Genealogy Database Workshop

Date: 
Saturday, January 25, 2014 - 10:30 a.m.

Book and TreeBeginning to trace your Family Tree? Maybe you have researched a good amount of your family history  and are seeking other resources to help you dig deeper in to your roots?.

Instructors: K. Despertt
Computer Lab, Room 311

Required Skills:

  • The ability to read and comprehend English well
  • Basic computer and Web navigational skills
  • Aptitude in using a keyboard and mouse

Objectives: Come and learn how to navigate the following genealogical databases:

  • Heritage Quest, a genealogical database accessed through dclibrary.org
  • Historic Washington Post & Baltimore Afro-American newspaper databases
  • Recently acquired Evening Star

Sample searches will be conducted to highlight the features and advantages of each online genealogical resource.