- 1:30 PM-2:30 PM (Eastern)
- 12:30 PM-1:30 PM (Central)
- 11:30 AM-12:30 PM (Mountain)
- 10:30 AM-11:30 AM (Pacific)
This presentation will discuss how genealogists can use cartographic collections at The New York Public Library in their research, and how the Library is working to create new digital tools that foster genealogy research by making maps more accessible.
- Upon completion of this webinar, participants will have learned about current trends and strategies for using maps in genealogical research.
Who Should Attend
Anyone who has an interest in maps, mapping, GIS, data, and building communities.
Philip Sutton is a reference librarian at The New York Public Library’s Irma and Paul Milstein Division of United States History, Local History, and Genealogy, where he also teaches and writes about genealogy and building history research.
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Genealogical Research with Maps at The New York Public Library
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Computer with Internet access (high-speed connection is best) and media player software. Headphones recommended.
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