REGISTER: DearMYRTLE’s Nov 2017 Hangouts

GenDoc STUDY GROUP 8 (60 minutes) Wednesday, 1 Nov 2017 – Register hereChapter 8 “Authors, Creators & Informants” from Thomas W. Jones’ Mastering Genealogical DocumentationNoon Eastern US (New York), 11am Central US (Chicago), 10am Mountain US (Denver, Salt Lake City), 9am Pacific US (Los Angeles)

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WACKY WEDNESDAY (60 minutes) “Syncing with Ancestry Member Trees” Using Family Tree Maker 2017 and RootsMagic 7Wednesday, 1 Nov 2017 – Register here. Based on Cousin Russ’ FTM User question: “Would you rather start your tree on FTM 2017 and sync to Ancestry or start in Ancestry and sync back to FTM 2017?”  See: http://ftmuser.blogspot.com/2017/10/ftm2017-user-question-where-to-start.html 
9pm Eastern US (New York), 8pm Central US (Chicago), 7pm Mountain US (Denver, Salt Lake City), 6pm Pacific US (Los Angeles), UTC-7 hours

MONDAYS WITH MYRT (90 minutes) 6 Nov 2017 – Register here.  Practical, down-to-earth advice for family historians. We talk about everything that’s come across our genea-desks in the past week. Powerful breakthroughs happen during our live hangouts. Catch the rebroadcast here, along with all the links we mentionNoon Eastern US (New York), 11am Central US (Chicago), 10am Mountain US (Denver, Salt Lake City), 9am Pacific US (Los Angeles)

GenDoc STUDY GROUP 9 (60 minutes) Wednesday, 8 Nov 2017 – Register hereChapter 9 “Citing Absent, Hidden, Obvious and Perplexing Dates for Sources, Information, and Events” from Thomas W. Jones’ Mastering Genealogical DocumentationNoon Eastern US (New York), 11am Central US (Chicago), 10am Mountain US (Denver, Salt Lake City), 9am Pacific US (Los Angeles)

DNAGen STUDY GROUP (60 minutes) Wednesday, 8 Nov 2017 – Register hereOpen Q & A with Blaine T. Mettinger, co-author of Genetic Genealogy in Practice. Now also available in Kindle format. 9pm Eastern US (New York), 8pm Central US (Chicago), 7pm Mountain US (Denver, Salt Lake City), 6pm Pacific US (Los Angeles).

MONDAYS WITH MYRT (90 minutes) 13 Nov 2017 – Register herePractical, down-to-earth advice for family historians. We talk about everything that’s come across our genea-desks in the past week. Powerful breakthroughs happen during our live hangouts. Catch the rebroadcast here, along with all the links we mentionNoon Eastern US (New York), 11am Central US (Chicago), 10am Mountain US (Denver, Salt Lake City), 9am Pacific US (Los Angeles)

GenDoc STUDY GROUP 10 (60 minutes) Wednesday, 15 Nov 2017 – Register hereChapter 10 “Citing Numbered, Grouped, and Subgrouped Offline Sources and Information Items” from Thomas W. Jones’ Mastering Genealogical DocumentationNoon Eastern US (New York), 11am Central US (Chicago), 10am Mountain US (Denver, Salt Lake City), 9am Pacific US (Los Angeles)

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WACKY WEDNESDAY (60 minutes) Wednesday, 15 Nov 2017 – Register here. Topic to be announced based on discussions during Mondays with Myrt. 9pm Eastern US (New York), 8pm Central US (Chicago), 7pm Mountain US (Denver, Salt Lake City), 6pm Pacific US (Los Angeles)

 

GENEALOGY GAME NIGHT(60 minutes) Saturday, 18 Nov 2017 – Register here. This is your chance to practice using your headset mic and web cam while we play Who’s In My Line?There will be prizes! 9pm Eastern US (New York), 8pm Central US (Chicago), 7pm Mountain US (Denver, Salt Lake City), 6pm Pacific US (Los Angeles)

MONDAYS WITH MYRT (90 minutes) 20 Nov 2017 – Register here. Practical, down-to-earth advice for family historians. We talk about everything that’s come across our genea-desks in the past week. Powerful breakthroughs happen during our live hangouts. Catch the rebroadcast here, along with all the links we mention. Noon Eastern US (New York), 11am Central US (Chicago), 10am Mountain US (Denver, Salt Lake City), 9am Pacific US (Los Angeles)

