Free Church History Library Workshop: A Day with Archivists and Other Specialists (January 11, 2019)

By November 26, 2018

Our friends at the Church History Library have asked that we share this forthcoming event with the JI community. I think it will be of a lot of interest to students, independent scholars, and others getting acquainted with the Church History Library, its holdings, and the Church it represents. The event will be all day on January 11, 2019, which will include lunch, a meet and greet with Church History Consultants and MHA Officers, and individualized consultations with Church History Library Employees.  Applications are due by December 31, 2018.

The purpose of the event, beyond helping students, scholars, and other specialists become familiar with the holdings of the Library, is to help build connections between the Library’s staff and its patrons. The Library wants to make its collections available to those who will most benefit from them. While some materials are restricted, there are often other resources that patrons may use in the course of their research. The archivists and other specialists will help each participants find materials from the Library to use in their research.

LDS Church History Library

To apply to attend, please fill out this Google Form and take the pre-workshop survey. Both are required to be admitted to the workshop (the application is to make sure you’re paired with the right specialist for consultation, not to exclude anyone). You MUST take the survey before January 5, 2019

Here is the link to the survey!

Here is the link to Google Form!

If you have any questions, please direct them to Anne Barrett, at anne dot barrett at lds church dot oh are gee.


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  1. This looks fantastic. Can’t wait for it, CHL team!

    Comment by J Stuart — November 26, 2018 @ 9:29 am

  2. Thanks for posting this, Joey. It should be a great day! Those who fill out the survey will be entered to win a prize!

    Comment by A Berryhill — November 27, 2018 @ 3:21 pm

  3. There are major problems with the google form! Dates are wrong. Name is wrong. no address or phone number for the CHL.

    Comment by Rebecca Stay — November 27, 2018 @ 8:51 pm

  4. Thanks, Rebecca. They’ve been updated.

    Comment by J Stuart — November 30, 2018 @ 9:24 am

  5. If we do not get an email back how do we know if we got accepted to have help researching? Do we just attend if we have submitted out form?

    Comment by Olivia Johnson — December 30, 2018 @ 3:45 pm

  6. Olivia, you should hear from the CHL soon! But plan on attending.

    Comment by J Stuart — January 2, 2019 @ 12:58 pm


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