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Sunday, April 03, 2016

DearMYRTLE Hangouts 4-6 April 2016

Got a great lineup of DearMYRTLE Hangouts this coming week, so register now. Thanks to this marvelous hangout technology, we can talk with genealogists throughout the world. DearMYRTLE Hangouts website is modified each Sunday with links for hangouts scheduled during the week. For future DearMYRTLE hangouts, be sure check Myrt's Calender here.

This is DearMYRTLE's favorite time zone converter:

Mondays with Myrt - 4 April 2016
at Noon Eastern (US New York)
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 4
Wednesday, 6 April 2016

at Noon Eastern (US New York)

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.

Elizabeth Shown Mills, “QuickLesson 4: NARA Citations & Finding Aids,” Evidence Explained: Historical Analysis, Citation & Source Usage ( : accessed 30 Sept 2015).

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

WACKY Wednesday 6 April 2016
at 9pm Eastern (US New York)
Find out which of DearMYRTLE's *very* distant cousins hosts this hangout.
This is our chance to find out more about a topic discussed
during Mondays with Myrt.


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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.