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Tuesday, April 26, 2016

Basking Ridge, NJ: Cousin Russ demos MyHeritage Library Edition

NOTE from DearMYRTLE: The following was received by our friends at the Bernard Township Library. If you are in the area, you won't want to miss Cousin Russ' presentation.

MyHeritage Library Edition: 
A Guided Tour
 Tuesday, April 26, 2016
Bernards Township Library
32 S Maple Avenue
Basking Ridge, NJ 07920

MyHeritage Library Edition™ will be available for FREE after May 1, 2016 at MAIN Libraries and for use at home by patrons with an active library card.
At the FHIG meeting on April 26, Russ Worthington will provide an early introduction to the features of this resource and share valuable hints for making the most of this tool
to expand a genealogy research project.
Some highlights of MyHeritage Library Edition™ include:
  • Record content: access to billions of historical documents, millions of historical photos and other resources in thousands of databases that span the past 5 centuries.
  • Language diversity: Available in 40 languages–the industry’s most multilingual family history search engine.
  • Powerful technology: Automatic handling of translations, synonyms and spelling variations of millions of names in multiple languages AND unique Record Detective™ technology that recommends additional records for each record discovered.
  • Remote Access: Library members can use the MyHeritage Library Edition™ either at their local library or in the comfort of their own home using their active library card for access.
About Russ Worthington 
Russ is well known to FHIG [Family History Interest Group] audiences, and in the wider genealogy world. Worthington started ‘collecting his ancestors’ over 16 years ago and has since traveled from Maryland to Maine visiting cemeteries and archives, finding cousins and headstones, and taking photographs in search of family history information.  He has become an enthusiastic user of Google Hangouts for family history discussions and tutorials, blogs regularly on genealogy topics and on the use of the computer genealogy program Family Tree Maker, and relishes opportunities to attend and present at genealogy conferences nationwide.