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Fridays@QFHS

Training Courses

The Education Sub-Committee organises a number of workshops and training courses on Fridays at the Library and Resource Centre, 58 Bellevue Avenue, Gaythorne. These sessions focus mainly on the different aspects of the Resources collections, but can include other related topics. Limited places available for each session, so bookings are essential.

For further information, or suggestions for training course topics, contact Education.

Cost per Workshop/Course

$11.00 Members    $15.00 Non-Members  

How to book for Fridays@QFHS 

Event/Presenter Date Limit

Using Directories for Research

Presenter: Chris Schuetz

Trade directories, post office directories, court directories, and almanacs from Australia and other countries contain a wealth of information. Come along and learn how to use the directories held by QFHS and other libraries, such as the State Library of Queensland.

Register Online

9 May 2014
10.00 am to 11.30 am
9

From Desktop to the Dark Web

Presenter: John Perryn and Dr Geoff Morgan

Beyond the reach of Google and Ancestry lie oceans of data awaiting your scrutiny. John and Geoff will lead you through a number of tools and techniques that will assist you to both broaden and focus your approach to finding hidden gems in the vast amount of data now available to the researcher.

Register Online

13 June 2014
10.00 am to 11.30 am
16

QFHS Electronic Resources

Presenter: Dr Geoff Morgan

This workshop will explore the collection of CDs held by the QFHS Library and Resource Centre. Learn how to find a CD of relevance to your research and how to globally search CDs from Archive Digital Books Australasia.

Register Online

11 July 2014
10.00 am to 11.30 am
9

Overlooked Resources at QFHS

Presenter: Ann Swain

Are you neglecting valuable resources at the QFHS Library and Resource Centre—information sources that are not available on general or subscription websites? This seminar will make you aware of these and ensure you have fewer brick walls.

Register Online

8 August 2014
10.00 am to 11.30 am
25

Australian Joint Copying Project

Presenter: Ann Swain

The Australian Joint Copying Project, begun in 1945 to copy Australasian material held in UK repositories, produced over 10,000 reels of microfilm records. This talk presents an overview of the AJCP and, through convict examples, illustrates material of interest to family historians in this valuable but under-utilised resource.

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10 October 2014
10.00 am to 11.30 am
25

Scottish Research: How to get started

Presenter: Chris Schuetz

Researching in Scotland is not difficult but it is a little different to other places, so it may help to have some pointers. Come along and join this course, led by an experienced researcher of Scottish records.

Register Online

14 November 2014
10.00 am - 11.30 am
25