Who's Your Mob 2018

Who's Your Mob 2018

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If you're thinking about starting your family history search but aren't sure how or where to begin, Who's Your Mob? is the helping hand you need.

This free, four-part workshop series offers an easy introduction to the State Library of Queensland resources and information available for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander family research. Build your research skills and begin your journey in a friendly, culturally supportive space.

1 | Introduction to Indigenous Family History
Saturday 2 June, 10am–12noon
Learn how to initiate your family history research in this beginner’s session.

2 | Indigenous Family History: State Library collection highlights
Saturday 7 July, 10am–12noon
Explore the State Library of Queensland collection items that may assist with your family history search.

3 | Scanning your family photos
Saturday 4 August, 10am–12noon
Discover the importance of digitisation and understand the basic steps for keeping your precious family photos safe.

4 | Troving for Indigenous Family History
Saturday 1 September, 10am–12noon
Understand how you can get the most from the online platform Trove to progress your family history search.

Places are strictly limited to provide a hands-on, practical learning approach, so book fast to secure your spot.

To get the most from Who’s Your Mob? we recommend undertaking all four workshops as a singular series. Past participants of the introductory workshop are welcome to book into individual sessions to complete the series.

Venue:
kuril dhagun, level 1, State Library, Stanley Place, South Bank
Cost:
Free
More information:
kuril dhagun
(07)3842 9824
kuril.dhagun@slq.qld.gov.au

Program of events

Love at the library

Who's your mob? Valentine's Day special event

kuril dhagun, level 1, State Library
Starts 14th Feb 2018, 6pm - 8pm

Love at the Library features love stories from our archives, plus cheeky trivia and family history fun.

Tania Schafer presenting a workshop on finding family history resources at SLQ, 2017

Indigenous family history: SLQ collection highlights

kuril dhagun, level 1, State Library
Starts 3rd Mar 2018, 10am - 12pm

Discover the SLQ collections items that may assist with your family history.

Who's Your Mob scanning

Scanning your family photos

kuril dhagun, level 1, State Library
Starts 7th Apr 2018, 10am - 12pm

Discover the importance of digitisation and understand the basic steps to keep your precious family photos safe.

Tania Schafer presenting a workshop on finding family history resources at SLQ, 2017

Troving for Indigenous family history

kuril dhagun, level 1, State Library
Starts 5th May 2018, 10am - 12pm

Find out how to use the newspaper database Trove to effectively research your family history.

Who's Your Mob 2018

Part 1 - Introduction to Indigenous family history

kuril dhagun, level 1, State Library
Starts 2nd Jun 2018, 10am - 12pm

Learn how to initiate your family history research in this beginner's session.

Who's Your Mob 2018

Part 2 - State Library collection highlights

kuril dhagun, level 1, State Library
Starts 7th Jul 2018, 10am - 12pm

Explore the State Library of Queensland collection items that may assist with your Indigenous family history search.

Who's Your Mob 2018

Part 3 - Scanning your family photos

kuril dhagun, level 1, State Library
Starts 4th Aug 2018, 11am - 12:30pm

Discover the importance of digitisation and learn how to protect precious family photos.

Who's Your Mob 2018

Part 4 - Troving for Indigenous family history

kuril dhagun, level 1, State Library
Starts 1st Sep 2018, 10am - 12pm

Learn how to get the most from the online platform Trove to progress your family history search.

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