Colleen Robledo Greene will be a speaker for the 2nd We Are Cousins Virtual Genealogy Conference this coming September 15-17, 2021. In this post you can read more about her and what she will be presenting.
About Colleen Robledo Greene
Colleen Robledo Greene, MLIS, is an academic librarian and college educator. She is a nationally recognized speaker specializing in Mexican and Hispanic research, methodology, libraries and archives, and technology. She also teaches a graduate-level genealogy university course. Colleen has been researching her family history since 1997.
Title: The Academic Library: An Untapped Resource for Family History Research
Summary: Academic libraries provide access to digital and physical collections, and specialized research services that are relevant to, yet often overlooked by, genealogists. This presentation will take the mystery out of academic libraries, while highlighting materials that are particularly relevant to researching our Mexican ancestors.
Title: Taking a Closer Look at Immigration Records for Your Mexican Ancestors
Summary: Did your Mexican ancestors immigrate to the United States in the 20th century? This period of history witnessed significant waves of Mexican immigration to the U.S., both permanent and temporary. The types of immigration records introduced or refined during this era, provide a wealth of information.
The following archived presentation/s will be available for viewing to attendees with the Gold and Platinum passes for the allotted time frames specified in the registration page.
Title: Improving You Research with the Genealogical Proof Standard (GPS)
Summary: The GPS is the recognized standard for ensuring accurate research. This standard is not just for professionals. It is for any family historian who wants to make sure that the facts you have collected and conclusions you have reached are correct. Learn the GPS following a Mexican case study.
Read About Other Speakers
View more speakers here: Virtual Conference Speakers