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C A G G  Meetings
CAGG meetings are like mini-seminars and are usually held nine times a year, normally on the third Saturday of each month, with no meetings in July, August, or December. The meetings start at 9:30 a.m. and consist of a "main program" in the morning, software user's groups at 11:00 a.m.; lunch at noon and a Computer Fundamentals session starting at 1:00 p.m. until 2 p.m. The meetings are held at the:

Fairview Park Branch Library
21255 Lorain Road
Fairview Park, Ohio

Our Next Meeting is June 17th, 2017

Undiscovered Collections in Online Libraries
Amy Johnson Crow

Genealogy research online goes way beyond the databases at and Find hidden riches in online library collections and learn genealogy search strategies to target the collections relevant to your own family history. In this presentation, you'll discover the best resources and genealogy search strategies for finding new records online. Presenter Amy Johnson Crow will show you how to research online like a librarian, demonstrating successful searches in five online collections.
(pre-recorded webinar)
click here for HANDOUT


USER GROUPS: There will be three user groups for June.
Family Tree Maker - and - RootsMagic with TMG
and DNA


Afternoon Computer Fundamentals
Portable Tools for Scanning: Discussion and Demonstration.
Jean Hoffman
Going on the road for research? Visiting relatives? We'll look at some portable tools you can take along to scan documents, photos, heirlooms, and whatever you find. A Flip-Pal Scanner demonstration and smartphone APP will be included.



CAGG 2016-2017
September 17 am My Favorite Memory or Research Find, CAGG members
    pm Writing That Memory or Great Find, Jean Hoffman
October 15 am Genealogy Hacks: Tips & Tricks for Online Research, with Mary Jamba
    pm Finding "Hidden" Treasures Online, Jean Hoffman
November 19 am Ladies First: Finding Your Female Ancestors, Lisa Alzo (prerecorded)
    pm Research Starting from Scratch, Jean Hoffman
no meeting in December
January 21, 2017 am “Not Online” Doesn’t Mean Out of Reach, Chris Staats
    pm GEDCOM: What, Why, How, Jean Hoffman
February 18 am Fairview Library Tour: The Genealogy Collection, CAGG members
    pm Spreadsheets for Genealogists: Q & A, Steve Richardson
March 18 am Playing Nice In The Genealogy Sandbox, Thomas MacEntee
    pm USCIS Genealogy Website: Immigration & Naturalization [HANDOUT], Jean Hoffman
April 15 am Epitaphs and Icons: What You CAn Discover in the Graveyard, Mary Jamba
    pm What's New at Fold3, Jean Hoffman
May 20 am The History and Growth of the Cleveland Metropolitan Park District, John Dailey
    pm New Program GEDsite to create Web-ready Family History from GEDCOMs, Jean Hoffman
June 17 am Undiscovered Collections in Online Libraries, Amy Johnson Crow (webinar)
    pm Portable Tools for Scanning: Discussion and Demonstration (including Flip-Pal), Jean Hoffman
no meetings in July and August

Look at the CAGG Affilates Page

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