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Focused Research: Using Research Plans

  • 9 May 2022
  • 7:00 PM
  • Webinar


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Focused Research: Using Research Plans

***Note*** CGS will vote on the proposed amendments to the Constitution at the beginning of the May webinar (before our speaker), which constitutes the regular May meeting (May 9, 2022). To accommodate this, the meeting will begin at 6:45, with the vote at 7 or shortly thereafter. If you wish to vote on the Constitution amendments, please make sure to sign up for the May meeting.

Do you feel like your research just goes in circles, that you keep finding the same information, or you have brick walls you can't solve? Being focused in your research will bring better results. This can be done by using research plans. I will explain how to create and use a research plan to help keep you on focus in your research and get better results

Our speaker, Lisa S. Gorrell is a Certified Genealogist®, who is graduate of the ProGen program and an alumnus of the following many genealogical institutes. She teaches genealogy courses and lectures to societies. She is also a founding member of the new Applied Genealogy Institute. She has served on the boards of local genealogical societies and is currently the recording secretary with the Contra Costa Historical Society. She volunteers with the historical society at their archives in Martinez. She enjoys giving genealogy presentations and writing about her family on two blogs: “Mam-ma’s Southern Family” and “My Trails into the Past” She has also written a three-generation family history about her husband’s Swedish ancestors

This webinar will be recorded and posted along with the handout for 30 days after the event in the members only section of the CGS website.  

Registration is required via the Chicago Genealogical Society website under Events. Registration will close 1 hour prior to the event. The meet-up will take place virtually via ZOOM. All people registered will receive an email the morning of the event with log-in instructions and a link. This information is not to be shared.

Chicago Genealogical Society is a 501(c)3 non-profit organization.  Address: PO Box 1160, Chicago, IL  60690-1160

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