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REGISTER TODAY for this NEW Audio Conference with exper Kenneth Aitken!!

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Library Programming for Genealogy Patrons 
Instructor: 
Kenneth Aitken, Former local history and genealogy librarian at Regina
Public Library. 

As the popularity of genealogy continues unabated into its 3oth year in
our communities, Libraries are feeling increased pressure to offer
programs to support their resources. Attendance at genealogy programs
continues to grow while the numbers of patrons using some collections
declines. Genealogy programming provides the personal touch needed to
bring back patrons to your library. 

When 
4 PM Atlantic  
Tuesday, April 11th, 2006
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Click date to REGISTER ON-LINE TODAY! 

The Benefits 

* Gain a clearer sense of programming variables
* Discover genealogy patron needs that you can meet easily from staff
strengths
* Learn about programming partnership opportunities and programming
resources on the internet.
* Find simple promotional ideas that reach genealogists in your
community. 

Who Should Participate? 

Public librarians, librarians serving seniors, library program planners.


Key Topics You Will Explore 

* Why your library needs to do programming for genealogists
* Understanding the Genealogiical Research Process: a brief review
* Programmimg issues to sort out:
1. Multi-session course or stand alone presentation
2. Lecture or workshop format
3. The pros and cons of giving assignments
4. The librarian as educator
5. Using specialists from the genealogy community
* Co-operative Programming with local historical and genealogical
societies
* Program topics
* Program promotion


Method of Instruction 

Audio conference with support materials. 

Fees 

Member: $48.00 + GST 
Non-Member: $68.00 + GST 


About The Presenter......

Ken Aitken is the local history and genealogy librarian at Regina Public
Library and is on the faculty of the National Institute for Genealogical
Studies. Ken has lectured at genealogy conferences from Ontario to BC,
as well as at the National Genealogical Society Conference and the
Brigham Young University Family History conference. Ken's memberships
include: the Association of Professional Genealogist, the National
Genealogical Society, and the College of Certified Saskatchewan
Genealogists. He is vice-president of the Genealogical Speakers Guild. 

Developed for the Education Institute by the Saskatchewan Library
Association. 

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