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RootsTech 2016

RT2545 - Find Family History: With WorldCat & FamilySearch

Session Description

Come learn how to search through thousands of the world's library collections; including FamilySearch records,at once, using WorldCat from OCLC. You will be shown a new tool found in libraries called WorldCat Discovery as well as being shown how to continue to search from your home using worldcat.org. Learn specific approaches for how to find FamilySearch records through WorldCat, and gain new insights about how to improve the relevance of your search results. Attendees will learn how libraries have contributed millions of records which are now organized to support genealogical research online, and walk away knowing what types of materials you might expect to find from different types of libraries. You will gain insights into how to make best use of library resources, and why FamilySearch and OCLC are working together to support your investigations in libraries and at home.


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Discover
Beginner
Beginner
Traditional Class Session
1 hour