Notes from the ‘Stuff you need to know seminar’ February 2017

Our ‘Stuff you need to know’ seminar was Sunday, February 12 at the Narre Warren Mechanics’ Institute Hall, 59 Webb Street. Fifty people attended from 27 different organisations, so the day was a great success.

Here are some notes from the day.

Should your Society be using a family history database for local history? Presented by Lynne Bradley, President of the Narre Warren & District Family History Group


Trove – find and keep your treasures at Trove. Presented by Heather Arnold, Local History Librarian, Casey Cardinia Libraries.


What the Royal Historical Society of Victoria and the History Victoria Support Group can offer your Society. Presented by Cheryl Griffin – Convenor of the RHSV HVSG


Cataloguing – three different approaches to cataloging your collection. Presented by Linda Burridge, Berwick mechanics’ Institute; Lynn Bradley, Narre Warren & District Family History Group and Belinda Ensor, Victorian Collections


2 thoughts on “Notes from the ‘Stuff you need to know seminar’ February 2017”

  1. Hi Heather,

    Many thanks for these reports, the speakers were very interesting helpful at the seminar and the reports are even more helpful now – jogging my memory.

    Di Maloney
    Hastings-Western Port Historical Society

  2. Hi Heather
    Thank for sending the link to the notes….sounded like a great seminar. I’ve saved material to read when I have a quiet moment!
    Kind regards

    Vice President
    Malvern Historical Society

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