GENEALOGY

Monday, June 6, 2016

  • Genealogy Workshop
    Library Center
    7 p.m. in the meeting rooms A and B for adults.
    Photo Digitization and Restoration. Library Digital Imaging Specialist Ben Divin will demonstrate basic techniques for digitizing documents and photographs including cropping, compiling and editing. He'll also provide tips for organizing images and discuss the formats available for sharing digital assets. Sponsored by Ozarks Genealogical Society.

Wednesday, June 15, 2016

  • Genealogy Workshop
    Library Center
    9:30 a.m. in the auditorium for adults.
    Genealogical Research Through Probate Files. Steve Habersham from the Greene County Archives & Records Center will explain how files are organized and indexed and talk about the documents at the archives. Sponsored by Ozarks Genealogical Society.

Wednesday, July 20, 2016

  • Genealogy Workshop
    Library Center
    9:30 a.m. in the auditorium for adults.
    Ancestry Retires Family Tree Maker -- Now What? Ancestry recently retired its Family Tree Maker software and will not provide technical support or updates for the software after 2016. OGS member John Carter will discuss the options available for genealogists who use the software for evaluating and storing their research. Sponsored by Ozarks Genealogical Society.

Monday, August 1, 2016

  • Genealogy Workshop
    Library Center
    7 p.m. in the meeting rooms A and B for adults.
    Tombstone Maintenance and Restoration. OGS members Fran Black and Rose Jones will discuss when to fix a tombstone, the do's and don'ts of repair and things to consider when finding a tombstone in disrepair. Sponsored by Ozarks Genealogical Society.

Wednesday, August 17, 2016

  • Genealogy Workshop
    Library Center
    9:30 a.m. in the auditorium for adults.
    Copyright and the Genealogist. Copyright is a legal issue that genealogists must consider as they determine what they can collect, copy and present to others. Can I take a photo of a document or gravestone and post it on my website? Can I include a digitized newspaper clipping on my website or in the book I'm writing? Joshua Lambert, librarian at Missouri State University's Meyer Library, will explain. Sponsored by Ozarks Genealogical Society.
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