Wichita Genealogical Society - 1987
Wichita Genealogical Society Keeper of the Plains

2018 Conference – Cyndi Ingle

 
WGS Presents "A Day with Cyndi's List Founder"
October 13, 2018
Eugene M. Hughes Metropolitan Complex
5015 E 29th Street N
Wichita, Kansas
 
Keynote and Feature Speaker: Cyndi Ingle, founder of Cyndi's List (www.cyndislist.com)
 
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Cyndi Ingle, a genealogist for more than 36 years, is the creator of Cyndi’s List; author of three books for genealogical research on the Internet; a past member of the board of directors for the National Genealogical Society: and an active member in several other genealogical groups. 
 
CONFERENCE TOPICS INCLUDE:
  • A GUIDED TOUR OF CYNDI’S LIST 2.0 – A brief history Cyndi’s List, followed by an overview of how to navigate the newly updated site and how to tell when the site is updated. Learn how to effectively use the valuable resource tool.
  • THE INTERNET: LOWER YOUR EXPECTATIONS TO RAISE YOUR RESEARCH POTENTIAL – Genealogist should never assume anything in their research. Explore examples that demonstrate research success moving beyond your expectations. 
  • NEWSPAPER TOOLS ONLINE: THE GOOD, THE BAD AND THE UGLY – Explore free and commercial newspaper sites to learn what is available for your research. Discover how to search, browse, view, print, and save copies for use personal records. 
  • TEN RESOURCES I USE EVERY DAY: MISCELLANEOUS TIPS FOR THE ONLINE RESEARCHER – From Internet tools to specialty databases and tools, you’ll learn about some of the things I use each day to my research online.

 
CONFERENCE SCHEDULE
8:00-8:45 Registration, Light Breakfast: Muffins, pastries & fruit with coffee and juice
8:45-9:00 Welcome/Announcements
9:00-10:00 A Guided Tour of Cyndi’s List 2.0
10:00-10:30 Break
10:30-11:30 The Internet: Lower Your Expectations to Raise Your Research Potential
11:30-12:30 Lunch  (Provided)
12:30-1:30 Newspaper Tools Online: The Good, The Bad and The Ugly
1:20-2:00 Break
2:00-300 Ten Resources I Use Every Day: Miscellaneous Tips for the Online Researcher
3:00-3:15
Questions and Answers, Adjournment

 
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