Difference between revisions of "Eagle Idaho Family History Center"

From FamilySearch Wiki
Jump to: navigation, search
(Added links to PPT's and handouts for 6-week training classes.)
(21 intermediate revisions by 2 users not shown)
Line 28: Line 28:
  
 
Beginning in February we will be offering a six-week course designed to help Ward Family History Consultants learn their roles and increase their skills.  It is important to begin training with the first class because each class is designed to build on knowledge received in the previous class.  Each class will be presented twice weekly to better meet your schedule, one daytime class and one evening class.  Please don't stop coming if you miss a class - we will help you make it up individually.  
 
Beginning in February we will be offering a six-week course designed to help Ward Family History Consultants learn their roles and increase their skills.  It is important to begin training with the first class because each class is designed to build on knowledge received in the previous class.  Each class will be presented twice weekly to better meet your schedule, one daytime class and one evening class.  Please don't stop coming if you miss a class - we will help you make it up individually.  
 +
 +
<br>
 +
 +
Classes Held Monday at 1:00 pm and Thursday at 7:00 pm unless otherwise noted:
 +
 +
<br>
 +
 +
February 4th &nbsp;&amp; &nbsp;February 7th &nbsp; “Role of the Family History Consultant”<br>February 11th &nbsp;&amp; Tuesday February 12th (Valentine’s Day is Thursday) “Tech Tools for Family History”<br>Tuesday February 19th &amp; February 21st “Family Tree Introduction, Editing, Sourcing” <br>February 25th &amp; &nbsp; &nbsp;February 28th “Family Tree- Merging, Temple Ordinances, Tips<br>March 4th &nbsp;&amp; March 7th “Research- “ Pattern and Methodology <br>March 11th &amp; March 14th “Research - Finding The Proof”<br>
  
 
==== Class Schedule&nbsp;  ====
 
==== Class Schedule&nbsp;  ====
Line 35: Line 43:
 
{| style="width: 559px; height: 323px" class="FCK__ShowTableBorders"
 
{| style="width: 559px; height: 323px" class="FCK__ShowTableBorders"
 
|-
 
|-
| align="left" | &nbsp; Monday&nbsp;
 
| align="left" | &nbsp; &nbsp; January 7th<span class="Apple-tab-span" style="white-space:pre"> </span>
 
 
| align="left" |  
 
| align="left" |  
&nbsp; Basic Census Research<br>  
+
&nbsp; Monday&nbsp;
 +
 
 +
| align="left" | &nbsp; &nbsp; March 4th<span style="white-space: pre" class="Apple-tab-span"> </span>
 +
| align="left" |
 +
&nbsp; Basic Census Research &amp;&nbsp;<br>  
 +
 
 +
&nbsp; Research 1- "Pattern &amp; Methodology"
  
 
| align="left" |  
 
| align="left" |  
Line 48: Line 60:
  
 
Tuesday  
 
Tuesday  
 +
 +
Wednesday
  
 
| align="left" |  
 
| align="left" |  
&nbsp; &nbsp;January 8th
+
&nbsp; &nbsp;March 5th
 +
 
 +
&nbsp; &nbsp;March &nbsp;5th
  
&nbsp; &nbsp;January 8th
+
&nbsp; March 6th
  
 
| align="left" |  
 
| align="left" |  
&nbsp;"Getting Your Family HIstory Organized"<br>  
+
&nbsp;"Find A Family Name"-Hands On Computer<br>  
 +
 
