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Learn to Use WorldCat and Interlibrary Loan
Saturday, November 23
Learn to Use WorldCat and Interlibrary Loan
10:30 am
West Florida Genealogy Branch Library
Use WorldCat, with 2 billion items from more than 10,000 libraries worldwide, to find books and manuscript collections (a.k.a. archival resources) that the West Florida Genealogy Branch does not own. We can show you how to request these items using Interlibrary Loan (ILL).



Open Session - Q & A
Saturday, December 28
Open Session - Q & A
10:30 am
West Florida Genealogy Branch Library
Come with your questions and online research problems - we'll try to work through them together.



GOOGLE: Search, Advanced Search, and Google Books
Saturday, January 25, 2020
GOOGLE: Search, Advanced Search, and Google Books
10:30 am
West Florida Genealogy Branch Library
A basic Google search can be a great starting point for online research. Use advanced search to find high quality genealogy sites, including government and university websites on genealogy. To find online texts, learn to serach Google Books, "the world's most comprehensive index of full-text books."



Internet Archive (aka
Saturday, February 22, 2020
Internet Archive (aka "Archive.org" from the Wayback Machine)
10:30 am
West Florida Genealogy Branch Library
Use keyword searching to find names or places in millions of texts. Many useful historical and biographical resources may be downloaded for free.



Hathi Trust Digital Library
Saturday, March 28, 2020
Hathi Trust Digital Library
10:30 am
West Florida Genealogy Branch Library
Items in the public domain are searchable and viewable online; even materials under copyright may be searched, making it possible to identify specific items or pages within books or other texts to be requested for ILL.



FirstSearch Digital Library
Saturday, April 25, 2020
FirstSearch Digital Library
10:30 am
West Florida Genealogy Branch Library
Sponsored by FamilySearch, this is the largest genealogical library in the world.



Finding Digitized Newspapers
Saturday, May 30, 2020
Finding Digitized Newspapers
10:30 am
West Florida Genealogy Branch Library
Search digitized historical newspapers using Google News, Chronicling America, Historic American Newspapers, Fulton HIstory.com, and more.



PERSI Periodical Source Index
Saturday, June 27, 2020
PERSI Periodical Source Index
10:30 am
West Florida Genealogy Library
Learn to find articles from periodicals, both newspapers and journals, to help you in your advanced research.