09 April 2015

Jamboree 2015 - Meet the Speaker: Cyndi Ingle

Cyndi Ingle is the owner and creator of Cyndi's List of Genealogy Sites on the Internet, www.CyndisList.com, a categorized index to over 330,000 online resources. Cyndi's List is an award-winning site which helps millions of visitors worldwide. Cyndi, a genealogist for more than 34 years, is a past member of the board of directors for the National Genealogical Society. She is the author of three books for genealogical research on the Internet: Netting Your Ancestors, Cyndi's List, and Planting Your Family Tree Online: How To Create Your Own Family History Web Site.

FR026 Friday June 5, 4:00 - 5:00 p.m.
Timelines: The Straight Line Between You and Your Ancestor
Using online tools and software we will learn how important a timeline can be to breaking through a research problem.

SA033 Saturday June 6, 2:00 - 3:00 p.m.
Plotting, Scheming, and Mapping Online
The Internet is a source for a variety of maps and geographical tools that will help you in your research. From new maps and atlases with online driving directions to old gazetteers with county lines and ancient place names, the Internet has them all. We'll explore those resources, ideas for using them and integrating them into your research routine.

SU015 Sunday June 7, 10:00 - 11:30 a.m.
The Hidden Web: Digging Deeper
When Google and traditional search engines don't return useful information, don't stop there. We will explore resources that are invisible to Google and hidden deep within websites and proprietary databases. The "hidden web" lies buried within the collections for commercial websites, libraries, archives, and museums. We will also talk about the importance of indexes that deep-link into websites online, thus uncovering hidden gems of information that may not be found easily through a search engine query.

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