Book Published  
 
*Getting Your Book Published  
 
*Harnessing Cloud Technology to Expand &amp; Extend your Family Tree (1)  
 
*Harnessing Cloud Technology to Expand &amp; Extend your Family Tree (1)  
*Impact of Technology on Genealogy &amp; Family History (2)&nbsp;
 
 
*Internet Research  
 
*Internet Research  
*Ireland Online Resources
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*Ireland Online Resources  
 
*LDS Research  
 
*LDS Research  
 
*Libraries: Portals to Your Ancestral Past  
 
*Libraries: Portals to Your Ancestral Past  
 
*New England Research  
 
*New England Research  
*Scottish Church Records &amp; Indexes  
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*Scotland: Church Records &amp; Indexes  
*Scottish Highlanders in America
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*Scotland: How Scotland and Her Records Came to Be
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*Scotland: Maps and Gazetteers
 
*Scotland: Online Resources  
 
*Scotland: Online Resources  
 
*Scotland: Records of Property &amp; Inheritance  
 
*Scotland: Records of Property &amp; Inheritance  
*Scotland: Research Strategies  
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*[https://familysearch.org/learningcenter/lesson/basic-scotland-research-strategies/656 Scotland: Research Strategies]
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*Scottish Highlanders in America
 
*The Hidden&nbsp;Resources of FamilySearch.org&nbsp;  
 
*The Hidden&nbsp;Resources of FamilySearch.org&nbsp;  
 
*The Perfect Social Media: Family History &amp; Genealogy  
 
*The Perfect Social Media: Family History &amp; Genealogy  
 
*The Pursuit from Genealogy Hobbyist to Professional  
 
*The Pursuit from Genealogy Hobbyist to Professional  
*The Quest for Your English Ancestors
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*Using Records &amp; The Internet to Find Ancestral Homelands
 
*Using Technology to Involve Children in Family History &amp; Genealogy  
 
*Using Technology to Involve Children in Family History &amp; Genealogy  
*Wales Online Resources
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*Wales Online Resources  
 
*Why Family History?<br>
 
*Why Family History?<br>
  
(1) This class is very technology oriented and aimed at programmers  
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(1) This class is very technology oriented and aimed at programmers
 
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(2) This class has been replaced with "The Perfect Social Media: Family History &amp; Genealogy"
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=== Associations  ===
 
=== Associations  ===
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[http://www.ala.org/ American Library Association], Chicago, IL  
 
[http://www.ala.org/ American Library Association], Chicago, IL  
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[http://www.apgen.org/ Association of Professional Genealogists], Westminster, CO
  
 
[http://www.cfhs.org.uk/ Cambridge Family History Society<span id="fck_dom_range_temp_1268777148798_76" />], Cambridge, England  
 
[http://www.cfhs.org.uk/ Cambridge Family History Society<span id="fck_dom_range_temp_1268777148798_76" />], Cambridge, England  
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[http://www.isbgfh.org/ International Society for British Genealogy and Family History],
  
 
[http://www.mpla.us/ Mountain Plains Library Association]  
 
[http://www.mpla.us/ Mountain Plains Library Association]  
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[http://www.americanancestors.org/home.html New England&nbsp;Historical&nbsp;Genealogial&nbsp;Society], Boston, MA
  
 
[http://www.sog.org.uk/ Society of Genealogists], London, England  
 
[http://www.sog.org.uk/ Society of Genealogists], London, England  
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[http://www.ula.org/ Utah Library Association]  
 
[http://www.ula.org/ Utah Library Association]  
  
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=== Online Activity  ===
 
=== Online Activity  ===
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[http://www.linkedin.com/profile/view?id=38474735&locale=en_US&trk=tab_pro LinkedIn]  
 
[http://www.linkedin.com/profile/view?id=38474735&locale=en_US&trk=tab_pro LinkedIn]  
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[http://pinterest.com/theladyclaire/ Pinterest]
  
