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  • Unveiling Roots: Navigating African American Genealogy Research

    Date: Thursday, February 22, 2024
    Time: 2:00pm - 3:00pm
    Location: Online - At Your Computer

    Delve into the fascinating world of genealogy research specifically tailored to uncover the stories and connections that make up the tapestry of African American heritage. In this webinar, we will guide you through essential techniques, resources, and strategies to navigate the often intricate and complex paths of African American genealogy.
    Key Topics Include:
    Overcoming Challenges: Explore the historical obstacles and unique challenges that may arise when researching African American genealogy, such as the impact of slavery, record gaps, and migration patterns.
    Effective Research Methods: Learn proven methodologies and specialized research techniques to trace your roots back through generations, including the use of census records, vital records, and oral history.
    Online Resources and Archives: Navigate the wealth of online databases, archives, and resources that can be used for African American genealogy research, ensuring you have the tools needed to uncover your family's past. We will prioritize HeritageQuest, digitized newspapers, the Digital Library on American Slavery, and the DigitalNC collection.

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  • Support Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Initiatives with Gale Literature Resource Center

    Date: Thursday, February 22, 2024
    Time: 2:00pm - 2:30pm
    Location: Online - At Your Computer

    This webinar will provide valuable insights and practical strategies for leveraging the power of Gale Literature Resource Center in promoting diversity, equity, and inclusion within K12 curriculum and Public Library programming. We will explore how this comprehensive resource can be utilized to foster and celebrate diverse voices, and facilitate critical conversations around race, gender, disabilities, and more. Participants will gain a deeper understanding of the platform's features, such as its extensive coverage of diverse literature, author biographies, critical essays, and powerful research tools.

    By attending this webinar, educators, librarians, and other learning community leaders will gain the necessary tools and knowledge to actively contribute to creating a more inclusive and equitable learning environment.

    Register to attend or receive a link to the recording here.

  • Empowering Classroom Creativity with Generate AI in Adobe Express

    Date: Thursday, February 22, 2024
    Time: 2:00pm - 3:00pm
    Location: Online - At Your Computer

    "In this 1-hour session, participants will discover the exciting possibilities of Generative AI in Adobe Express, focusing on text-to-image and text effects. They will explore the benefits of using Generative AI in the classroom and engage in hands-on activities to unleash their creativity.

    The final activity will challenge participants to create a captivating poster for a school subject or any topic of their choice using the power of Generative AI."

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