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OGS 10th Annual Genealogy Librarians' Seminar

The Changing Technology in Library Collections

An educational gathering for professionals who work in the genealogical and local history field in Ohio’s libraries
Friday October 4, 2013
9:30am - 3:30pm

You may register for the seminar online using Paypal. If you prefer, you may print and mail in a registration form with your payment.
Seating is limited. Please register by September 30.

Schedule of Events

  9:00 -   9:30 Registration
  9:30 -   9:45 Welcome
Tom Neel, OGS Library Director; Sunda Peters, OGS President; Bvenitta Williams, GenLib Seminar
  9:45 - 10:45 What Happens After You Receive a Collection?
Russ Pollitt, Columbus Metropolitan Library
Sometimes that gift can become a burden. We’ll look at acquisition processes, providing access, withdrawal methods, and more!
11:00 - 12:00 Changing Technology and Genealogical Collection Development: Practices for the Contemporary Information Landscape
Jim Mainger, Cincinnati Public Library
The many questions that arise on purchases, gifts, cataloging, and access will require serious thought and planning on the part of the collection manager.
12:00 -   1:00 Box Lunch (or nearby restaurants)
  1:00 -   2:00 Finding Ancestry in Federal Court Records
Pamela Schaffner, Sixth Circuit US Courts Librarian
Exploring the Federal courts, navigating online resources, understanding legal citation, and a case study. Who knew this stuff existed?
  2:00 -   2:30 A Visit to the OGS Archives (manuscript holdings in Power Point)
Tom Neel, Ohio Genealogical Society
Tour of the OGS Library (walking tour for first-time attendees)
Bvenitta WIllliams, OGS Trustee
  2:30 -   3:30 Where’s Otto? Using the Power of the Internet to Find a Long-Lost Relative
Wally Huskonen, OGS Trustee
A case study in locating records about an immigrant to America
Short Q & A Session at End

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