Friday, March 17, 2006

South Davis Regional Family History Fair

DearREADERS,

Tomorrow ol' Myrt will attend the South Davis Regional Family History Fair. This time, instead of presenting, I'll be taking classes! What a wonderful opportunity to charge our genealogical batteries by learning from some of the most well-regarded names in our field of study.

Saturday, March 18, 2006
Bountiful High School
695 South Orchard Drive
Bountiful, Utah

Doors open at 7am for late registration $12.
8am - Keynote

Then choose from among 15 classes offered during each of these five sessions:
9am-10am
10:15am -11:15am
11:30am-12:30pm
12:45pm-1:45pm
2pm-3pm

Keynote Speaker: Randy J. Olsen
Randy Olsen was born in Logan Utah but, since his father was in the military, he grew up in many different areas of the United States. Randy graduated with a bachelor’s degree in German from Utah State University and completed master’s degrees in library science and public administration from BYU. He is currently working towards completing a Ph.D. in anthropology from the University of Utah.

Randy joined the BYU library faculty in 1972 as a German cataloguer, and has since served as Assistant University Librarian for Collection Development and Public Services, Assistant University Librarian for Budget and Administrative Services, and Deputy University Librarian. He is currently the University Librarian for the BYU Harold B. Lee Library.

Olsen is a past president of the Utah Library Association and was named its Librarian of the Year in 1996. He has also served in leadership positions with American Library Association, Research Libraries Group, Mountain Plains Library Association and Utah Academic Library Council.

For more information see:
http://familyhistoryfair.com/index.html

Happy family tree climbing!
Myrt :)
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