03 June 2012

Jamboree: Take a Test Drive in the Tech Zone

A popular event at the past Jamborees has been our Tech Zone. Here's a place where you can test-drive many paid databases. You can also try a new search technique or resource that you've just learned about in a session.

For 2012, the Tech Zone will be found in Room 129 in the High-Tech Hallway, which is located inside the East Tower of the Marriott, directly across the hall from the elevators and workout room. Look for signs.

Jay Holladay and his band of geeks techs will help.

These databases and websites will be available for your use:

Ancestry Library Edition
HeritageQuest Online
NEHGS/American Ancestry
ProQuest Obituaries
VitalSearch California
World Vital Records

Plus the following databases from the ProQuest Trial Site
- African American Biographical Database
- African American Heritage
- Historic Map Works
- Proquest Civil War Era
- Proquest Historical Newspapers (17 databases)

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