Archived News - June 2013
ISGS News - Tuesday, June 18, 2013
Upcoming Webinars July 2013
Join us on Tuesday, July 9, at 8:00 PM Central, when Juliana Smith will present, Common Surnames: Ways to Identify Your Ancestors in a Crowd. To attend this webinar, register at https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/5387125736981834496.
Last week's webinar, The Research Calendar: A Resource You Cannot Live Without, presented by Luana Darby, is now available to ISGS members in the Members Section of the ISGS website (http://ilgensoc.org/members.php).
For the complete list of upcoming webinars, including the entire 2013 schedule, visit http://ilgensoc.org/cpage.php?pt=234.
And don't forget to spread the word! Forward this email onto your friends and colleagues, post the information to social media sites and/or your blog/website, or print out a few copies of our webinar flyer to hand out at your local society meetings. The flyer can be accessed at http://ilgensoc.org/upload/menu/2013webinarbrochure.pdf.
Support the ISGS Webinar program by making a financial contribution, which will help ISGS expand its educational offerings in a virtual manner. To learn why we need your help, or to make a contribution, please visit http://ilgensoc.org/cpage.php?pt=345.
Please direct any questions to the ISGS Education Committee at firstname.lastname@example.org.
ISGS News - Monday, June 17, 2013
Illinois State Genealogical Society Wants You!
The Illinois State Genealogical Society (ISGS) will elect members to its Governing Board at the annual meeting to be held during the ISGS Conference on October 25-26, 2013 in Sandwich, Illinois. ISGS seeks to have its board represent the many diverse Illinois geographic locations as well as the many talents found within its membership.
Membership in ISGS is required and candidates must be willing to attend quarterly board meetings in Springfield, as well as occasional conference calls and virtual meetings.
Candidates should send contact information and a short biography to email@example.com with the subject line “Nominations” or mail the information to Illinois State Genealogical Society, PO Box 10195, Springfield, IL 62791-0195 by June 30, 2013.
Join the ISGS Board and add your voice to the activities, projects, and efforts put forth by to further the work of “Honoring Illinois Ancestry”.
ISGS News - Tuesday, June 4, 2013
June 2013 Webinar – The Research Calendar: A Resource You Cannot Live Without
Topics related to organizing and tracking genealogy research were among the most requested in 2012. One important tool for helping you stay on track is a research calendar (a.k.a. research log). On June 11, Luana Darby will give us some valuable tips in her presentation The Research Calendar: A Resource You Cannot Live Without.
Date: Tuesday, June 11, 2013, 8:00 pm Central
Description: How many times have you run across documents only to realize that you had previously done the same research years before? Research logs or calendars are at the core of good research and are essential in documenting evidence. Come learn easy shortcuts and tips on how to make that job quicker and easier.
Presenter: Luana Darby Luana Darby is a professional genealogist and lecturer. She graduated from BYU with a degree in Family History and received her master’s degree in Library Science in May of 2012. She is the owner of Lineages by Luana, a genealogical research company that focuses on US/Canada and Western European research. She has lectured at various genealogical conferences which include NGS. FGS, RootsTech, UGA, BYU and ICAPGen. She is current treasurer and past president of the Utah Genealogical Association and is working on her accreditation in Midwest research. She also owns Scan My Past, a digital scanning company.
Recording and Handout Available to ISGS Members: For ISGS members who cannot attend the live webinar on June 11, a recording of the webinar, along with the handout, will be made available in the Members Section of the ISGS website at http://ilgensoc.org/members.php. If you're not already a member of ISGS, visit Join ISGS! at http://ilgensoc.org/cpage.php?pt=8 for more information.
Spread the Word: Forward this email onto your friends and colleagues, post the information to social media sites and/or your blog/website, or print out a few copies of our webinar flyer to hand out at your local society meetings. The flyer can be accessed at http://ilgensoc.org/upload/menu/2013_Webinar_Brochure.pdf.
Make a Contribution: Support the ISGS Webinar program by making a financial contribution, which will help ISGS expand its educational offerings in a virtual manner. To learn why we need your help, or to make a contribution, please visit http://ilgensoc.org/cpage.php?pt=345.