PERSIbilities: Better Research with ACPL’s Periodical Source Index

This lecture will give the audience a look into Allen County Public Library’s PERSI, its history and partnership with Find My Past, tips and techniques for getting the most out of this valuable genealogical resource, and how societies can get involved.

  • History of PERSI – A brief overview of the project, how it came to be what it is today
  • How PERSI can benefit your research – Mini case studies demonstrating PERSI’s involvement in research problems
  • Demonstration of how Find My Past is making PERSI more accessible
  • Discussion on how societies can get involved