Tuesday, July 31, 2018

Buffalo Gal Won't You Come Out to GRIP

Dessert on Opening Night
One of my favorite times of the year is GRIP, the Genealogical Research Institute of Pittsburgh, aka summer camp for genealogists. I have attended almost yearly since they began in 2012 and was thrilled last year to find out they were going "on the road" to Daemen College in Amherst, NY (outside of Buffalo and about 25 minutes from my mom's house.)

For the second year in a row, I'm taking Kimberly Powell's class, which this year is Tools & Strategies for Tackling Tough Research Problems. In addition to Kimberly, Angela Parker McGhie, Karen Stanbary, and Nancy Peters are teaching sessions.

Check-in day with an opening dinner was Sunday, July 29th and classes started yesterday. I'm looking forward to getting new ideas for my research and to help others at the library.

Back to Basic: July

July went quick! GRIP  went virtual! I attended (most) of the sessions in Documentation and then continued my citation work with my ProGen a...