Tips & Tricks for Researching in Australian Archives

Shauna Hicks
Nov 2, 2022
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About this webinar

This presentation explains how to search online archive catalogues for maximum results. Just one letter can mean that researchers will not find what they are looking for. Searching variant names and places is critical and numerous examples will allow researchers to search more effectively in Australian online archive catalogues.

About the speaker

About the speaker

Shauna Hicks has been tracing her own family history since 1977 and worked in government for over 35 years in Australian libraries and archives in Brisbane, Canberra and Melbourne. Since retiring from full time work, she has written numerous famil
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  1. PB
    Paul Brennan
    2 years ago

    Hi Shauna,
    I am new to Legacy & live in Melbourne. I found your webinar was very enlightening & has given me plenty of ideas & leads. Very much appreciated.

  2. AN
    Ann-Marie Nielsen-Wilkey
    2 years ago

    I thought todays Webinar was incredible. I am an Aussie myself and learned so much much this morning.

  3. DW
    Dianne Ward
    2 years ago

    Most informative. This webinar has given me so many ways to fully research sites that I have already looked at and found very little.

  4. NJ
    Neville Jones
    2 years ago

    As a Northern Territory-based remote researcher heavily reliant on digital resources, Shauna’s presentation indeed delivered some tips and tricks.

  5. RE
    Richard Edwards
    2 years ago

    Very clear presentation at a perfect pace – clear and helpful slides. Thank you very much

  6. JM
    Jenny Marsden
    2 years ago

    Shauna Hickd id always an amazing speaker. Very helpful webinar.

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    Steve Haynes
    2 years ago

    Been doing research a long time but still picked up some tips, thanks Shauna

  8. JF
    Jean Foster
    2 years ago

    Lots of good information about searching in the archives.


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