13 Jun

Online Newspapers for Genealogy Research

Tuesday, June 13, 2017 -
12:00pm to 1:00pm
Presenter: 
Janeen Bjork
Event Location: 
Learning Center, 3rd floor, Alexander Hamilton U.S. Custom House at One Bowling Green, NY, NY.
Event Sponsor: 
The National Archives at New York City

Janeen Bjork, genealogist and professional researcher will share her methodology for locating hard to find newspaper items, including an overview of researching records using OCR, optical character recognition technology that allows newspapers to be indexed and searched online, favorite newspaper websites, and examples of stories that take extra effort to uncover.

The program is free and open to the public. If you would like to attend, register via newyork.archives@nara.gov or 866-840-1752 to reserve a space.