GenDoc STUDY GROUP 11 (60 minutes) Wednesday, 22 Nov 2017 – Register here. Chapter 11 – “Answering the Wherein and Whereis Citation Questions for Online Sources” from Thomas W. Jones’ Mastering Genealogical Documentation. Noon Eastern US (New York), 11am Central US (Chicago), 10am Mountain US (Denver, Salt Lake City), 9am Pacific US (Los Angeles)

 

MONDAYS WITH MYRT (90 minutes) 27 Nov 2017 – Register here. Practical, down-to-earth advice for family historians. We talk about everything that’s come across our genea-desks in the past week. Powerful breakthroughs happen during our live hangouts. Catch the rebroadcast here, along with all the links we mention. Noon Eastern US (New York), 11am Central US (Chicago), 10am Mountain US (Denver, Salt Lake City), 9am Pacific US (Los Angeles)

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GenDoc STUDY GROUP 12 (60 minutes) Wednesday, 29 Nov 2017 – Register here. Read the chapter in advance. Panelists will provide samples in their homework. Chapter 12 – “Identifying Offline Publishers and Repositories” from Thomas W. Jones’ Mastering Genealogical Documentation. Noon Eastern US (New York), 11am Central US (Chicago), 10am Mountain US (Denver, Salt Lake City), 9am Pacific US (Los Angeles)
THE ARCHIVE LADY (60 minutes) Wednesday, 29 Nov 2017 – Register here. We visit with Melissa LeMaster Barker, a professional county archivist. 9pm Eastern US (New York), 8pm Central US (Chicago), 7pm Mountain US (Denver, Salt Lake City), 6pm Pacific US (Los Angeles)

 

REGISTER: Oct 2017 DearMYRTLE Hangouts

DearMYRTLE's Profile PicDearREADERS,
We’ve got a total of 20 hours of hangouts schedule to round out your genealogy educational goals in October. Our flagship Mondays with Myrt features what’s come across our geneadesks during the past week. On the 30th we will host our annual Halloween Party – costumes and prizes, so come join the fun.

New to DearMYRTLE hangouts? They are found at http://hangouts.dearmyrtle.com Technically you could watch the hangout on DearMYRTLE’s YouTube Channel, but if you want to comment before and during the hangout go to DearMYRTLE’s hangout page and register for the hangouts of interest. You will receive a confirmation email and three reminder emails with your personal link to join the hangout.

If you need a time zone converter, this is the one DearMYRTLE recommends:
https://www.timeanddate.com/worldclock/converter.html

FEE DearMYRTLE Hangouts are presented at no cost. If you find the information useful, consider the Pay What You Want business model Ol’ Myrt employs: http://blog.dearmyrtle.com/2015/03/hangouts-pay-what-you-want.html

HOW Now everyone can log in to VIEW and COMMENT on DearMYRTLE Hangouts. YUP! Log in with your Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, email or G+ account. You’ll only need a G+ if you wish to JOIN the panel as an “official” participant. VIEW and post COMMENTS before and during each hangout. The comments are right there with the video now that we’re hosting them at: http://hangouts.DearMYRTLE.com

We open the “green room” 15 minutes early for those considering joining the filmstrip panel as an official “participant”. We may even “scramble” to mix up the conversation a bit with new panelists. If you’d like to test out your microphone and webcam be sure to arrive for the green room.

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DearMYRTLE and Cousin Russ recognize the United Nations’ International Decade for People of African Descent 2015-2024. We reach out to _all_ regardless of race, color, creed or national origin with support for researching family and documenting cultural inheritance. http://www.un.org/en/events/africandescentdecade/ 

AFTER the hangout we continue the conversation over on http://bit.ly/DearMYRTLEonGoogle

ARCHIVED VERSION If you miss the live events, catch the archived version at your convenience. It’s usually available within the hour after the *live* recording has concluded. http://hangouts.DearMYRTLE.com


MONDAYS WITH MYRT (90 minutes) 2 Oct 2017 Register here.Practical, down-to-earth advice for family historians. We talk about everything that’s come across our genea-desks in the past week. Powerful breakthroughs happen during our live hangouts. Catch the rebroadcast here, along with all the links we mention. Noon Eastern US (New York), 11am Central US (Chicago), 10am Mountain US (Denver, Salt Lake City), 9am Pacific US (Los Angeles)

GenDoc 4 STUDY GROUP (60 minutes) Wednesday, 4 Oct 2017 – Register here.Chapter 4 – “Assembling Components into Clear Citations” from Thomas W. Jones’ Mastering Genealogical DocumentationNoon Eastern US (New York), 11am Central US (Chicago), 10am Mountain US (Denver, Salt Lake City), 9am Pacific US (Los Angeles)

WACKY WEDNESDAY (60 minutes) Wednesday, 4 Oct 2017 – Register here. Watermarks and Source Labels: How to insert on Digital Images. 9pm Eastern US (New York), 8pm Central US (Chicago), 7pm Mountain US (Denver, Salt Lake City), 6pm Pacific US (Los Angeles).

