Library Offers Genealogy Workshop

June 27, 2011----The University of Delaware Library will present a workshop on Wednesday, July 13, 2011, entitled “Genealogy for Beginners” during the 2011 Summer Session. This workshop covers the basics for researchers who are just starting to work on their family histories. It presents an overview of the types of records that contain genealogical information as well as research strategies for finding and recording this data. Participants will also learn how to search the online database Ancestry Library Edition for U.S. census records.

          Time:               Wednesday, July 13, 2011, 10 a.m.-12 noon
          Location:         Library Instruction Room (116A), Morris Library, First Floor
          Presenters:     Rebecca Knight, associate librarian, Reference Department
                                 Linda Stein, librarian, Reference Department

This workshop is available at no charge and is open to University of Delaware students, faculty,
staff and the public. Seating is limited and registration is required. To register online go to []. Online registration is not available to members of the general public. To register, call the Reference Department at 302-831-2432 or email

Questions can be sent via email to or answered by calling 302-831-2432.


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