Wednesday, March 18, 2009

NSGS Meeting April 11

Computers Are Easy and Fun...until you use one.

1)Did you know you can browse library shelves remotely?

2)Did you know you can search obituaries in the ProQuest Historical Tribune database?

3)Did you know that the secret of “controlled vocabulary” will give you more information online?

Be a guest at the North Suburban Genealogy Society’s monthly meeting and learn to use these online resources and the secret of “controlled vocabulary.” Ginger Frere will present her program using 21st Century data: “Searching Electronic Databases”

When: April 11, 2009:
1 p.m.: Problem Solving
1:50 p.m.: NSGS Meeting;
2 p.m.: Ms. Frere’s Program: "Searching Electronic Databases" (You are invited to all three).

Where: Glenview Library 1930 Glenview Rd., Glenview, IL 60025
Admission: Free
Contact: Jim Boyle 847 401 2579

Ginger Frere is a lifelong Chicagoan who has been involved in family history for 15+ years. For the past 5 years Ginger has worked in the Local and Family History Section of the Newberry Library. Ms. Frere is the principal of Information Diggers which provides multiple research services.

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