MONDAYS WITH MYRT (90 minutes) 9 Oct 2017 – Register here.  Practical, down-to-earth advice for family historians. We talk about everything that’s come across our genea-desks in the past week. Powerful breakthroughs happen during our live hangouts. Catch the rebroadcast here, along with all the links we mentionNoon Eastern US (New York), 11am Central US (Chicago), 10am Mountain US (Denver, Salt Lake City), 9am Pacific US (Los Angeles)

GenDoc 5 STUDY GROUP (60 minutes) Wednesday, 11 Oct 2017 – Register here.Chapter 5 – “Capitalization, Italics, Punctuation and Other Citation Subtleties” from Thomas W. Jones’ Mastering Genealogical DocumentationNoon Eastern US (New York), 11am Central US (Chicago), 10am Mountain US (Denver, Salt Lake City), 9am Pacific US (Los Angeles)

WACKY WEDNESDAY (60 minutes) Wednesday, 11 Oct 2017 – Register here.Topic to be announced based on our conversation during this week’s Mondays with Myrt9pm Eastern US (New York), 8pm Central US (Chicago), 7pm Mountain US (Denver, Salt Lake City), 6pm Pacific US (Los Angeles)

GENEALOGY GAME NIGHT(60 minutes) Saturday, 14 Oct 2017 – Register here.This is your chance to practice using your headset mic and web cam while we play Who’s In My Line? There will be prizes! 9pm Eastern US (New York), 8pm Central US (Chicago), 7pm Mountain US (Denver, Salt Lake City), 6pm Pacific US (Los Angeles)

MONDAYS WITH MYRT (90 minutes) 16 Oct 2017 – Register here. Practical, down-to-earth advice for family historians. We talk about everything that’s come across our genea-desks in the past week. Powerful breakthroughs happen during our live hangouts. Catch the rebroadcast here, along with all the links we mentionNoon Eastern US (New York), 11am Central US (Chicago), 10am Mountain US (Denver, Salt Lake City), 9am Pacific US (Los Angeles)

GenDoc 6STUDY GROUP (60 minutes) Wednesday, 18 Oct 2017 – Register here.Chapter 6 – “Determining a Source’s Publication Status” from Thomas W. Jones’ Mastering Genealogical Documentation. Noon Eastern US (New York), 11am Central US (Chicago), 10am Mountain US (Denver, Salt Lake City), 9am Pacific US (Los Angeles)

DNAGen STUDY GROUP (60 minutes) Wednesday, 18 Oct 2017 – Register here. Read in advance and complete the homework at the end of Chapter 10 “Conclusion” in Genetic Genealogy in Practice by Blaine T. Bettinger and Debbie Parker Wayne. Now also available in Kindle format. 9pm Eastern US (New York), 8pm Central US (Chicago), 7pm Mountain US (Denver, Salt Lake City), 6pm Pacific US (Los Angeles). You must attend the live hangout as this session cannot be recorded due to copyright issues.

MONDAYS WITH MYRT (90 minutes) 23 Oct 2017 – Register here.Practical, down-to-earth advice for family historians. We talk about everything that’s come across our genea-desks in the past week. Powerful breakthroughs happen during our live hangouts. Catch the rebroadcast here, along with all the links we mention. Noon Eastern US (New York), 11am Central US (Chicago), 10am Mountain US (Denver, Salt Lake City), 9am Pacific US (Los Angeles)

GenDoc 7 STUDY GROUP (60 minutes) Wednesday, 25 Oct 2017 – Register here.Chapter 7 – “Issues in Citing Source Titles, Descriptions or Both” from Thomas W. Jones’ Mastering Genealogical Documentation. Noon Eastern US (New York), 11am Central US (Chicago), 10am Mountain US (Denver, Salt Lake City), 9am Pacific US (Los Angeles)

THE ARCHIVE LADY (60 minutes) Wednesday, 25 Oct 2017 – Register here. We visit with Melissa LeMaster Barker, a professional county archivist. 9pm Eastern US (New York), 8pm Central US (Chicago), 7pm Mountain US (Denver, Salt Lake City), 6pm Pacific US (Los Angeles)

MONDAYS WITH MYRT (90 minutes) 30 Oct 2017 Halloween Party – Wear a costume! – Register here.Practical, down-to-earth advice for family historians. We talk about everything that’s come across our genea-desks in the past week. Powerful breakthroughs happen during our live hangouts. Catch the rebroadcast here, along with all the links we mention. Noon Eastern US (New York), 11am Central US (Chicago), 10am Mountain US (Denver, Salt Lake City), 9am Pacific US (Los Angeles).


