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Day Course

This category contains the day courses organised by SAG

05 August 2017
  • Day Course - Saturday 05 August 2017 10:30am - 03:30pm
    Introduction to building your research skills

    Location: State Archives, 161 O'Connell Street Kingswood (more information here)

    This is a joint event with the Royal Australian Historical Society

    Presenters: Martyn Killion, Terry Kass, Naomi Perry and Christine Yeats   Bookings essential: $55

    Download the program for the day here. Agenda: Searching State Archives’ website and online indexes; Getting to know the LPI (Land, Property & Information) kiosks in the State Archives Reading Room; Research ethics and the online environment; Tips on organising your research.

    **Registrations are closed on the SAG site. All bookings are now being taken by the Royal Australian Historical Society. Book HERE.

02 September 2017
  • Day Course - Saturday 02 September 2017 10:00am - 03:00pm
    Mobile tech Focus Day - Cloud and mobile technology

    Location: Richmond Villa, 120 Kent Street Sydney (more information here)

    Presenter: Michelle Patient   Bookings essential: $45 members, $70 non-members

    Feeling behind the technology eight ball as more and more family history tools rely on cloud and mobile technology? Michelle Patient's Mobile Tech Day will help remove some of the unknowns and give you some ideas about how to make the most of these useful tools. Bring along your mobile device to be part of the Q&A session to be held during the day. The day is aimed at Tablet and iPad users as well as those using iPhone or Android phones.

    Morning tea provided. BYO lunch.

05 October 2017
  • Day Course - Thursday 05 October 2017 10:00am - 03:00pm
    Maps Focus Day

    Location: Richmond Villa, 120 Kent Street Sydney (more information here)

    Presenters: Jeff Madsen, City of Sydney Archives   Bookings essential: $45 members, $70 non-members

    This day is all about how to use maps in your family history – from where to find them, copyright issues, the best format to use, how to insert them into your documents, analysing the evidence on maps, how to cite them and much more!

    Morning and afternoon tea provided. BYO lunch.