Genealogy for Beginners Workshop

    The University of Delaware Library will present a workshop on genealogy on Wednesday, November 19, 2008 from 2:00 to 3:30 p.m.  The workshop will cover basic genealogy research methods and provide an overview of the finding aids and resources available through the Library.  Attendees will learn how to search the online database Ancestry Library Edition for U.S. census records and other valuable resources and how to use city directories. Whether you’re new to genealogy, just starting to work on your family tree, or just want some tips, the Genealogy for Beginners workshop will help you.

    The workshop will be held in the Library Instruction Room, 116A on the First Floor of the Morris Library.  The presenters will be Rebecca Knight and Linda Stein, Associate Librarians in the Reference Department.

    The workshop is open to University of Delaware students, faculty, and staff and to the general public. Seating is limited and registration is required.  For more information about the workshop and to register online, go to  For questions, e-mail or call 302-831-2432.