Austin Genealogical Society Classes

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Feb
13
Sat
2016
Beginning Concepts (or a Refresher) in Genealogy @ Hampton Branch at Oak Hill, Austin Public Library
Feb 13 @ 10:30 am – 12:30 pm
Beginning Concepts (or a Refresher) in Genealogy @ Hampton Branch at Oak Hill, Austin Public Library | Austin | Texas | United States

Beginning Concepts (or a Refresher) in Genealogy

Learn how to get started (or get a refresher) on some basic genealogical concepts such as 5-steps to quality genealogy research, developing a beginning researching plan, gathering and organizing information, and some genealogical websites to use.

Instructor:  Cari Taplin, CG

Registration is required.  Please complete the registration form below to reserve your spot in the class!

Mar
12
Sat
2016
Get Organized this Year! @ North Village Branch of the Austin Public Library
Mar 12 @ 10:30 am – 12:30 pm
Get Organized this Year! @ North Village Branch of the Austin Public Library | Austin | Texas | United States

Get Organized this Year!

Do you LOVE the research part of genealogy but DREAD the next step of data-entry and organizing your findings? You are NOT ALONE! Someone said “If you ask 100 genealogists how they organize their files, you are going to get 100 different answers!” This program will present some different ways to get organized. This class will also cover organizing your research process through using a research plan/log.

Instructor: Cari Taplin, CG

Registration will open approximately 4 weeks prior to the class.

Apr
9
Sat
2016
Genealogical Educational Opportunities both Online and Off @ Hampton Branch at Oak Hill, Austin Public Library
Apr 9 @ 10:30 am – 12:30 pm
Genealogical Educational Opportunities both Online and Off @ Hampton Branch at Oak Hill, Austin Public Library | Austin | Texas | United States

Genealogical Education Opportunities both Online and Off

Cari will take the audience through a tour of various genealogical educational opportunities available both near and far. There are a lot of educational opportunities for genealogists and the differences between them might be confusing. This program will examine: Online classes and programs, such as NGS, Boston University, NIGS through Toronto University, ProGen, GenProof Study Groups; institutes, such as IGHR, GRIP, SLIG, Gen-Fed, and the British Institute; and webinars, such as those by Legacy Webinars, Dear Myrtle, FamilySearch, state societies, and others. Cari will discuss the differences, costs, pros and cons of each.

Instructor: Cari Taplin, CG

Registration will open approximately 4 weeks prior to the start of the class.

Jul
9
Sat
2016
Intermediate Concepts (or a Refresher) in Genealogy @ Yarborough Branch, Austin Public Library
Jul 9 @ 10:30 am – 12:00 pm
Intermediate Concepts (or a Refresher) in Genealogy @ Yarborough Branch, Austin Public Library | Austin | Texas | United States

Intermediate Concepts in Genealogy

Learn intermediate research concepts such as the FAN Club principle (Friends, Associates, Neighbors) also called “cluster research,” using maps to understand and analyze your research, and will conclude with a case study demonstrating these concepts with real examples

Instructor:  Cari Taplin, CG

Registration will open approximately  4 weeks prior to the class.

Aug
13
Sat
2016
A Tour Through Major Record Types @ Austin History Center
Aug 13 @ 10:30 am – 12:30 pm
A Tour Through Major Record Types @ Austin History Center | Austin | Texas | United States

A Tour Through Major Record Types

There are certain record types that genealogists need to be sure to explore. This class will take students through a brief description of a variety of major record types such as the census, vital, land, tax, naturalization and church records. The class will also include some hands-on work with real-life case studies.

Instructor:  Cari Taplin, CG

There is a charge to park at the Austin History Center. Information can be found here

Registration will open approximately 4 weeks prior to the class.