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Online newspapers: Trove and the British Newspaper Archive

When: Saturday, 5 August 2017 - 9.00 am - 12.30 pm

Where: Queensland Baptists Conference Centre, 53 Prospect Road, Gaythorne

Cost: $20.00 members and $30.00 non-members (includes morning tea)

Online newspapers: Trove and the British Newspaper Archive

Presenter/s: Sue Reid

Online newspapers: Trove and the British Newspaper Archive

Sue Reid is the Convenor of the Education Sub-Committee of QFHS. She is the author of a number of family history articles published in Australia and overseas. Read more>>>

Online newspapers: Trove and the British Newspaper Archive

Trove Digitised Newspapers—what is on the website? In this session, Sue will demonstrate how to navigate your way around the newspaper website, how to conduct searches, and some of the features available from the simple search screen.

Trove Digitised Newspapers—advanced techniques. This session will deal with advanced searching, hints on why you cannot find what you are looking for in the newspapers, name searching, and some tips on how to work around difficulties of optical character recognition.

The British Newspaper Archive. QFHS members can access the British Newspaper Archive at the QFHS Library and Resource Centre. Sue will show how to use this valuable resource for research in the United Kingdom both through the British Nespaper Archive website and findmypast.

 

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