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Connecting with Community: Lessons from Arizona Genealogy Day

May 12 @ 1:00 pm 2:00 pm MST

Please join the AzLA Professional Development Committee for the May webinar.

Program Description:

The Arizona State Library, Archives, and Public Records partnered with the Arizona Genealogical Advisory Board to host a free, virtual event, Arizona Genealogy Day, the last two years. Join our presentation on May 12th to learn:

-What we did and how we did it! You’ll get take-away tips, tasks, and timelines that kept us organized during all phases of production.
-Suggestions on how to highlight your genealogical and local history resources through presentations.
-Partner up! You’ll hear an overview of resources and opportunities to connect to the genealogical community in Arizona and beyond.
-How to get involved in Arizona Genealogy Day 2023.

We hope to see you there!

Presenter Bios:

Kori Tueller, MLIS, Assistant Administrator for the State of Arizona Research Library, has spent the last three years building relationships with the genealogical community. She has supervised the digitization of genealogically-valuable materials by FamilySearch volunteers, presented on the Research Library’s genealogical resources to genealogy societies and classes, and organized Arizona Genealogy Day with partners from the Arizona Genealogical Advisory Board. She enthusiastically connects researchers to resources any chance she gets!

Janelle Breedveld, MLIS, is the Federal Documents Librarian for the State of Arizona Research Library. In her role, Janelle manages the library’s federal documents collection, serves as Arizona’s regional coordinator for the Federal Depository Library Program, and supports the library’s Patent and Trademark Resource Center. Janelle enjoys presenting on federal documents topics, including genealogy, legislative history, and the U.S. Decennial Census.

Brittany Styles, MLIS, State Publications Librarian, has worked for the State of Arizona Research Library for 2 years. She maintains the collection of publications produced by Arizona government agencies from territorial days to present. She has worked in libraries for 9 years and received her Master of Library and Information Science from University of Arizona. She is excited to share what she has learned about how state publications can be a resource for genealogy research.

Linda McCleary, MLS, is a charter member of the Arizona Genealogical Advisory Board (1988), has held several offices and is currently AzGAB Historian. She worked with genealogical societies and public libraries in her role as Public Library Development consultant at the Arizona State Library before her retirement.


May 12
1:00 pm – 2:00 pm MST
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(928) 288-2011


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