The Allen County Public Library in Fort Wayne will hold a free class, "Researching Indiana Digital Collections,” on Wednesday, December 11 at 2:30 pm in the library's Meeting Room C. Melissa Shimkus will provide an overview of the resources you can find in various Hoosier digital collections. These online repositories are critical for those researching Indiana families and history. The class is free and open to the public - to register, call (260) 421-1225 or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org.
This class is part of the library's "WinterTech" series, which are held the second Wednesday of the month from November through February, to coincide with the Allen County Genealogical Society of Indiana's monthly meeting. Future WinterTech classes will include "Net Treats" on Wednesday, January 8, 2014 and “Apps & Programs for Genealogy” on Wednesday, February 12, 2014. For more information on the upcoming classes, please see the WinterTech brochure at http://www.genealogycenter.org/Libraries/2013_Brochures/WinterTech.sflb.ashx.
WinterTech classes will also include "Basics of Adobe Elements Workshop," a 4-part series being held on Mondays in February from 6 to 7 pm in the Computer Classroom. This hands-on class has limited seating, so register early.