Librarians, archivists, and others who work with genealogists: Join us on Tuesday, August 21 at the Allen County Public Library for Librarians’ Day!
This year’s theme is “How to Stay Relevant in a Technology World.”
8:00-8:30: Meet and Greet with light refreshments
8:45-9:45: “When Books and Bytes Aren’t Enough,” by Amy Johnson Crow, MLIS, CG, Genealogy Educator
10:00-11:00: “Where Library and Archive Meet: Digital Collections in Omeka,” by Matthew LaFlash, Technologist, Information Manager, and Genealogist
11:15-12:15: “Not Much We Won’t Do: Outreach, Processing, and Added Content in the FCPL Maryland Room,” by Mary K.Mannix, Maryland Room Manager, C. Burr Artz Public Library, Frederick County (MD) Public Libraries
12:30-2:00: Lunch, compliments of ProQuest & Luncheon presentation by William Forsyth
2:15-3:30: “Hit Me With Your Best Shot!” A panel discussion of the latest trends, challenges, and opportunities in the genealogy space.
3:45-5:30: Tour opportunities:
– Tour of The Genealogy Center
– Tour of the Lincoln Collection at the Allen County Public Library
This is event is sponsored by ProQuest.
Registration is just $10 for the full day. Click here to register.