Uncover Your Family’s Story Using the Periodical Source Index (PERSI)

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Uncover Your Family’s Story Using the Periodical Source Index (PERSI)

Learn about the free PERSI index from the Genealogy Center presented by Allen County Public Library librarian Elizabeth Hodges.

By California Genealogical Society

When and where

Date and time

Starts on Saturday, April 29 · 10am PDT

Location

Online

Refund Policy

No Refunds

About this event

  • 1 hour
  • Mobile eTicket

Uncover Your Family’s Story Using the Periodical Source Index (PERSI)

ONLINE

April 29 10 AM PDT

Presented by 

Elizabeth Hodges

 

The event is presented online via Zoom

Recently made free to the public, the Periodical Source Index (PERSI) is the premier subject index for genealogy and local history periodicals, and is produced by the staff of The Genealogy Center at Allen County Public Library. Join Genealogy Center senior librarian Elizabeth Hodges to learn how to make PERSI your new favorite tool in your family history tool box!

www.GenealogyCenter.org Genealogy@ACPL.Info – (260)421-1225

The event will take place via Zoom. If you join, please sign in early to make sure you are able to see the program.  We will send you instructions the night before, and a reminder shortly before the event, which will give you access. Our remote classes now have live closed captioning. When registering, use an email address you will be checking. Please note all times are Pacific Time

You do not have to have a Zoom account to attend a Zoom meeting. You will be prompted to download the software, once you have clicked on the link that you have been provided. You may also wish to create an account, but that is not required to participate in a Zoom meeting.

This event is presented live. Some events may be recorded for CGS use.

See you online!

REGISTRATION INFORMATION:

Pre-registration is required. Class size is limited so register early to confirm your spot.

CGS members enjoy reduced admission, $10.00*.

Non-member admission fee is $15.00*.

You can purchase a $45 one-year CGS Basic membership when you check out. To sign up for other membership options go to our web page: CGS Membership application

PAYMENT OPTIONS:

Credit card payments will be processed by Eventbrite.

 

About the organizer

Our library is open for visits from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Wednesday – Friday. Visitors must register in advance. However, CGS members may visit on Friday without registering, as part of a new trial program. We have updated our CGS Covid Information to reflect new county standards.

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 Connecting people to their diverse family heritage

Whether you have Gold Rush ancestors or have no family connection to California, you will find extensive support for your genealogy research at the California Genealogical Society (CGS) in Oakland. The society offers research services, online indexes and databases, and a research library housing over 38,000 reference materials from California, the United States, and around the world. CGS is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit corporation. The library is conveniently located in Uptown Oakland, one block north of the Paramount Theatre, at 2201 Broadway, Suite LL2. We are three blocks from the 19th Street BART Station.

Phone: (510) 663-1358 

Non-Discrimination Statement

The goal of the California Genealogical Society is to connect people to their family heritage and to promote a spirit of diversity and inclusivity for our members and patrons. The California Genealogical Society does not tolerate discrimination in any form. 

   

Courtesy Request

In order to maintain a welcoming and healthy environment, please refrain from using scented products at CGS events or in the library.

Photography Notice

California Genealogical Society (CGS) may take photographs, audio recordings, and video footage in our library, classrooms or events for historical records or publicity purposes.  If you do not want to be photographed or filmed, it is the individual’s responsibility to 'opt out' by notifying the event leader or photographer at the event.

$10 – $15