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Tuesday, September 25
GedMatch 101 Workshop: Finding More DNA Family with Seth Taplin  (DNA SIG)
7:00 pm to 9:00 pm
Round Rock Library, 216 E Main Street, Round Rock, TX 78664 Room A
 
GedMatch 101 Workshop: Finding More DNA Family with Seth Taplin
 
A hands on workshop to learn about the basics of GEDmatch and what to do with YOUR matches. We’ll cover how to perform one-to-many matches, one-to-one matches, best practices for contacting matches, and what do those centimorgans mean anyway? 
 
Prerequisites: To get the most of this session, you should have received your DNA results, created a GEDmatch account, and uploaded your raw DNA file to GEDmatch prior to the workshop. If you need more details, visit this link: https://drive.google.com/open?id=1J8gL0oOnAzizDdqewBgsw_3nOkRv7S9-
 


What do you know about Ancestry's Card Catalog?
Saturday, September 29
What do you know about Ancestry's Card Catalog?  (WCGS University)
9:30 am to 11:30 am
Round Rock Library, 216 E Main Street, Round Rock, TX 78664 Room B
Come join us as we Explore
Ancestry's Card Catalog!
<> learn what it contains     
 <> and why you should use it!
 



Thursday, October 18
"How the National Archives Can Help You - The Researcher"  (Monthly Meetings)
7:00 pm to 9:00 pm
Round Rock Library, 216 E Main Street, Round Rock, TX 78664 Room A
 
Description:  The National Archives, the Nation's public record keeper, preserves federal records with genealogical significance. Learn how to successfully use the resources of the Archives to explore your family's ancestry.
 
Bio:  Jacquie Wilson is a librarian, genealogist, and historian. She has been researching her family history for over 40 years.
Jacquie worked for the National Archives for over 25 years. She volunteered at the Round Rock Public Library as the Genealogy Advisor (2011-2017), where she taught “Introduction to Genealogy” classes. She served as the WCGS’s Librarian from 2014-2017.  Currently, she is a genealogy consultant.
 
Jacquie holds a B.A. in Historical Studies and a Master of Library Science degree.
 


Saturday, October 27
National Archives Workshop: More In-Depth Approach to NARA's Online Collections  (WCGS University)
9:30 am to 11:30 am
Round Rock Library, 216 E Main Street, Round Rock, TX 78664 Room B
 
 
At this hands-on workshop you will learn more about the research guides and tips needed for browsing NARA's online collections of military records, immigration records, land records, and more.
 
Bring your questions and your laptop. Be ready to get the help you need to find the records your looking for.