 

Register: September DearMYRTLE Hangouts

Before Ol’ Myrt here left for the 2017 Federation of Genealogical Society’s annual conference, she made sure to schedule and post pages for September genealogy hangouts. You’ll notice the usual Mondays with Myrt, WACKY Wednesday, Genealogy Game Night, DNAgen Study Group and The Archive Lady hangouts.

New this month is the debut of the much anticipated Norwegian Genealogy Study Group with Liv Birgit Christensen, a resident of Norway who really knows her stuff. We also begin our study of Thomas W. Jone’s newest book, Mastering Genealogical Documentation.

GenDoc STUDY GROUP 1 (60 minutes) Wednesday, 13 Sept 2017 
Chapter 1 – “The Purpose and Nature of Genealogical Documentation” from Thomas W. Jones’ Mastering Genealogical DocumentationNoon Eastern US (New York), 11am Central US (Chicago), 10am Mountain US (Denver, Salt Lake City), 9am Pacific US (Los Angeles).

WACKY WEDNESDAY (60 minutes)
Wednesday, 13 Sept 2017 This will be in Lieu of the Mondays with Myrt hangouts we miss earlier in the month while Ol’ Myrt is traveling. 9pm Eastern US (New York), 8pm Central US (Chicago), 7pm Mountain US (Denver, Salt Lake City), 6pm Pacific US (Los Angeles).

GENEALOGY GAME NIGHT(60 minutes) Saturday, 16 Sept 2017 A chance to practice using your headset mic and web cam. 9pm Eastern US (New York), 8pm Central US (Chicago), 7pm Mountain US (Denver, Salt Lake City), 6pm Pacific US (Los Angeles).

MONDAYS WITH MYRT (90 minutes) 18 Sept 2017 Noon Eastern US (New York), 11am Central US (Chicago), 10am Mountain US (Denver, Salt Lake City), 9am Pacific US (Los Angeles).

NORWEGIAN GENEALOGY 1 (60 minutes) with Liv Birgit Christensen Tuesday, 19 Sept 2017 Noon Eastern US (New York), 11am Central US (Chicago), 10am Mountain US (Denver, Salt Lake City), 9am Pacific US (Los Angeles).

GenDoc STUDY GROUP (60 minutes) Wednesday, 20 Sept 2017 Chapter 2 – “Noncitation Aspects of Genealogical Documentation” from Thomas W. Jones’ Mastering Genealogical DocumentationNoon Eastern US (New York), 11am Central US (Chicago), 10am Mountain US (Denver, Salt Lake City), 9am Pacific US (Los Angeles).

DNAGen STUDY GROUP (60 minutes) Wednesday, 20 Sept 2017 Read in advance and complete the homework at the end of Chapter 8 “Incorporating DNA Evidence in a Written Conclusion” in Genetic Genealogy in Practice by Blaine T. Bettinger and Debbie Parker Wayne. Now also available in Kindle format. You must attend this hangout live as it will not be available for access later, due to copyright restrictions.
9pm Eastern US (New York), 8pm Central US (Chicago), 7pm Mountain US (Denver, Salt Lake City), 6pm Pacific US (Los Angeles).

MONDAYS WITH MYRT (90 minutes) Monday, 25 Sept 2017 Noon Eastern US (New York), 11am Central US (Chicago), 10am Mountain US (Denver, Salt Lake City), 9am Pacific US (Los Angeles).

NORWEGIAN GENEALOGY 2 (60 minutes) with Liv Birgit Christensen Tuesday, 26 Sept 2017 Noon Eastern US (New York), 11am Central US (Chicago), 10am Mountain US (Denver, Salt Lake City), 9am Pacific US (Los Angeles).

GenDoc STUDY GROUP (60 minutes) Wednesday, 27 Sept 2017 Chapter 3 – “Citation Settings, Forms and Shortcuts” from Thomas W. Jones’ Mastering Genealogical Documentation Noon Eastern US (New York), 11am Central US (Chicago), 10am Mountain US (Denver, Salt Lake City), 9am Pacific US (Los Angeles).

THE ARCHIVE LADY (60 minutes) Wednesday, 27 Sept 2017 9pm Eastern US (New York), 8pm Central US (Chicago), 7pm Mountain US (Denver, Salt Lake City), 6pm Pacific US (Los Angeles).