RAHS/WEA Workshop – Getting to Know the New Look Trove
June 24 @ 11:00 am - 1:00 pm$32 – $35
This event is in partnership with WEA Sydney
Please Note: This seminar will be delivered remotely by Zoom.
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The upgraded Trove, the revolutionary free search engine created by the National Library of Australia, will be launched in late June 2020. Join Christine Yeats archivist, librarian and professional historian to learn more about navigating your way around the exciting new site. The focus of this presentation will be on strategies for making the best use of Trove’s ever expanding resources, in particular recently added content waiting to be discovered.
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.