Thursday, August 22, 2013

FGS 2013 Conference Blog Compendium

Even though I'm not at the Federation of Genealogical Societies (FGS) Conference this week, I'm enjoying "being virtually there" through the eyes, ears and voices of many genea-bloggers.


This is a compendium of blog posts by genea-bloggers attending the FGS Conference in Fort Wayne, Indiana.  Here is what I've found to date:

1)  Brenda Leyndyke on the Journey to the Past blog;

*  FamilySearch Treats Bloggers to Good Food and Good News (21 August 2013)
*  FGS Is In Full Swing (21 August 2013)
*  First Day Filled With News and Education at FGS 2013 (23 August 2013)
*  A Full Friday at FGS 2013 (24 August 2013)
*  Six Saturday Sessions Completes a Great FGS 2013 (24 August 2013)
*  FGS 2013 in Pictures (27 August 2013)

2)  Jennifer Holik on the Generations blog:

*  It's Time for FGS 2013!! (21 August 2013)

3)  Sandra Gardner-Benward on the Root Cellar Sacramento Genealogical Society blog:

*  Wednesday Workday - Library Day (20 August 2013)
*  Thursday Treasure Chest - Society Day at FGS Conference (21 August 2013)
*  Fridays Faces From the Past ---- FGS Conference (22 August 2013)
*  Saturday Shopping at FGS Conference (23 August 2013)
*  Sentimental Sunday - Final Day of FGS Conference in Fort Wayne, Indiana (24 August 2013)

4)  The Ancestry Insider blog:

*  For Librarians Only (21 August 2013)
*  New Family History Library Concepts, Director (21 August 2013).
*  #FGS2013 Community Trees: A Win-Win for Societies (21 August 2013)
*  #FGS2013 - Breaking Out of the Dog Pile (21 August 2013)
*  #FGS2013 - Survive and Thrive! (21 August 2013)
*  #FGS2013 How to Grow Your Society Through Social Media (21 August 2013)
*  Is Your Society Doing All It's Cracked Up to Be? (22 August 2013)
*  Uber Cool Family History Center of the Future Shown at #FGS2013 (22 August 2013)
*  #FGS2013 - Getting the Most Out of Newspapers (23 August 2013)
*  Lessons Learned From WDYTYA at #FGS2013 (24 August 2013)
*  #FGS2013 - Society Partnership Opportunities (27 August 2013)

5)  Laura Cosgrove Lorenzana on The Last Leaf on this Branch blog:

*  Tuesday's Tip - Collaboration and a Behind the Scenes Tour of ACPL at FGS2013 (21 August 2013)
*  Thankful Thursday - FGS 2013: The New "Buzzword" is Collaboration (22 August 2013)
*  Follow Friday - #FGS2013, A Plethora of People to Pursue (23 August 2013)
*  Tuesday Tip - FGS2013 Open Minds, Open Hearts, Open Doors (27 August 2013)

6)  Kay Haden on the Leaves of the Tree blog:

*  Hats Off to FamilySearch (21 August 2013)

7)  Judy Russell on The Legal Genealogist blog:

*  Methods to our Madness (21 August 2013)
*  The 21st Century Stuff at FGS (22 August 2013)
*  FGS 2013 at Home (23 August 2013)
*  A Genealogical Birthday Gift at FGS 2013 (24 August 2013)

8)  Amy Coffin on The We Tree Genealogy blog:


9)  Ruth Blair on The Passionate Genealogist blog.


10)  Diane Biddle on the Adventures in Brown County History & Genealogy blog.

*  Day One - FGS Conference (21 August 2013)
*  Day Two - FGS Conference (23 August 2013)
*  Day Three - FGS Conference (23 August 2013)
*  Day Four - FGS Conference (24 August 2013)

11) Cheri Daniels on the Journeys Past blog:

*  FGS Pre-Conference Events (20 August 2013)
*  FGS Day 1 - Officially (21 August 2013)
*  FGS Day 2! (22 August 2013)
*  FGS Day 3!  Caffeine I.V. Please! (23 August 2013)
*  #FGS2013 - That's a Wrap Folks! (24 August 2013)

12)  Dick Eastman on Eastman's Online Genealogy Newsletter:

*  Many New Announcements from FamilySearch (21 August 2013)
*  FGS Conference Plenary Session (21 August 2013)

13)  Cinamon Collins on the (Mis)Adventures of a Genealogist blog:

*  FGS 2013 - The Kickoff (22 August 2013)
*  FGS 2013 - A Recap (27 August 2013)

14)  Shannon Bennett on The Trials and Tribulations of a Self-Taught Family Historian blog:

*  FGS, Indiana, and My Trip So Far (22 August 2013)
*  Friday at FGS! (23 August 2013)

15)  Marian Burk Wood on the Climbing My Family Tree blog:

*  FGS Fun and Wabash Adventures (22 August 2013)
*  Friday FGS and ACPL Discoveries: The Mcclures of Donegal (23 August 2013)
*  Motivation Monday:  FGS + ACPL = New Ideas and Info (25 August 2013)

16)  Sandy on The Frugal Genealogist blog:

*  What Did You Learn Today?  (21 August 2013)
*  What Did We Learn Today?  Part II (22 August 2013)
*  The Virginia Reel is Alive and Well in Downtown Fort Wayne! (23 August 2013)

17)  Shelley Bishop on the A Sense of Family blog:

*  Researching 'Til You Drop in Fort Wayne (23 August 2013)

18)  Pam Warren on the Granny's Genealogy blog:

*  FGS Day One (21 August 2013)

19)  Wendy Malinowsky on the Our Lineage blog:

*  Federation of Genealogical Societies (FGS) Conference is Underway (21 August 2013)

20)  Angela Walton-Raji on the My Ancestor's Name blog.

*  FGS 2013 Unfolds - Fireworks and All! (23 August 2013)

21)  Diane Boumenot on the One Rhode Island Family blog:

*  A Visit to the Allen County Public Library Genealogy Center (24 August 2013)
*  The Federation of Genealogical Societies Conference 2013 (25 August 2013)

22)  Kimberly Nagy on the What's My Lineage blog:

*  Society Saturday - #FGS2013 (24 August 2013)

23)  Denise Levenick on The Family Curator blog:

*  Federation of Genealogical Societies Hits a Home Run With Fort Wayne FGS 2013 Conference (29 August 2013)

If you have written a blog post not on this list, or know of a blog post I've missed, please email me at rjseaver@cox.net and I'll add it to the list.

I will update this list on a regular basis, so please check back to see the latest updates.  Note that I am putting the post date on the items to help you determine what you haven't read yet.

Last updated:  30 August, 3 p.m. PDT.

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5 comments:

Jana Last said...

Thank you for putting this list together Randy!

Christine Smith said...

Thanks for the post!

Jana Last said...

Randy,

I want you to know that your blog post is listed in today’s Fab Finds post at http://janasgenealogyandfamilyhistory.blogspot.com/2013/08/follow-friday-fab-finds-for-august-23.html

Have a wonderful weekend!

Marian Burk Wood said...

Many thanks for compiling this list and for including my blog! What a wonderful conference. And what a wonderful library! This was my first visit to ACPL and my first FGS but not my last.

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