 +
&nbsp;"Learn How to Do Basic Census Research
  
&nbsp;" Learn Family Tree"  
+
&nbsp;"How To Use Family Tree"- Hands On Computer
  
 
| align="left" |  
 
| align="left" |  
10:00 AM
+
10:00AM
  
 
7:00 PM  
 
7:00 PM  
 +
 +
10:00 AM
  
 
|-
 
|-
 
| align="left" |  
 
| align="left" |  
 +
Thursday
 +
 
Thursday  
 
Thursday  
  
Line 71: Line 93:
  
 
| align="left" |  
 
| align="left" |  
&nbsp; &nbsp; January 10th
+
&nbsp; March 7th
 +
 
 +
&nbsp; March 7th
  
&nbsp; &nbsp; January 10th
+
&nbsp; &nbsp;March 7th
  
 
| align="left" |  
 
| align="left" |  
 
&nbsp; "Learn How to Index"<br>  
 
&nbsp; "Learn How to Index"<br>  
  
&nbsp; &nbsp;"Basic Census"  
+
&nbsp; &nbsp;Research 1-"Pattern &amp; Methodology" &amp;
 +
 
 +
&nbsp; &nbsp;Scanning &amp; Saving Documents &amp; Pictures"  
  
 
| align="left" |  
 
| align="left" |  
 +
10:00AM
 +
 +
7:00 PM
 +
 +
7:00PM
 +
 +
|-
 +
| align="left" |
 +
<br> Monday
 +
 +
| align="left" |
 +
&nbsp; &nbsp;
 +
 +
&nbsp; March 11th &nbsp;&nbsp;
 +
 +
| align="left" |
 +
&nbsp; &nbsp;"Tracking &amp; Recording Notes &amp; Sources" &amp;
 +
 +
&nbsp; &nbsp; "Research 2-Finding The Proof"
 +
 +
| align="left" |
 +
&nbsp; &nbsp;
 +
 +
1:00 PM
 +
 +
|-
 +
| align="left" |
 +
Tuesday
 +
 +
Tuesday
 +
 +
&nbsp;Wednesday
 +
 +
| align="left" |
 +
<br> March 12th
 +
 +
&nbsp;March 12th
 +
 +
&nbsp;March 13th
 +
 +
<br>
 +
 +
| align="left" |
 +
<br> "Getting Organized"
 +
 +
"Tracking &amp; Recording Notes &nbsp;&amp; Sources"
 +
 +
"Family Search-A Great Site for Sources"
 +
 +
<br>
 +
 +
|
 +
<br> 10:00AM
 +
 +
&nbsp;7:00PM
 +
 
10:00 AM  
 
10:00 AM  
 +
 +
<br>
 +
 +
|-
 +
| align="left" |
 +
Thursday
 +
 +
Thursday
 +
 +
Thursday
 +
 +
| align="left" |
 +
<br> March 14th
 +
 +
March 14th
 +
 +
March 14th &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp;
 +
 +
| align="left" |
 +
<br> "Learn How To Index"
 +
 +
"Research 2-Finding The Proof"
 +
 +
"The MAC and Family History"
 +
 +
<br>
 +
 +
|
 +
10:00AM
 +
 +
7:00 PM
  
 
7:00 PM  
 
7:00 PM  
  
 
|-
 
|-
 +
| align="left" | &nbsp; Monday
 +
| align="left" | &nbsp; March 18th
 +
| align="left" | &nbsp; "Family Tree-Introduction, Editing &amp; Sources "
 +
| &nbsp; 1:00PM
 +
|-
 +
| align="left" |
 +
&nbsp;Tuesday<span style="white-space: pre" class="Apple-tab-span"> </span>
 +
 +
<span style="white-space: pre" class="Apple-tab-span" /><br>
 +
 
| align="left" |  
 
| align="left" |  
Monday
+
&nbsp; March 19th
 +
 
 +
<br>
  
| align="left" | &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp;January 14th &nbsp;&nbsp;
 
 
| align="left" |  
 
| align="left" |  
&nbsp; "Basic Iternet Research"  
+
<br> &nbsp;"Family History Where Do I Begin? -Hands on Computer"  
 +
 
