The Merrian Webster Dictionary defines it as:
1) an account of the descent of a person, family, or group from an ancestor or from older forms
2) regular descent of a person, family, or group of organisms from a progenitor
3) the study of family ancestral lines
4) an account of the origin and historical development of something
This research guide will help to meet the following objectives:
TMCC Research Guides will assist you with your research and documenting and writing your family history:
Due to COVID-19 our campus has temporarily closed. As a result the TMCC Library Open Genealogy is now meeting each week online via a live feed webinar format. If you would like to attend the Open Genealogy Lab by logging in from home, please contact Suzanne Malek at firstname.lastname@example.org. Thank you.
TMCC Library Open Genealogy Lab
Come in and learn new research techniques, hear guest speakers, collaborate and have fun while building your family tree. Please see the links below to read a variety of articles that have been published regarding our Open Genealogy Lab.
Looking for a guest speaker?
Click here to see a list of the TMCC Experts List
Past TMCC Library Open Genealogy Lab guest speaker presentations are now available on the TMCC YouTube Channel!
Below are links to newspaper and magazine articles about the TMCC Library Open Genealogy Lab:
List of Upcoming Guest Speakers at the TMCC Library Open Genealogy Lab:
Friday, Nov. 6 - Jake Mangum, Librarian UNT Libraries - Using the Texas Portal
Friday, Nov 13 - Kori Tueller- AZ State Archives/State of AZ Research Library
Friday, Nov 20 - Chris Garmire, CA State Archives
Friday, Nov 27 - Campus closed for holiday
Friday, Dec 4 - Jonathan Dickey - Searching For Your Early Virginia Ancestors: The Jamestowne Story
Friday, Dec 11 - Cathy Wallace - Representative from Billion Graves
Friday, Dec 18 - Open Genealogy Lab Year End Gathering
Friday, Dec 25 - Campus closed for holiday
Friday, Jan 1 - Campus closed for holiday