This Webinar was originally given Thursday September 21, 2017
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Genealogy is the second most popular hobby in the U.S. In this webinar you will learn ideas for working with genealogists, even if you don't have a dedicated genealogy/local history collection at your library. Nicole Wedemeyer Miller will give you low and no-cost ideas for reference and programming that can be implemented quickly.
Nicole Wedemeyer Miller, MA, MLS, is the co-author of the book Fostering Family History Services: A Guide for Librarians, Archivists and Volunteers, which was published in 2016 by Libraries Unlimited. She established the course called “Genealogy and Library Service” at the School of Information Sciences at the University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign. She trains library staffs on how to work with genealogists, and has also taught various family history courses and seminars at the Champaign County Historical Archives. Previously, Nicole worked in academic and public libraries for twelve years. She can be reached at [email protected].
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