This course, aimed at library staff with little or no genealogy experience, provides you with a practical knowledge of genealogy, family histories, and important resources.
The course also explores reference, cataloging, collection development, outreach, and professional development as they relate to genealogy.
At a glance
- Fundamentals of American Genealogical Research
- Weaving History into Genealogy
- Genealogy Library Services
- Genealogy Collections, Programming, and Outreach
A pass/fail grade will be based on reading online material, participating in online discussions, completing several short assignments and a family portfolio.
Lisa Oberg began researching her family history at age 12 and is the associate director of Special Collections at the University of Washington Libraries. Emily Pearson is an instructional & research services librarian at Whitman College in Walla Walla, WA.