Saturday, August 31, 2013
Advanced Swedish Genealogy Seminar at the Oakland FamilySearch Library
• Swedish church records online at ArkivDigital (for which the library has a subscription), taught by Kathy Meade, the North American representative for ArkivDigital
• DIS (Computer Genealogy Society of Sweden) family tree database and EmiWeb (Web archive covering migration to and from Scandinavia), taught by Charlotte Börjesson, DIS board member
• Swedish emigration history and Lantmäteriet (Swedish mapping, cadastral, and land registration authority), taught by Anna-Lena Hultman, emigration expert who helped develop the Emibas CD (predecessor of EmiWeb)
• other Swedish online resources and CD's, taught by Anneli Andersson, from the Melleruds Museum and Genealogy Archive
The speakers are part of SwedGen, a group that does genealogy presentations in the U.S. to Swedish Americans researching family history.
The library computers and subscription databases will be available during a lunch break. There is no charge for the seminar, but preregistration is required, and there is still room. To register, send a message to firstname.lastname@example.org with "SwedGen" as the subject.
The seminar will be held at the Oakland FamilySearch Library, 4766 Lincoln Avenue, Oakland, California. A flyer for the seminar is available.
Warning: This seminar is intended for experienced Swedish genealogists, not beginners. You will have problems keeping up if you have not done much Swedish research before.