Our Next Meeting:
July 8, 2017
Presentation: Alan E. Tanner
TIPS AND TRICKS FOR SEARCHING FAMILYSEARCH
The regular monthly meetings of the Utah Valley Technology and Genealogy Group are held on the second Saturday of each month, except December, from 9 AM to noon. The meetings are free and open to the public. They are held at the Red Brick LDS Chapel, 4050 North 650 East (Timpview Drive), Provo, Utah, usually in the Cultural Hall. If you would like to receive email notification of classes planned for the next meeting, go to our blog page for instructions on how to subscribe.
Alan will discuss using filters and search parameters to focus in on desired results in FamilySearch.
Alan E. Mann, AG®, is an accredited genealogist in England and Australia. He recently retired is a senior research consultant in the Family History Library for FamilySearch. In the past, Alan has been a community manager for the FamilySearch Community Services team and the Information Services manager for the Family History Library. He taught British Research for BYU (History 412, 413, and 481) and various computer courses for Salt Lake Community College. Alan writes columns, reviews, and articles for several magazines, and presents around the country on the Internet and British research. Alan was a director of the Utah Genealogical Association (2004-2009), was program chair for GenTech 2000 in San Diego, and was co-founder and co-chair of the BYU Annual Computerized Genealogy Conference (1998-2002,2006-2010), now replaced by the annual RootsTech conference.
The following classes are scheduled after the main presentation this month.
1) Q&A about Clothes Line Approach (Alan E. Mann — Cultural Hall)
2) It is Jurisdiction = When + Where (Laurie Castillo — Relief Society Room)
3) Ask An Expert – Personal Help (Don Engstrom & John Blake — Computer Room)
4) Last month’s presentation video: Family Tree Futures (Room 8 — South Hall)
5) Ancestral Quest NO CLASS THIS MONTH (Gaylon Findlay, Room 18-19 — South Hall)
6) Using Photoshop in Your Family History (Spencer Fields, Young Women’s Room)