Today’s episode of Research Like a Pro is about genealogy education opportunities, including attending genealogy conferences like RootsTech. Our guest, Amberly Beck, talks about her first experience at RootsTech in Salt Lake City and how Tom Jones’ classes impacted her. She also shares about her experience speaking at RootsTech London and some of the classes she liked there. After recording the episode, Amberly shared a great thought with us. She said, “Sometimes we love researching so much that we don’t want to give up any of our research time to genealogy education. But every minute of research time we give up to learning, especially about genealogy methodology, we gain back ten-fold. We become much more effective and efficient researchers.” Join us for a fun discussion of learning opportunities for genealogists!
The Genealogy Girl – Amberly’s website and blog
How RootsTech and Thomas W. Jones Changed My Life by Amberly Beck at The Genealogy Girl
Certification Discussion Group – Sign up for next group
National Genealogical Society Quarterly (NGSQ)
NGS Family History Conference Audio Recordings
– Mastering Genealogical Proof by Thomas W. Jones, affiliate link to Amazon
– Evidence Explained by Elizabeth Shown Mills, affiliate link to Amazon
– Genealogy Standards, 2nd Edition by the Board for Certification of Genealogists, affiliate link to Amazon
– Elements of Genealogical Analysis by Robert Anderson at American Ancestors
– Ancestral Trails. The Complete Guide to British Genealogy and Family History, Second Edition, by Mark Herber, affiliate link to Amazon
Saving Precious Memories, One Photo at a Time – How I Do It by Amberly Beck at the Genealogy Girl
BCG “Ten Minute Methodology” Series at Board for Certification of Genealogists
– Amberly’s Twitter @genealogygirl_
RootsTech London Virtual Pass – includes the lecture “Tools for testing genealogical proofs” by Robert Anderson at RootsTech.org
Donny Osmond Keynote – RootsTech London
Kadeena Cox and Steve Rockwood keynote – RootsTech London – at RootsTech.org
3 Facts about Kadeena Cox British Paralympian currently training for Tokyo 2020, at RootsTech.org
Study Group – more information and email list
Research Like a Pro: A Genealogist’s Guide by Diana Elder with Nicole Dyer on Amazon.com
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