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Digging Deeper into Trove: Gazettes, Journals, Diaries, Maps and People

November 20 @ 11:00 am - 1:00 pm

$32 – $35

This event is in partnership with WEA Sydney

Trove, the revolutionary free search engine created by the National Library of Australia, is a rich resource for students, academics, writers, genealogists and local historians. The resources now available, just a mouse click away, are rapidly expanding. The Gazettes, Journals, Diaries, Maps and People zones in particular have new content waiting to be discovered. Join Christine Yeats archivist, librarian and professional historian and discover how to make the best use of these important resources.

About the speaker:

Christine Yeats is the President of the Royal Australian Historical Society, President of the National Council of the Independent Scholars Association of Australia (ISAA) and the Chair of the NSW Chapter of ISAA. In addition, Christine convenes the Assessment Committee of The UNESCO Australian Memory of the World Register.

An archivist by profession, Christine is a researcher and professional historian with a particular interest in Australia’s colonial history. Her current research projects include Australia’s Romani, colonial women silk growers and the botanist Sarah Hynes.

Christine has contributed to a wide range of publications; spoken at national and international conferences and presents talks and workshops for local and family history groups across NSW.

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Details

Date:
November 20
Time:
11:00 am - 1:00 pm
Cost:
$32 – $35
Website:
https://www.weasydney.com.au/course/DDIT

Organiser

WEA
Phone:
(02) 9264 2781
Website:
https://www.weasydney.com.au

Venue

History House
133 Macquarie Street
Sydney, NSW 2000 Australia
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Phone:
(02) 9247 8001
Website:
www.rahs.org.au

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