Monday, May 23, 2011

One World - One Family Conference - September 17

The Toronto Stake of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints is hosting a one-day family history conference at the Stake Centre at 24 Ferrand Drive.
It runs from 9 am to 5 pm and includes workshops on
Ontario, British,  Canadian,  Chinese,  Irish,  Italian,  Jamaican,  Polish,  Spanish,  West Indies,  Native, and French.
Speakers include James Thomson of Toronto Branch, Dorothy Kew and Brian Gilchrist of Halton/Peel Branch and Gwen Armstrong (who spoke to Toronto Branch last February).
The fee is $15 until May 31 and then $20 (includes a box lunch)

To register:
Provide your name, phone number, email and the date.
Send with a cheque payable to "Toronto Family History Centre"
and mail to:
    Toronto Family History Centre
    24 Ferrand Drive, Suite 100
    Toronto M3C 3V4
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Google Forms - FREE Webinar from Legacy

Google Forms for Genealogists .
 Learn how to use Google Forms which is part of Google Docs - a free application complete with spreadsheets, word processing and more - to your advantage. While a basic understanding of Google Docs is not necessary, it helps if you know how to access the Google Docs program (see the Google Docs for Genealogists webinar recording). We'll cover how to create new forms, how to add templates, how to embed forms in blogs and websites, how to share forms, and how to be notified each time a form is competed. 

The Webinar will be presented live Wednesday, June 1, 2011 at 2:00 PM Eastern (U.S.).
Registration required . .CLICK HERE 
If you can't make it,  it will be online for a week or so afterwards. (not interactive)

Google Docs - FREE Webinar from Legacy

Free webinar now online - Google Docs for Genealogists by Thomas MacEntee

ThomasMacentee-small Today's webinar, Google Docs for Genealogists, presented by Thomas MacEntee, is now in our webinar archives. Webinar attendees wrote, "I didn't realize there was so much to Google" and "I had heard about Google Docs but had never realized how very powerful it is...". Thomas did a superb job teaching how the free Google Docs can aid our organization, research, and backup strategies.
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If you could not make it to the live event, the 1 hour 29 minute recording of Google...
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