 
Wikis: [http://elusiveancestors.pbworks.com/w/page/44999812/Elusive%20Ancestors Elusive Ancestors]&nbsp;/ [http://ladyclaire.pbworks.com/w/page/14442232/FrontPage Creating a Family Time Capsule]  
 
Wikis: [http://elusiveancestors.pbworks.com/w/page/44999812/Elusive%20Ancestors Elusive Ancestors]&nbsp;/ [http://ladyclaire.pbworks.com/w/page/14442232/FrontPage Creating a Family Time Capsule]  
  
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Claire V. Brisson-Banks, B.S., MLIS, APG, A.G.®

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Claire is a professional researcher with many years experience in genealogy and family history research and has established her own company, Timeless Genealogies. She is a native of RI and moved to Utah in 2003. She worked at the Family History Library from May, 2005 to July, 2013.


She created the "Especially for Youth" section which is now available on this Research Wiki split into two age groups; 3-11 and 12-?. She lectures on a large variety of topics concentrating on various localities, with an emphasis on the youth and the latest technology tools. She designed a step by step guide for learning the new Web 2.0 technologies for all who wish to expand and extend their research. She loves spending time with her family, reading, and writing.

Education

Credentials

Accredited Genealogists® in Mountain States: 2012-Present

Accredited Genealogists® in England: 2008-Present

     ICAPGEN, Salt Lake City, UT

Experience

  • Maintains own business, Timeless Genealogies: 2005-present
  • British Reference Consultatnt and Technology Specialist, Family History Library, 2008 to July, 2013
  • Sr. Staff Information Services Specialist, Family History Library: 2006-2008
  • Administrator for England, Scotland, & Canada Facebook Research pages: 2012-July, 2013
  • Administrator for FHL Facebook Fan Page: 2009-July, 2013
  • US/Canada Research Consultant, Family History Library: May, 2005 - Nov., 2009
  • FHL Intern Coordinator: 2008-2011
  • Family History Director, Providence, RI Family History Center: 1988-2003

Community Involvement

  • Board Member for the International British Society for Genealogy and Family History: 2013-present
  • 2nd Vice-Chair of ICAPGen 2013-present
  • Commissioner for ICAPGen (International Commission for the Accreditation of Professional Genealogists) 2010-present
  • Previous admin for Various Genealogy Research Skype Communities
  • Previous admin for Various Genealogy Research Facebook pages
  • Previous administrator for the Family History Library Facebook page: 2009-July 31, 2013
  • Collections Chair for CCLA: 2010-2011
  • Collections Chair-Elect for CCLA: 2009-2010
  • Collections Committee Member for CCLA (Consortium of Church Libraries & Archives) 2008-present
  • UGA Crossroads Committee Member: 2008-present
  • 2nd Vice-President for UGA: 2007-2008
  • Board Member for UGA (Utah Genealogical Association): 2004-2008

Lecturer and Presenter at the following locations:

