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Register Now for Free HeritageQuest and Digital Sanborn Maps Webinars

2014 September 10
by Katherine Adelberg

texshare databases imageIt’s time for TexShare libraries to mark their calendars for October ProQuest database training with trainer Jeff Cutler.  Register below for your choices from this series of HeritageQuest Online and Texas Digital Sanborn Maps webinar learning opportuntities.

HeritageQuest Online
Sessions (all start times are for Central time zone):
-Monday, 10/6, 10:00am
-Wednesday, 10/15, 11:00am
-Thursday, 10/23, 5:30pm
-Tuesday, 10/28, 12:00 Noon
Description: Discover the amazing history of you!  HeritageQuest Online delivers an essential collection of genealogical and historical sources, with coverage dating back to the 1700s, that can help people find their ancestors and discover a place’s past.  The collection included census data, genealogy and local history books, Revolutionary War records, Freedman’s bank records, and more.
Click here to register for a session

Texas Digital Sanborn Maps (1867-1970)
Sessions (all start times are for Central time zone):
-Monday, 10/6, 4:00pm
-Thursday, 10/16, 9:00am
-Wednesday, 10/29, 12:00 Noon
Description: Digital Sanborn Maps provide a wealth of information, such as building outline, size and shape, windows and doors, street and sidewalk widths, boundaries, and property numbers. Plans often include details on construction materials and building use; and also depict pipelines, railroads, wells, water mains, dumps, and other features likely to affect the property’s vulnerability to earthquake, fire, and flood. Learn about the ways in which Sanborn maps provide an unparalleled picture of historic life in American towns and cities.
Click here to register for a session

Questions about this training or TexShare in general?  Contact us at texshare@tsl.texas.gov or call (512) 463-5465.

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