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# Monday, May 19, 2008
Video: Sneak Peek at the Midwest Genealogy Center
Posted by Diane

While in Kansas City last week for the National Genealogical Society conference, we ventured a few minutes down the highway to Independence, Mo., where we were lucky enough to get a peek at the Mid-Continent Public Library’s genealogy branch and its soon-to-open Midwest Genealogy Center.

Around the beginning of June, the 12,000-square-foot genealogy branch will move its overflowing resources into the 52,000-square-foot genealogy center. But you'll get an insider’s peek at both facilities—and learn what you can look forward to after the move—in our short video. (Note the genealogy branch will close May 27 through June 1 while staff members pack and unpack.)

And you’ll see why the library’s genealogy collection makes it one of the July 2008 Family Tree Magazines Libraries to visit Before You Die.


Libraries and Archives | Videos
Monday, May 19, 2008 3:13:46 PM (Eastern Daylight Time, UTC-04:00)  #  Comments [2]
Wednesday, May 21, 2008 2:26:38 PM (Eastern Daylight Time, UTC-04:00)
The sound on the video is so heavy with construction noise that you cannot hear Diane speaking or telling about the new facility.
Annette Towler
Wednesday, May 21, 2008 2:53:27 PM (Eastern Daylight Time, UTC-04:00)
We did have some sound challenges to work with in filming and editing, which is why we tried to compensate by adding captions and showing where various rooms are located on the Midwest Genealogy Center map. It was exciting to be there while everything was in progress!

You can watch the Mid-Continent Public Library's own video on its Web site at http://www.mcpl.lib.mo.us/genlh/mgc.htm .
Diane
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