Finding your roots
This workshop will delve into the tools available for genealogical research and how to use them (not just the online sites, but also the content sitting in official archives and in our own libraries). It will guide the delegate in interpreting genealogical resources and understanding the issues involved in genealogical research. Delegates will getting started with a family tree and explore the digitization of historical documents for effective information retrieval on family historical roots.
Developing collections – from the basics to the budget
With the spotlight on library collections, it is imperative to ensure correct collections for the community you serve. This workshop wil touch on, amongst other, what to consider when developing collections, managing budgets and budget allocations, selection criteria and evaluation of collections.