 +
&nbsp;
 +
 
 +
|
 +
10:00AM
 +
 
 +
&nbsp;
  
| align="left" | &nbsp; 1:00 PM
 
 
|-
 
|-
 
| align="left" |  
 
| align="left" |  
Tuesday
+
Wednesday
 +
 
 +
<br>
 +
 
 +
Thursday
 +
 
 +
Thursday
  
Tuesday
+
<br>
  
 
| align="left" |  
 
| align="left" |  
&nbsp; &nbsp; January 15th
+
&nbsp;March 20th
  
&nbsp; &nbsp; January 15th
+
<br>
 +
 
 +
&nbsp;March 21st
 +
 
 +
&nbsp;March 21st
 +
 
 +
<br>
  
 
| align="left" |  
 
| align="left" |  
&nbsp; "Learn Family Tree" &nbsp;
+
&nbsp;"I Want To Find A Family Name!, Where Do I &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp;Begin? "
  
&nbsp; "Learn Family Tree" &nbsp;
+
"Learn How to Index"
 +
 
 +
"Scanning &amp; Saving Pictures &amp; Documents"
 +
 
 +
&nbsp;&nbsp;  
  
 
|  
 
|  
&nbsp;10:00 AM
+
&nbsp;10:00AM
 +
 
 +
<br>
  
&nbsp; 7:00 P.M.
+
10:00AM
  
 +
7:00 PM
 +
 +
<br>
 +
 +
|-
 +
| align="left" | March 25th
 +
| align="left" | &nbsp; March 29th
 +
| align="left" | &nbsp; Center is Closed For Spring Break
 +
| <br>
 +
|-
 +
| align="left" |
 +
| align="left" |
 +
| align="left" |
 +
|
 
|-
 
|-
 
| align="left" |  
 
| align="left" |  
Line 121: Line 283:
 
|  
 
|  
 
|}
 
|}
 +
 +
=== <br><u>'''Just a Peek At The Classes For April:'''</u>  ===
 +
 +
&lt;u<u>Family Tree Classes:</u>
 +
 +
Introduction, Editing &amp; Sources
 +
 +
Adding Photos &amp; Stories
 +
 +
Merging Tips &amp; Ordinances
 +
 +
<u>Newspapers-Obituaries &amp; Historcial Articles</u>
 +
 +
<u>Using Google For Family History </u>&nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp;&nbsp;
 +
 +
<u>Using Family Search Effectively<br></u><u>Indexing-How To and Tips</u>
 +
 +
<u></u><u>Value of Land Records in Research</u>
  
 
==== Center Closures  ====
 
==== Center Closures  ====
  
The Eagle Family History Center will not be closed during the month of January, we will have our regular posted schedule.&nbsp;
+
We will be closed March 25 to 29th for Spring Break!
  
 
==== Personal Training&nbsp;  ====
 
==== Personal Training&nbsp;  ====
Line 132: Line 312:
 
==== Staff Training Meetings  ====
 
==== Staff Training Meetings  ====
  
The Staff Training meetings are held every 3rd Thursday at the Eagle Family Center. Staff meeting begins at 6:30 PM. After training meeting we will be offering two classes open to everyone at 7:00 PM. &nbsp;For January, we will be offering "Family Search.org" &nbsp; and a Hands On Computer Class, "Family Tree, sources and editing."
+
The Staff Training meetings are held every 3rd Thursday at the Eagle Family Center. Staff meeting begins at 6:30 PM. After training meeting we will be offering two classes open to everyone at 7:00 PM.  
 +
 
 +
&nbsp;&nbsp;  
 +
 
 +
There will be no Staff Meeting In March.  
  
 
<br>  
 
<br>  
Line 145: Line 329:
 
==== Databases and Software  ====
 
==== Databases and Software  ====
  
:*[http://fhc.familysearch.org/ '''FHC Portal:'''] The center has access to the Family History Center Portal page which gives free access in the center to premium family history software and websites that generally charge for subscriptions:&nbsp; Ancestry, Fold3.com, WorldVital Records, Heritage Quest, FindMyPast, Familyhistorylink, Godfrey Memorial Library,&nbsp;Historical Maps, The American&nbsp;Civil War, Genline, TheGenealogist and 19th Century British Library Digital Newspaper Collection.&nbsp;
+
:*[http://fhc.familysearch.org/ '''FHC Portal:'''] The center has access to the Family History Center Portal page which gives free access in the center to premium family history software and websites that generally charge for subscriptions:&nbsp; Ancestry, Fold3.com, WorldVital Records, Heritage Quest, FindMyPast, Familyhistorylink, Godfrey Memorial Library,&nbsp;Historical Maps, The American&nbsp;Civil War, Genline, TheGenealogist and 19th Century British Library Digital Newspaper Collection.  
:*The center also has access to GenealogyBank and American Ancestors.  
 
