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Enhancing the story: resources at the National Library that you can access

Date: Tuesday 16 April 2019, 12:10pm to 1:30pm
Cost: Free. You don't need to book.
Contact details: ATLOutreach@dia.govt.nz
Part of the Connecting to collections series

Joan McCracken introduces resources at the National Library that can add both content and context to your research.

Collections and resources to use in your research

Are you doing research? Joan McCracken will look at the some of the collections and resources of the National Library and the Alexander Turnbull Library you can access online and onsite that can add context and content to your research.

This is an updated version of the talk Joan gave during Family History Month 2018.

About the speaker

Joan McCracken has worked at the Alexander Turnbull Library since 1984 (this time — she first worked at the library in 1972).

Since 2011 she has been the leader of the Library’s Outreach Services team. The team supports Turnbull’s public events programme, and includes a Field Conservator, who advises community groups on care of collections, and two oral history advisors.

Joan has a personal interest in family history research.

A large group of men, women and children at a picnic
Group at a picnic. Ref:1/1-023024-G. Alexander Turnbull Library.