This streaming video presentation is offered free of charge as a service to the genealogical community.
SCGS members will be able to watch archived versions of the webcast at their leisure on the SCGS website at www.scgsgenealogy.com. The recordings will be available by the end of June.
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We often think that the microfilm copies of records, or the publish transcriptions, are the same as, or as good as, the actual records. But it just isn't so! Even microfilms are usually made from copies of the originals. However, there is hope as this lecture reveals the differences between copies and the acual document, as well as what to do to make sure you are using the best possible records for your research
Kory L. Meyerink, AG, FUGA, is a manager at ProGenealogists in Salt Lake City. He formerly held positions with Ancestry.com and the Family History Library. He is past president of UGA, founder of the Salt Lake Institute of Genealogy, a nationally known speaker, editor of Printed Sources, and adjunct faculty for BUY and San Jose State University.