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March 31, 2013

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Indiana conference

The Indiana Genealogical Society’s annual meeting and conference will feature D. Joshua Taylor of the genealogy TV show, “Who Do You Think You Are,” on Saturday, April 27, at the Monroe County Public Library in Bloomington, Ind., from 9 a.m. (registration, networking and browsing vendors) to 4:45 p.m. EDT. Other speakers will be Curt Witcher (manager of The Genealogy Center at the Allen County Public Library in Fort Wayne, Ind.), Harold Henderson and Lou Malcomb.

Taylor’s topics will be “Forward Ho — Beginning Midwestern Research,” “Creating Your Personal Family History Website,” “Online Resources for Colonial American Research” and “New Tools and Ideas in Research.”

Librarians can receive Library Education Units for attending various sessions.

IGS members have free access to more than 1,000 databases in 92 counties.

For more information, visit http://www.indgensoc.org/conference.php or write IGS, P.O. Box 10507, Fort Wayne, IN 46852-0507.

Queries, as well as a general exchange of genealogical material that readers would like to share, will be printed in the column for free. Contact Joan Griffis by e-mailing JBGriffis@aol.com

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