An introductory overview to the benefits of using maps as tools for learning more about locating where your ancestors lived in the United States. Participants will learn how to navigate the Alvin Sherman Library's Digital Sanborn Maps collection from ProQuest, Google Earth and Google Maps. In addition, learn more about free online map resources such as Bureau of Land Management General Land Office Records; U.S. Board on Geographic Names, USGS; David Rumsey Map Collection; and other online collections.
Presenter: Nora Quinlan, Director of Reference and Instructional Library Services, Alvin Sherman Library, Nova Southeastern University.
12:00 Noon to 4:00 pm
Alvin Sherman Library, NSU - 2nd Floor,
Open Lab 12-1:15 pm - Computer Lab A
General meeting 1:30pm - Room 2053
Program begins at 2:00pm - Room 2053
African American SIG will meet on January the 8th at 3:30pm
Parking $1.00/hour - first floor of parking garage.