Monday, April 9, 2012

Behind the Genealogy Reference Desk: Catching the Genealogy Wave

Genealogy librarians are invited to attend the following event whether or not you will be registering for the ALA Annual Conference:

The History Section of RUSA is delighted to announce a FREE genealogy workshop to be held on Friday, June 22, 2012 at the Anaheim Public Library. This half-day event will run from 11:30 am to 6:00 pm.
Catering will be provided by ProQuest. Featured presenters include
Wendy Elliott-Scheinberg (professor of history at California State
University, Fullerton) discussing “Local History in the Academic
World” and Kerry Bartels (Archives Specialist, The National Archives
at Riverside) speaking on California Resources. Also joining us will
be Dennis Meldrum (Manager, Book Scanning Operations, FamilySearch) presenting on the FamilySearch digital program. Other speakers still to be announced.

To register for this day please go to

Please feel free to contact Mary Mannix at or Kim Harrison at if you have any questions.

This day is being made possible by the generous sponsorship of ProQuest.
The survey monkey link above was not working early this morning but hopefully it will be functional soon.

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