How to quickly learn everything there is to know about a very specific historical topic

Janice Nickerson
Mar 8, 2024
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Introduction
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Where to Find Dissertations
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Search Tips
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Example Topics
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About this webinar

What if I told you there was an easy way to identify every published book, article or essay, and every unpublished manuscript pertaining to your ancestor’s home town, or occupation, or religious group? Would you be interested? Of course you would. But very few genealogists ever use it. The answer: Academic Theses. This mini-class will show you how to find academic theses that will turbo-charge your family history research.

About the speaker

About the speaker

Professional genealogist Janice Nickerson loves a good challenge whether it’s identifying elusive ancestors, tracking disappearing descendants or telling richer family stories. In addition to helping her private clients discover the richness of th
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  1. FD
    Frances Dielmann
    3 weeks ago

    Great webinar! Thank you.

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  2. JH
    Janet Hedges
    3 months ago

    this is fabulous guidance! there are so many things I want to learn about from various ancestor’s lives and this approach will help immensely. the search queries are already forming in my mind….

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  3. FH
    FayeAnne Hunt
    4 months ago

    This information was invaluable to me. It will be a great help in getting out of my slump. Thank you for sharing.

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  4. KS
    Kathy Sheridan
    4 months ago

    Thank you! This is just what I wanted!

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  5. BK
    Brian Kelly
    4 months ago

    I am going to have to try your technique in my research. Lots of useful information and those links will be invaluable..Now to download the syllabus for reference.

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  6. BE
    Beverly E. Field
    4 months ago

    Wow! You have just shared the most valuable tool in my research kit since DNA hit the scene. At 80, some of my outdated methods just haven’t given me the answers I wanted about a specific individual ancestor in a specific place. This of course is frustrating. Now I have a wide open road filled with hope.

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