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Date

Oct 17 2020

Time

3:00 pm

Your Ancestor’s FAN Club: Using Cluster Research to Get Past Brick Walls

Saturday, October 17 – 3:00 PM
Presenter: Drew Smith
“Your Ancestor’s FAN Club: Using Cluster Research to Get Past Brick Walls”
Our ancestors were each surrounded by family, associates, and neighbors. By researching them, we discover additional records pointing to our own ancestors.
Drew Smith has been a librarian in the Academic Services department at the University of South Florida (USF) Tampa Library since 2007. Between 1994 and 2007, he was an instructor for the USF School of Library and Information Science (now the School of Information), where he taught undergraduate-level courses in library/Internet research skills and website design, and graduate-level courses in genealogical librarianship and indexing/abstracting. Prior to 1994, Drew worked for academic computing departments at USF and at Clemson University in South Carolina.

Drew regularly speaks at conferences and meetings of national, state, and local genealogy societies, especially on topics linking genealogy and technology. Together with George G. Morgan, Drew has been the co-host of The Genealogy Guys Podcast since September 2005. Beginning in 2016, he hosts the Genealogy Connections Podcast, which alternates weeks with The Genealogy Guys Podcast.
Your Ancestor’s FAN Club: Using Cluster Research to Get Past Brick Walls

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