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Registration now open for our next three webinars - Google, Charting, and Indexing

Sign up early for our next three webinars - the topics are fantastic but webinar "seating" is limited. Join one or join all three! Registration for every webinar is free and open to anyone. Register at

Share Your Family History with Legacy Charting - Wednesday, December 1, 2010 - 9:00PM Eastern U.S.

Geoffjanet Learn how to share and publish your family history so everyone in the family can enjoy it. In this webinar, you will learn tips and tricks to using Legacy Family Tree's charting tools to create beautiful wall charts (for the next reunion), smaller trees (to hang on the living room wall), and even family tree bookmarks (makes great gifts). You will also learn how to include photos of your family add use your own images for the chart's background. Legacy Family Tree's Geoff Rasmussen and Generation Maps' Janet Hovorka will be the presenters.

About the presenters. Geoff Rasmussen is the father of four budding genealogists. He has served as director and vice-president of the Utah Genealogical Association, and received his degree in Family History and Genealogy from Brigham Young University. He develops the Legacy Family Tree software and is the host of their webinars. Outside of genealogy, he enjoys playing the piano and cello and loves basketball.

Janet Hovorka received a B.A. in Ancient Near Eastern History and a Master's degree in Library and Information Science from BYU. She accepted teaching and library positions at BYU and Salt Lake Community College before having her three wonderful children. She is currently serving as Vice President of the Utah Genealogical Association and has presented 100s of lectures all over the country to help people find out more about their family’s history. 

9:00PM Eastern - 8:00PM Central - 7:00PM Mountain - 6:00PM Pacific - 2:00AM GMT (December 2)


Helping Unlock the World's Records - FamilySearch Indexing for Power Users - Wednesday, December 8, 2010 - 2:00PM Eastern U.S.

Katie-Gale-small If you’ve graduated from the basics of FamilySearch Indexing, you’re ready to learn how to simplify and increase your work without decreasing your accuracy. This class, taught by FamilySearch's Katie Gale and hosted by Legacy Family Tree's Geoff Rasmussen, will discuss a variety of ways to enhance your indexing experience with program tips, tools, and more. If you are new to indexing, we invite you to view Jim Ericson's "beginner's" webinar in our archives.

About the presenter. Katie is part of the workforce development team for FamilySearch indexing. She is currently responsible for communications, including the monthly newsletter, messages from headquarters, and blog articles.

2:00PM Eastern - 1:00PM Central - 12:00PM Mountain - 11:00AM Pacific - 7:00PM GMT


Google for Genealogists - Wednesday, January 5, 2011 - 2:00PM Eastern U.S.

ThomasMacentee-small Most genealogists are only using 10% or less of the resources behind Google when it comes to genealogy research. Learn from professional genealogist, Thomas MacEntee, about the other 90% and how these Google components can be leveraged for better search results. Google is more than just a search engine – it is a wealth of information much of which goes unnoticed by the average genealogist. Besides search, Google allows you to access maps, books, journals, abstracts, patents and much more. These components may be what is needed to make advances in your genealogy research.

About the presenter. Thomas MacEntee is a professional genealogist specializing in the use of technology and social media to improve genealogical research and as a means of interacting with others in the family history community. Utilizing over 25 years of experience in the information technology field, Thomas writes and lectures on the many ways in which blogs, Facebook and Twitter can be leveraged to add new dimensions to the genealogy experience. As the creator of he has organized and engaged a community of over 1,300 bloggers to document their own journeys in the search for ancestors.

2:00PM Eastern - 1:00PM Central - 12:00PM Mountain - 11:00AM Pacific - 7:00PM GMT


How does it work?

After you register you will be sent instructions, including your private link to view the webinar online. You will need to be connected to the Internet (high speed connection recommended) and turn on your speakers. You can also join via telephone to listen to the presentation. Be sure to join about 15 minutes prior to the start time to ensure everything is working correctly. Also be sure to correctly calculate your time zone.

We look forward to seeing you all there!

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