Local History and Genealogy Section Webinar

What Librarians Need to Know about DNA

Wann

24 September 2020

Wo

Online

Description

Objectives

  • To understand what "genetic exceptionalism" is and why DNA testing is now critical for your genealogical patron
  • To gain a basic knowledge of what DNA testing can and cannot do for genealogical research
  • To identify relevant resources for the library's collection and for the librarian's continuing education

Librarians had to learn how to…

  • Do lookups in catalogs and PERSI
  • Operate a microform reader
  • Use the Web to search for and access online resources
  • Use online subscription services
  • Teach these skills to patrons
  • Assist patrons in doing these things

Join the webinar on 24 September 2020, 10.00 - 11.30 CST
Check your timezone and save the date!

Speaker:

  • Drew Smith
    Associate Librarian, University of South Florida Libraries (USA)

Audience: IFLA Members, librarians, archivists, genealogists

Organiser Cherie Bush, Local History and Genealogy Section Standing Committee Member (localhistgen@gmail.com)

Sponsored byIFLA Local History and Genealogy Section

Webinar, Local History and Genealogy, Library services, DNA, Genealogy

Letzte Aktualisierung: 3 September 2020