20 April 2015

Jamboree 2015 - Meet the Speaker: Lisa Louise Cooke

Lisa Louise Cooke is the owner of Genealogy Gems, a genealogy and family history multi-media company.  She is the producer and host of the Genealogy Gems Podcast, the popular online genealogy audio show (downloaded over 1.5 million times!), as well as the Family History: Genealogy Made Easy podcast.  Both podcasts are available at www.GenealogyGems.com, in iTunes, and through the Genealogy Gems app.  Her podcast episodes bring genealogy news, research strategies, expert interviews and inspiration to genealogists in over 75 countries.

Lisa is the author of The Genealogist's Google Toolbox 2nd edition (NEW!), Turn Your iPad into a Genealogy Powerhouse, How to Find Your Family History in Newspapers, and Genealogy Gems.  Her most recent publication is the popular Evernote for Genealogists quick reference guide.  In addition, she's the producer of the video series Google Earth for Genealogy and over 70 videos at the Genealogy Gems YouTube Channel.

In addition to Genealogy Gems, Lisa produces and hosts The Family Tree Magazine Podcast, regularly writes for the magazine, and is an instructor and curriculum developer for Family Tree University.   Whether in person or online, Lisa strives to dig through the myriad of genealogy news, questions and resources to deliver the gems that can unlock audiences' family history treasure trove!

SA007 Saturday June 5, 8:30 - 9:30 a.m.
Google Tools and Procedures for Solving Family History Mysteries 
In this session we will put Google to the test.  Discover Google tools and the process for using them to solve the genealogical challenges you face. You'll walk away with exciting new techniques you can use right away.

SA022 Saturday June 5, 11:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
Get the Scoop on Your Family History with Newspapers 
While a fraction of newspapers are currently digitized online, your computer is always your starting point.  Discover cool new tech tools that make locating newspapers easier than ever, whether they are online or in an archive.

SA047 Saturday June 5, 5:00 - 6:00 p.m.
Update: Google! Everything New That You Need to Know for Genealogy 
One thing guaranteed about working online is that everything is subject to change!  Get the scoop on all the latest changes you need to know about effective genealogy searching.

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