Lectures

Where To Get Started In Genealogy
This lecture helps people who are just getting started researching their family history and genealogy.  It includes information on important genealogical data, organizing genealogy files, interviewing family members and resources available for research.

Organizing Genealogy Files and Information
Feel overwhelmed by your genealogy paperwork and files? This lecture gives people tips and tricks to keeping your genealogy files organized, both paper and electronic, from becoming another cluttered pile on your desk.  Organized files helps keep your files easily accessible and maximizes your researching time.

Ancestry.com: Overview with Tips & Tricks
This lecture helps people who are just getting started or the seasoned user with maximizing their research and experience using Ancestry.  It includes a review of Ancestry's current subscriptions plans, searching for family records, online family trees and DNA.

DNA Basics
This presentation provides the basics of DNA including terminology, testing services, DNA tests and resources for maximizing your DNA data and results in your genealogy research.

NJ State Archive Collections for Genealogy
An overview of useful genealogical records at the New Jersey State Archives. Before heading to the archives know their collections and how they can help with your genealogy research.

Preservation and Digitization of Documents, Pictures and Other Media
The plain language basics of digitally preserving family memories including documents, pictures, audio and videos.

Interviewing Techniques for Genealogy
A how to lecture on interviewing family members for family history and stories. Learn which questions to ask and how.  From the basic genealogy questions to sensitive family history, this lecture will offer tips and tricks to getting the information to help with your research.

Workshops


Customized lectures or workshops that meet the needs of your organization are available.  Contact us for more information.