 
:*Software - Personal Ancestral File, PAF Companion, FamilyInsight, Roots Magic, Legacy, Ancestral Quest, Personal Historian, AniMap and&nbsp;Progeny.
 
:*Software - Personal Ancestral File, PAF Companion, FamilyInsight, Roots Magic, Legacy, Ancestral Quest, Personal Historian, AniMap and&nbsp;Progeny.
  
Line 176: Line 359:
 
==== ''(Include links to other websites of interest to those who visit your center such as links to the city, county and state wiki pages where your center is located.)''<br>  ====
 
==== ''(Include links to other websites of interest to those who visit your center such as links to the city, county and state wiki pages where your center is located.)''<br>  ====
  
=== <u>&nbsp;Links to 6-Week Consultant Training Handouts:</u><u></u>  ===
+
=== <u>&nbsp;Links to 6-Week Consultant Training Handouts and PPT's:</u><u></u>  ===
  
Tech Tools &nbsp;http://dl.dropbox.com/u/82390524/Tech%20Tools%20Handout.doc  
+
Tech Tools &nbsp;https://dl.dropbox.com/u/48794634/New%20Handout%20for%20Tech%20Tools%20Class.doc  
  
<u></u><u></u><u></u>Research I &nbsp; http://dl.dropbox.com/u/82390524/Research%20I.doc
+
<u></u>Research I PPT -&nbsp;http://dl.dropbox.com/u/82390524/Research%20I.ppt
  
 
Research I - Research Pattern &nbsp;http://dl.dropbox.com/u/82390524/Research%20Pattern.doc  
 
Research I - Research Pattern &nbsp;http://dl.dropbox.com/u/82390524/Research%20Pattern.doc  
  
Role Of Family History Consultant -Working With Leaders: Link to Guide:&nbsp;&nbsp;  
+
Research I Handout -&nbsp;http://dl.dropbox.com/u/82390524/Research%20I%20Handout.doc
 +
 
 +
Research II PPT -&nbsp;http://dl.dropbox.com/u/82390524/ResearchII.ppt
 +
 
 +
Research II Handout (Links to Websites) -&nbsp;http://dl.dropbox.com/u/82390524/Research%20II%20HandoutLinks.doc
  
&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; [http://broadcast.lds.org/elearning/fhd/Local_Support/Consultant/Expos/2012/Family%20History%20Consultant%20Conference%20Presentations%E2%80%942012.pdf http://broadcast.lds.org/elearning/fhd/Local_Support/Consultant/Expos/2012/Family%20History%20Consultant%20Conference%20Presentations%E2%80%942012.pdf]<br>  
+
Role Of Family History Consultant -Working With Leaders: Link to Guide:&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; [http://broadcast.lds.org/elearning/fhd/Local_Support/Consultant/Expos/2012/Family%20History%20Consultant%20Conference%20Presentations%E2%80%942012.pdf http://broadcast.lds.org/elearning/fhd/Local_Support/Consultant/Expos/2012/Family%20History%20Consultant%20Conference%20Presentations%E2%80%942012.pdf]<br>  
  
 
<br>  
 
<br>  
  
 
==== <u>Links to PowerPoint files for classes taught at Eagle Family History Center:</u>  ====
 
==== <u>Links to PowerPoint files for classes taught at Eagle Family History Center:</u>  ====
 +
 +
===== <u></u>Using FamilySearch Effectively  =====
 +
 +
https://dl.dropbox.com/u/48794634/FamilySearch%20Hands%20On.pptx<br>
  
 
==== <br>Descendancy Research, Nola Serra, Instructor, January 19, 2012  ====
 
==== <br>Descendancy Research, Nola Serra, Instructor, January 19, 2012  ====

Revision as of 19:31, 15 March 2013

The Eagle Idaho Family History Center is staffed by Eagle Stake, Meridian North Stake and Star Stake. We invite everyone to come and visit our center. We look forward to helping you search your family history.

