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Cooperation Among Archives, Libraries and Museums

World Library and Information Congress: 1-9 August 2003, Berlin, Germany Papers Presented at the Open Session Genealogy and Local History Section   Benefits of Archives, Libraries and Museums Working Together /  Archives, bibliothèques et musées: les bénéfices de la coopération Ruth… Read More

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  • 25 July 2009

Resources for Immigrant History: Their Origins, Lives and Contributions

World Library and Information Congress: 22-27 August 2004, Buenos Aires, Argentina Papers Presented at the Open Session Genealogy and Local History Section   European Emigration Records, 1820-1925 / Les archives de  l’émigration européene, 1820-1925 George R. Ryskamp Brigham Young University… Read More

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  • 24 July 2009

Annual Genealogy and Local History Section Field Trip

During the World Library and Information Congress, the Genealogy and Local History Section sponsored a field trip to sites of interest  in the Milan area.  The trip was attended by 38 people. The trip included the following visits as well as a stop at the Santa Maria delle Grazie… Read More

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  • 29 April 2009

Stories Without Writing: Local and Family History Beyond the Written Word

World Library and Information Congress: 19-23 August 2007, Durban, South Africa Papers Presented at the Open Session Genealogy and Local History Section (in collaboration with Audiovisual and Multimedia Section) African Oral Genealogy: Collecting and Preserving Yesterday for Tomorrow Osei-Agyemang Bonsu Area Support Manager,… Read More

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  • 26 April 2009

Genealogy and Local History for All: Services to Multicultural Communities

Satellite Pre-Conference 6-7 August 2008, Ottawa, Canada Genealogy and Local History Section (in collaboration with Reference and Information Services Section) Summary of Proceedings Programme Keynote: Discovery, Inspiration, Legacy: The Vocabulary and Practices of Family History Susan Tucker Curator of Books and… Read More

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  • 22 April 2009

International Genealogy and Local History: Papers presented by the Genealogy and Local History Section at IFLA General Conferences 2001-2005

This book contains the papers delivered at sessions organised by the Genealogy and Local History Section at the annual conferences of the International Federation of Library Associations and Institutions (IFLA) between 2001 and 2005; many of these are updated versions of the original presentations. A wide range of significant issues… Read More

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  • 01 January 2008

FamilySearch’s Ottoman Initiative [Webinar]

The Library Services to Multicultural Populations Section, Middle East and North Regional Division, and Local History and Genealogy Section cordially invite you to a webinar on 13 June 2024, 8:00 a.m. EST about making Ottoman records accessible to researchers worldwide. Please register for the webinar using the link above. Registration… Read More

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  • 17 May 2024

New city! Who would live on this sand?

The IFLA Local History and Genealogy Section explores the internet as access point for cultural heritage, through a project to digitize cultural heritage artefacts at the Serbian National Library. Read More

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  • 22 April 2024