Sponsored by ProQuest, this all-day pre-conference event is for librarians and archivists who help family history researchers find their personal past. The program is free to these service providers who pre-register; attendance is limited.

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TUESDAY, 1 MAY 2018
9:00 A.M. – 4:00 P.M.

CHECK-IN BEGINS:
9:00 A.M.

LUNCH:

ProQuest will provide lunch for attendees who preregister.

REGISTRATION:

NGS conference registration is not required; however, you must register for this pre-conference event. Click here to register.

THE THEME FOR THE DAY IS

Newspapers—An Indispensable Tool for Serving Library Patrons

PRESENTATIONS INCLUDE:

• Jim Beidler, “Enhancements in Digitization and Cataloging of Recent and Historic Newspapers;”
Library of Michigan Staff, “The Ever-Expanding Library of Michigan Newspaper Collection;”
Michael D. Lacopo, DVM, “Discoveries in Religious and Ethnic Newspapers;”
Tim Pinnick “A Primer on Using African American Newspapers;” and
Julie Tabberer, MLIS, “The Collections of the Grand Rapids Public Library” and Library Tour.

Questions? Contact NGS Registrar Courtney Holmes at
registration@ngsgenealogy.org or refer to FAQs.