  • Society of Australian Genealogists: Syndey, NSW, Australia: May, 2013
  • 3rd Annual Pahvant Valley Family History Conferernce:13 Oct 2012, Delta, UT 
  • Massachusetts Genealogy Council: July 21, 2012, Waltham, MA
  • Legacy Online Lecture Series: July 11, 2012 at 7 MST
  • Legacy Online Lecture Series: Nov 9, 2012 at 12 MST
  • Legacy Online Lecture Series: Apr. 4, 2012 at 12 MST
  • Murray Family History Fair: June 9, 2012
  • Utah Library Association: May, 2012, May 2013
  • Empty Nesters Group: April 19, 2012, Herberville, UT
  • BYU: April Fireside: April 15, 2012,  Provo, UT 
  • Adjunct Professor at Steven Henager College: February, 2012 - present
  • SecondLife Online British Reference Series: Every Tuesday evening in March in Wollah for "Just Genealogy" , March, 2011
  • Orem Family History Fair, Mar. 17, 2012, Orem, UT / Mar. 16, 2013
  • South Davis Family History Fair, Mar 2-3, 2006, 2007, 2008, 2010, 2012, 2013
  • Monterey Family History Seminar, Monerey, CA, January 28, 2012
  • Library 2.011 Worldwide Virtual Conference, November 2 - 4, 2011 (Online Conference)
  • SORT2011, Oct. 11-12, 2011, University of Utah, SLC, UT
  • UGA Annual Conference, Aug. 19-20, 2011
  • BYU Education Week: Aug. 15-19, 2011, Aug. 21-24, 2012, Aug. 2013   
  • Riverton FHC, July, 2011
  • Scotland Series, FHL, June, 2011
  • Who Do You Think You Are?, Olympia, London, Feb, 2011
  • RootsTech Conference, SLC, UT, Feb., 2011
  • ICAPGen Annual Conference, Oct., 2010, 19-20 Oct. 2012 
  • Ogden Family History Conference, Sept, 2010
  • BYU Conferences: 2006 - 2012, 2013
  • Genealogy & Family Heritage Jamboree: 2006
  • International Conference on Jewish Genealogy: 2007
  • Salt Lake Instititute of Genealogy (SLIG): 2011, 2010, 2009, 2007, 2006, 2005
  • UGA Conferences: 2008, 2006 2011 
  • Various local conferences in RI, MA, CT, MN, UT: 1991-Present


Published


Classes 

  • A Beginner's Guide
  • Are Your Ancestors Frozen in Time?
  • Attacking those BrickWalls
  • Attacking those Jewish BrickWalls
  • Canada: Census Records
  • Canada: Church Records
  • Canadian Online Research
  • Canadian Research
  • England: British Military Records and How to Use Them
  • England: British Research Using Social Media
  • England: Church Records and Indexes
  • England: Civil Registration
  • England: Finding Your Ancestors in English Manor Records
  • England: Heraldry and Nobility
  • England: Internet Resources
  • England: Non-Conformist Church Records
  • England: Online Resources
  • England: Planning a Research Trip
  • England: The Quest for Your English Ancestors
  • France: Archives, Jurisdictions, and Record Availability
  • Getting Your Book Published
  • Harnessing Cloud Technology to Expand & Extend your Family Tree (1)
  • Internet Research
  • Ireland Online Resources
  • LDS Research
  • Libraries: Portals to Your Ancestral Past
  • New England Research
  • Scotland: Church Records & Indexes
  • Scotland: How Scotland and Her Records Came to Be
  • Scotland: Maps and Gazetteers
  • Scotland: Online Resources
  • Scotland: Records of Property & Inheritance
  • Scotland: Research Strategies
  • Scottish Highlanders in America
  • The Hidden Resources of FamilySearch.org 
  • The Perfect Social Media: Family History & Genealogy
  • The Pursuit from Genealogy Hobbyist to Professional
  • Using Records & The Internet to Find Ancestral Homelands
  • Using Technology to Involve Children in Family History & Genealogy
  • Wales Online Resources
  • Why Family History?

(1) This class is very technology oriented and aimed at programmers

Associations

American-French Genealogical Society, Woonsocket, RI

American Library Association, Chicago, IL

Association of Professional Genealogists, Westminster, CO

Cambridge Family History Society, Cambridge, England

International Society for British Genealogy and Family History,

Mountain Plains Library Association

New England Historical Genealogial Society, Boston, MA

Society of Genealogists, London, England

Tay Valley Family History Society, Dundee, Scotland

Utah Genealogical Association, Salt Lake City, UT

Utah Library Association


Online Activity

Blogger: Who will tell their stories?  / Learning 2.0 Web Skills  / Genealogical Reflections

Delicious: Internet Social Bookmarking

Facebook

Flickr

LibraryThing

LinkedIn

Pinterest

Wikis: Elusive Ancestors / Creating a Family Time Capsule



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