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Tuesday, June 7, 2011

SCGS Jamboree, Streaming Videos and You!

Genealogists used to spend hours in dusty archives hoping to find a faded document that would knock down a brick wall in their research. Today a large portion of a genealogist's research is done on your computer and the biggest challenge is keeping up with technology and terminology.

Streaming Video

What is Streaming Video?

When video/media is sent directly or 'live' over the Internet and is played on your computer when it arrives. There is no need to download the video/media before it can be played, it is watched LIVE!

Southern California Genealogical Society Jamboree

The Southern California Genealogical Society has announced that it will be offering 5 sessions from their Jamboree FREE this weekend! On June 11, 2011 from 8:30a.m. (PDT) to 5:30 p.m. (PDT) it will be possible to attend these sessions while sitting in front of your home computer!

The list of sessions are:
Lisa Louise Cooke - SA009 - Google Search Strategies for Genealogists
8:30 to 9:30 a.m. PDT

Curt B. Witcher, MLS, FUGA, IGSF - SA019 - Fingerprinting Our Families - Using Ancestral Origins as a Genealogical Research Key
10:00 to 11:00 a.m. PDT

David A. Lambert - SA024 - Researching Your Union Civil War Ancestors
11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. PDT

Kory Meyerink, AG, FUGA - SA035 - But it Ain't Really the ORIGINAL Record!
2:00 to 3:00 p.m. PDT

Kerry Bartels - SA043 - The Many Facets of the National Archives Website (NARA)
3:30 to 5:30 p.m. PDT

You will need to register for each session you wish to 'attend' by clicking this url: http://tinyurl.com/3measan

Isn't techology great!

Take Care,
Pattie

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