“Your Anytime Library: Success in the Virtual Stacks.”

Florida State Genealogical Society Poolside Chat Webinar

September 18, 2014 at 8:00 to 9:00 pm
Presented by: Paula Stuart-Warren, CGSM, FMGS, FUGA

Paula tells us that researching rather than counting sheep is the way to go. We can peruse books at any hour without starting the car or breaking into the library. County, town, and family histories, record abstracts, and more await. Digitized, photocopied, excerpted, abstracted, OCRd, and indexed books provide a strong likelihood of success via your computer and that medium called the Internet. Add newspapers, documents, family trees, pension records, periodicals, and more to the accessible items. Good heavens! You may be housebound for days… or even months!

REGISTER TODAY ON TE FSGS WEBSITE (www.flsgs.org)
After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the webinar.

Paula is an internationally recognized genealogical educator, researcher and consultant focusing on unusual resources, manuscripts, methodology, and analyzing records. She has researched onsite at the U. S. National Archives (multiple locations), Family History Library, Minnesota Historical Society, Wisconsin Historical Society, Arkansas History Commission, New England Historic Genealogical Society, and other state and local repositories from coast to coast. Since 1997, Paula has been a Course Coordinator for the Salt Lake Institute of Genealogy, lectured at National Genealogical Society and Federation of Genealogical Societies conferences since the early 1990s, and in many states and Canada. She is in her third year with the Genealogical Research Institute of Pittsburgh. A former officer of the Association of Professional Genealogists, former board member of the Minnesota Genealogical Society, past President of the Northland Chapter of the APG, she is currently a member of the Board of Directors of the Federation of Genealogical Societies. She co-chaired the FGS 2001, 2011, and 2013 conferences. She is descended from eight ancestral countries and has researched family connections across the U.S. and Canada.

Paula has written for Ancestry Magazine, FGS FORUM, NGS Magazine, New England Ancestors, Minnesota Genealogist, findmypast.com. She was editor of the FGS Conference News Blog and currently publishes her own blog, Paula’s Genealogical Eclectica at http://paulastuartwarren.blogspot.com.

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