Michael John Neill

Columnist for the Ancestry Daily News

Genealogy Computing Workshops

At Henry Ford Community College

Dearborn, Michigan

May 2005



 We still have openings!

18 May 2005
Family Tree Maker 2005

In this all-day, hands-on, workshop we will look at what is new (and not new) in Family Tree Maker 2005. We will also look at data entry concerns, notes and sources, scrapbooks (including pictures), charts and trees, and the customization of reports? Do you know how to have Family Tree Maker print out a list of everyone in your database born in a certain village? Enrollment is limited.

19 May 2005

Online Genealogy Search Techniques and Procedures

In this all-day, hands-on, workshop we will look at effective online search strategies and see what search options are appropriate to deal with what types of record and transcription errors.  We will look at how to organize your online research for that new (to you ) ancestor or location so that your online time is not spent wasted and going in circles. Also presented will be ways to organize your online searches so that searches are not repeated or overlooked Enrollment is limited.

 20 May 2005
Online Maps and Online Library Card Catalogs (including World Cat)
In this all-day, hands-on, workshop we will look at a variety of well-known and not so well-known places to get online maps and geographical data for family history research. We will also see how to save and print these maps out so that they can actually be viewed. In our afternoon sessions, demonstration will be made on online library card catalogs, including WorldCat--OCLC which contains bibliographic references to millions of materials. We will be able to search thousands of library card catalogs simultaneously and potentially locate materials we never knew existed.. Enrollment is limited.

For more information, please contact

Joyce Deaton JDeaton@hfcc.edu

at the college's Center for Lifelong Learning

or Michael Neill   michaeln2@winco.net


Mailing address to request a brochure:
Print out the college's genealogy workshop page from our site

Joyce Deaton

Center for Lifelong Learning

Henry Ford Community College

22586 Ann Arbor Trail

Dearborn Heights, MI  48127