Tuesday, 10 June 2014

Forthcoming National Library of Scotland events

Two forthcoming events at the National Library of Scotland (www.nls.uk) that may be of interest to those getting under way with family history research:

Behind the scenes tour
Only a few places left!
Join us for a behind the scenes tour of the Library and learn more about the Library's Polish collections.

The tour includes a visit to the reading rooms and to one of the stack floors where we store some of our 16 million print items. There will also be a small display showcasing the range of Polish material we hold in our collections.

Friday 20 June
10.00, 14.00 and 16.00

Saturday 28 June
10.00 and 11.30

Free, but you need to book via http://www.nls.uk/events

Discovering family history
Thursday 10 July, 10 am

Find out about the range of resources that the Library holds to help you with your family history research.

The workshop includes some practical information on how to become a reader and using the reading rooms.

Free, but you need to book via http://www.nls.uk/events/readers-workshops


Now available for UK research is the new second edition of the best selling Tracing Your Family History on the Internet: A Guide for Family Historians, whilst my new book British and Irish Newspapers is also now out. And FindmyPast - please reinstate the original Scottish census citations on your new site.

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