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Saturday, March 19, 2016

YUP! It's time to register for this week's DearMYRTLE hangouts

On the docket this week:
  • Mondays with Myrt
  • EMS' QuickLessons Study Group
  • WACKY Wednesday
For each hangout here:
Close the registration window and use your personal link in the confirmation email to "get into" the hangout. Comment before, during and after each live hangout. You can view the archived version of the hangout in exactly the same place.

Mondays with Myrt - 23 Mar 2016 at Noon Eastern (US)
Powerful #genealogy breakthroughs happen during our video hangouts. Let's talk about what's trending in the world of genealogy. Be sure to arrive early to get a seat, and do post comments and queries.
ESM's QuickLesson #2, Wednesday, 23 Mar 2016 at Noon Eastern (US)A DearMYRTLE Genealogy Study Group
Discussing the Works of Elizabeth Shown Mills

HOMEWORK: Due by Noon on Monday before this session. Study the following QuickLesson, then post a blog by or public Google Doc with specific example(s) about how this concept applies in your personal genealogical research. Include your name and the QuickLesson citation (shown below) at the top of your homework. Then share your homework link in the "unified chat" for this specific study group session. This way Ol' Myrt and other participants can review your homework in the two days before this session.

QuickLesson 2: Sources vs. Information vs. Evidence vs. Proof
Elizabeth Shown Mills, “QuickLesson 2: Sources vs. Information vs. Evidence vs. Proof,” Evidence Explained: Historical Analysis, Citation & Source Usage ( : accessed 1 Aug 2015).

 Consider copyright issues as detailed in this short-subject video with The Legal Genealogist, Judy G. Russell, CG. found here:

WACKY Wednesday 23 Mar 2016 at 9pm Eastern (US)
Find out which of DearMYRTLE's *very* distant cousins hosts this hangout.
This is our chance to go "in-depth" and find out more about a topic
discussed during Mondays with Myrt.

Happy family tree climbing!
Hangouts: Pay what you want. So it's simple. If you value the work Ol' Myrt, +Cousin Russ and our beloved panelists do week in and week out on your behalf, please:

Check the DearMYRTLE Hangouts Calendar for upcoming study groups and hangouts. There you'll find links to the GeneaConference (in-person) and the GeneaWebinars Calendar with over over 200 hours of online genealogy classes, webinars, live streams and tweetchats from other hosts and presenters over the next 12 months.