Contents

Center Contacts and Hours

Location & Map:

  1. 2090 N Eagle Road, Eagle, Idaho 83616, United States
  2. Park on the southwest side of building. Use the southwest door labled "Family History Center"
  3. (Link to map using Google or other map sites)

Phone:   208-319-1159

E-mail: ID_Eagle@ldsmail.net

Open Hours: 

Daytime:  Mon, Tue, Wed 9am-4pm;  
                Thu 9am-12:30pm

Evening:  Tue, Wed, Thu 6:30pm-9:30pm.

Holiday Schedule: Closed all major holidays.


Calendar and Events

Upcoming Events

Beginning in February we will be offering a six-week course designed to help Ward Family History Consultants learn their roles and increase their skills.  It is important to begin training with the first class because each class is designed to build on knowledge received in the previous class.  Each class will be presented twice weekly to better meet your schedule, one daytime class and one evening class.  Please don't stop coming if you miss a class - we will help you make it up individually.


Classes Held Monday at 1:00 pm and Thursday at 7:00 pm unless otherwise noted:


February 4th  &  February 7th   “Role of the Family History Consultant”
February 11th  & Tuesday February 12th (Valentine’s Day is Thursday) “Tech Tools for Family History”
Tuesday February 19th & February 21st “Family Tree Introduction, Editing, Sourcing”
February 25th &    February 28th “Family Tree- Merging, Temple Ordinances, Tips
March 4th  & March 7th “Research- “ Pattern and Methodology
March 11th & March 14th “Research - Finding The Proof”

Class Schedule 

              Date                                                   Title                                          Time

  Monday 

    March 4th

  Basic Census Research & 

  Research 1- "Pattern & Methodology"

1:00 PM

Tuesday

Tuesday

Wednesday

   March 5th

   March  5th

  March 6th

 "Find A Family Name"-Hands On Computer

 "Learn How to Do Basic Census Research

 "How To Use Family Tree"- Hands On Computer

10:00AM

7:00 PM

10:00 AM

Thursday

Thursday

Thursday

  March 7th

  March 7th

   March 7th

  "Learn How to Index"

   Research 1-"Pattern & Methodology" &

   Scanning & Saving Documents & Pictures"

10:00AM

7:00 PM

7:00PM


Monday

   

  March 11th   

   "Tracking & Recording Notes & Sources" &

    "Research 2-Finding The Proof"

   

1:00 PM

Tuesday

Tuesday

 Wednesday


March 12th

 March 12th

 March 13th



"Getting Organized"

"Tracking & Recording Notes  & Sources"

"Family Search-A Great Site for Sources"



10:00AM

 7:00PM

10:00 AM


Thursday

Thursday

Thursday


March 14th

March 14th

March 14th      


"Learn How To Index"

"Research 2-Finding The Proof"

"The MAC and Family History"


10:00AM

7:00 PM

7:00 PM

  Monday   March 18th   "Family Tree-Introduction, Editing & Sources "   1:00PM

 Tuesday


  March 19th



 "Family History Where Do I Begin? -Hands on Computer"

 

10:00AM

 

Wednesday


Thursday

Thursday


 March 20th


 March 21st

 March 21st


 "I Want To Find A Family Name!, Where Do I            Begin? "

"Learn How to Index"

"Scanning & Saving Pictures & Documents"

  

 10:00AM


10:00AM

7:00 PM


March 25th   March 29th   Center is Closed For Spring Break


Just a Peek At The Classes For April:

<uFamily Tree Classes:

Introduction, Editing & Sources

Adding Photos & Stories

Merging Tips & Ordinances

Newspapers-Obituaries & Historcial Articles

Using Google For Family History                             

Using Family Search Effectively
Indexing-How To and Tips

Value of Land Records in Research

Center Closures

We will be closed March 25 to 29th for Spring Break!

