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June 6: Genealogy workshop

University of Delaware Library offers genealogy workshop


9:15 a.m., May 28, 2013--The University of Delaware Library will present a workshop on genealogy on Thursday morning, June 6.

“Genealogy for Beginners” will cover 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.

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“Genealogy for Beginners” will be offered from 10 a.m.-noon, Thursday, June 6, in the Library Instruction Room (116A) on the first floor of the Morris Library.

Presenters will be Rebecca Knight, associate librarian, Reference and Instructional Services Department, and Linda Stein, librarian, also in Reference and Instructional Services.

The workshop is available at no charge and is open to University faculty, staff and students and the public.

Seating is limited, and registration is required. To register online go to this website. Online registration is not available to members of the general public. To register, call the Reference and Instructional Services Department at 302-831-2432 or email

For additional information, call 302-831-2432 or email

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