Friday, May 18, 2018

Librarians' Day at FGS 2018

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

8:30: Welcome

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:
- The Genealogy Center Operations
- The Lincoln Collection of the Allen County Public Library
- The FamilySearch Book Scanning Center

This is event is sponsored by ProQuest. 

Registration is just $10 for the full day. Click here to register.

The event will be held at the Allen County Public Library, 900 Library Plaza, Fort Wayne, Indiana.

We look forward to seeing you there!

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