Personal Training 

Any class will be taught one-on-one.  Call 208-319-1159 to set up an appointment. 

Staff Training Meetings

The Staff Training meetings are held every 3rd Thursday at the Eagle Family Center. Staff meeting begins at 6:30 PM. After training meeting we will be offering two classes open to everyone at 7:00 PM.

  

There will be no Staff Meeting In March.


Center Resources

Collections

  • Family History Library Catalog: The center has the ability to order films and fiche available through the Family History Library Catalog.
  • Magazines: American Ancestors, FamilyTree, and Internet Genealogy.  The center has over 300 microfilm and microfiche, many reference books and Daughters of Utah Pioneer books. 

Databases and Software

  • FHC Portal: The center has access to the Family History Center Portal page which gives free access in the center to premium family history software and websites that generally charge for subscriptions:  Ancestry, Fold3.com, WorldVital Records, Heritage Quest, FindMyPast, Familyhistorylink, Godfrey Memorial Library, Historical Maps, The American Civil War, Genline, TheGenealogist and 19th Century British Library Digital Newspaper Collection.
  • Software - Personal Ancestral File, PAF Companion, FamilyInsight, Roots Magic, Legacy, Ancestral Quest, Personal Historian, AniMap and Progeny.

Hardware and Equipment

  • 7 new Lenova computers with 23" screens
  • 3 new multi function printers
  • 1 scanner
  • 5 Microfilm readers
  • 1 Microfiche reader
  • 1 Microfilm and microfiche copier

Center Services

Staff Research Specialties

(Include sections for any other services your center provides. Add additional sections for those services. See the Mesa and Logan FHC pages for examples.)

 Resources in the Local Area

Idaho State Archives and Research Center -- 2205 Old Penitentiary Road, Boise Idaho,(208) 334-2620. Hours T - Sat. 10 AM - 4 PM

Western States Marriage Index, Idaho State Death Index 1911- 1956 and Eastern Idaho Death Records -- http://abish.byui.edu/specialcollections

Boise Public Library, newspapers and obituary collections -- www.boisepubliclibrary.org

 Links

(Include links to other websites of interest to those who visit your center such as links to the city, county and state wiki pages where your center is located.)

 Links to 6-Week Consultant Training Handouts and PPT's:

Tech Tools  https://dl.dropbox.com/u/48794634/New%20Handout%20for%20Tech%20Tools%20Class.doc

Research I PPT - http://dl.dropbox.com/u/82390524/Research%20I.ppt

Research I - Research Pattern  http://dl.dropbox.com/u/82390524/Research%20Pattern.doc

Research I Handout - http://dl.dropbox.com/u/82390524/Research%20I%20Handout.doc

Research II PPT - http://dl.dropbox.com/u/82390524/ResearchII.ppt

Research II Handout (Links to Websites) - http://dl.dropbox.com/u/82390524/Research%20II%20HandoutLinks.doc

Role Of Family History Consultant -Working With Leaders: Link to Guide:      http://broadcast.lds.org/elearning/fhd/Local_Support/Consultant/Expos/2012/Family%20History%20Consultant%20Conference%20Presentations%E2%80%942012.pdf


Links to PowerPoint files for classes taught at Eagle Family History Center:

Using FamilySearch Effectively

https://dl.dropbox.com/u/48794634/FamilySearch%20Hands%20On.pptx


Descendancy Research, Nola Serra, Instructor, January 19, 2012

http://dl.dropbox.com/u/48794634/Descendancy%20Research.ppt


Search Engine Basics, Nola Serra, Instructor, May 17, 2010

http://dl.dropbox.com/u/82390524/Search%20Engine%20Basics.ppt

Volunteer at the Center

We are looking for those who have research skills and/or computer skills.