RUSA Institute

Genealogy Resources for Librarians Institute, sponsored by ProQuest

This all-day institute addresses issues of importance to library staff and administration when serving or partnering with genealogical patrons, volunteer, scholars, or educators. Nationally known specialists will discuss everything from superb free resources to future directions at NARA to webinar outreach, new online offerings, webinar instruction, government documents, Quaker resources, and making the financial case for genealogical librarianship. Luncheon included.

9AM Panel - Getting More Than You Pay For: Free Access to Genealogical Resources: panelists Kim Harrison, Ancestry.com; Michael Hall, FamilySearch; Sandra M. Hewlett, CGSM

10AM Speaker - Meg Phillips, Liaison Director, NARA, and Jefferson M. Moak, Archivist, National Archives at Philadelphia, Future Directions for the National Archives and Records Administration

11 AM Panel - Reaching Reference Librarians Through Genealogical Webinars
panelists Kimberly Powell, V.P., Association of Professional Genealogists; Amber Case, University of Washington; Cherie’Weible, University of Illinois, U-C

Noon Lunch - ProQuest program

1:30 PM Panel - Quaker Collections panelists Ann Upton, Haverford; Tom Hamm, Earlham; Gwen Gosney Erickson Guilford College
2:30 PM Speaker - Connie Reik, Tufts, Genealogical Use of Government Publications 3:30 PM Speaker - Making the Financial Case for Genealogical Librarianship Curt Witcher, Allen County Public Library

date and time: 24 January 2014, 8:30AM-4:30PM

registration rates:
Division members $50.00
ALA members $60.00
Non ALA members $70.00
Students//Retirees $40.00

Register now: http://ala13.ala.org/register-now