Friday, May 20, 2016

REGISTER for next week's DearMYRTLE study groups hangouts

We're adding a new British and Irish Military Records Study Group this coming week. Here's the official lineup. As usual, participants must register for each hangout, then click the link in the confirmation email to both VIEW and COMMENT before, during and after each hangout. There are no fees for these study groups, though you may elect to support the "PWYW" (Pay What You Want) business model DearMYRTLE and Cousin Russ employ.

For future DearMYRTLE hangouts, be sure check Myrt's Calender here.
This is DearMYRTLE's favorite time zone converter:

Mondays with Myrt - 23 May 2016
at Noon Eastern (US New York)
Powerful family history breakthroughs happen during our video hangouts. Let's talk about what's trending in the world of #genealogy.

1pm Mountain, 3pm Eastern, 8pm Scotland time
with Claire V. Brisson-Banks and Billy Wallace. Audrey Collins from TNA The National Archives (UK) will join us during the latter portion of each study group session, as soon as she returns from work.

ESM's Quick Lesson 9
Wednesday, 25 May 2016
Noon Eastern US (New York)
A DearMYRTLE Genealogy Study Group
Discussing the Works of Elizabeth Shown Mills
QuickLesson 9: Census Instructions? Who Needs Instructions?
Elizabeth Shown Mills, “QuickLesson 9: Census Instructions? Who Needs Instructions?” Evidence Explained: Historical Analysis, Citation & Source Usage ( : accessed 30 Sept 2015).

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.

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

WACKY Wednesday - Mac Family Tree
Wednesday, 25 May 2016
9pm Eastern US (New York)
Wonder which of DearMYRTLE's *very* distant cousins will host this hangout?

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.

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