Lithuania SIG #Lithuania Paris 2012 newsletter 11 #lithuania
Congrès Paris 2012 Généaloj
JULY 15-18 2012
32nd IAJGS INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE on JEWISH GENEALOGY hosted by The
French Cercle de Genealogie Juive*
(www.paris2012.eu – contact@... )
NEWSLETTER # 11 – May 30, 2012
***SIGN UP for COMPUTER WORKSHOPS (15 € -
***FAMILY TREE MAKER*** with Duff Wilson
**Getting STARTED with Family Tree Maker** (PC-Windows 07/15 at 2pm – Mac
07/16 at 2pm) :
This workshop will provide an introduction to Family Tree Maker and help you
learn basic concepts for getting started and building a family tree . This
is a beginner course for people who are not already familiar with Family
**Getting THE MOST out of Family Tree Maker** (PC-Windows 07/18 at 2pm – Mac
07/17 at 2pm)
This workshop will provide an overview of Family Tree Maker and teach
concepts such as tree building, adding and organizing media (photos,
documents, etc.), documenting source information, creating printed charts &
reports, and using Ancestry and other Internet resources to find more
information to grow your family tree. This is not a beginner course.
***MYHERITAGE: the ultimate genealogy super search engine*** with
MyHeritage Super Search technology has been thoroughly updated recently.
Learn how this new technology works, and how it can benefit your research.
PC workshop 07/16 at 2pm
***INTRODUCTION to JEWISHGEN***: Computer Workshop with Debra
An introduction to the use of the JewishGen website for those who are
beginners, including familiarization with search functions, databases, use
of the Family Finder and introduction to ShtetLinks pages. 07/16 at 4pm
***GETTING THE MOST of JEWISHGEN.org*** with Meredith Hoffman
Many people use one or another of the many tools on Jewishgen.org and are
not aware of the vast variety of resources and how to use them to optimize
their research. We survey the JewishGen Family Finder; reading, posting to,
and searching the Discussions Lists; the newly updated and immensely
valuable JewishGen FAQ; specific useful InfoFiles, 07/17 at 5pm
***Making the most of FAMILYSEARCH.org!*** With Todd Knowles
This workshop will show how best to find your Jewish ancestors at
www.familysearch.org. Familysearch is now home to hundreds of collections of
records >from all over the world, many with the original images attached.
Attendees will also learn how to access the genealogy wiki and helpful
training classes. 07/16 at 9am
***Break brick walls: use WORD and EXCEL to mine your data*** with
Use Word and Excel to Mine Your Data Break through brick walls by
understanding your research better through technological organization with
easy-to-learn and use skill sets. Use Word and Excel to discover more from
information that has already been researched. Specific examples of uses of
Word tables and Excel spreadsheets will be offered. There will also be a
discussion involving securing data against loss or mismanagement. 07/16 at
***ORDER NOW THE AUDIO RECORDING OF THE LECTURES***
The lectures will be recorded by Conference Resource and proposed as a
single USB flash drive for € 129 (or $ 169) on site or after the conference.
If you preorder now you only pay € 117 (or $ 154).
So YOU WILL SAVE € 12 ($ 15)!
***ORDER COPIES >from OUR LIBRARY***
We suggest you to order now and BEFORE JUNE 20, photocopies of the
documentation resources of the Cercle de Genealogie Juive. You will find
your order when you arrive to the Conference in the resource room and will
only have to pay the "Special conference rate" of € 0.20 instead of 0.25 €
To prepare your order, visit the homepage of CGJ. Click "Key information"
then on "Library", and finally ask for "Catalogue". You access the search
engine allowing you to choose the documents you want by location, author,
subject or title (http://www.genealoj.org/New/texte/page053.php).
Send your order to documentaliste@... clearly specifying the
document number and the number of pages.
***TELL YOUR FRIENDS OR COUSINS ABOUT THE CONFERENCE***