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Claire V Brisson-Banks
Works at Brigham Young University-Idaho
Attended San José State University
Lives in Independence, Missouri
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  • San José State University
    MLIS, 2008 - 2010
  • Roger Williams University
    BS, 1999 - 2003
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Educator, Leader, Genealogist, Family Historian, Writer, Technology Expert, Marketing and Lecturer
Introduction

Claire V. Brisson-Banks, BS, MLIS AG®. A Rhode Island native, 2010 graduate of San Jose State University, Accredited in English Research and Mountain States, lecturer and writer. Author of "The Social Media Guide for Ancestral Research: Using Web 2.0 Strategies".

Areas of expertise are Technological Advances in Family History and Genealogy, US, UK, Canada, Brick Wall Solutions and Involving Youth in Family History and Genealogy. Past RI Family History Director for 17 years and has researched and lectured onsite in the US and UK. A former British Research Consultant and Technology Specialist at the Family History Library, Salt Lake City, Utah and maintained their Facebook presence.

Currently an Online Family History Instructor for BYU-Idaho. She has her own business Timeless Genealogies, does private research and sells personal history books and CD's. To see her complete bio go to her own site

Bragging rights
Wrote a book: "The Guide to Ancestral Research Using Web 2.0 Strategies"
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Educator, Leader, Genealogist, Family Historian, Writer, Technology Expert, Marketing and Lecturer
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Administrator, Author, Published, Lecturer, Professor, Detailed, Wife, Mother and Grandmother
Employment
  • Brigham Young University-Idaho
    Family History Instructor, 2015 - present
    (Part time)
  • Timeless Genealogies
    CEO/Owner, 2005 - present
  • Incline Software
    Technology Consultant, 2013
    (Part time)
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Independence, Missouri
Previously
Providence, Rhode Island - Pawtucket, Rhode Island - Connecticut - Albuquerque, New Mexico - Wichita Falls, Texas - Edwards AFB, California - Guildford, NSW, Australia - Blacktown, NSW, Australia - Tregear, NSW, Australia - South Jordan, Utah

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AQ has New Language Modules..
Language can be a barrier in various aspects of life. In fact mis-communications in day to day situations can lead to mis-understandings and wrong information. The same thing can happen when data entering which is why Ancestral Quest reached out to the comm...
Language can be a barrier in various aspects of life. In fact mis-communications in day to day situations can lead to mis-understandings and wrong information. The same thing can happen when data entering which is why Ances...
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How to Connect Family Members from Your File
You are researching your family and come across an individual you think is related but are not sure where they fit in your family at that moment.  You take the time to add them to your family file knowing at some point you will be able to figure that out. T...
You are researching your family and come across an individual you think is related but are not sure where they fit in your family at that moment.  You take the time to add them to your family file knowing at some point you ...
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FamilySearch PID numbers (FSPID) are FamilySearch's way to indentify the individuals you add to FamilySearch FamilyTree.  When you link and sync your individuals to the FamilySearch FamilyTree, that number is transferred ...
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Ever wonder how to Suppress RINs and MRINs in reports? There are other things that sometimes come into play when working on reports that may help you do a better report. On nearly every report there is a button that says "C...
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Using AQ with a PAF Database?
Ancestral Quest is unique in that it allows one to continue to use it even though one may still be using their PAF files in AQ.  Changing a .PAF file to an .AQ file is not an automatic thing. Many who are using Ancestral Quest may not realize they are using...
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Language can be a barrier in various aspects of life. In fact mis-communications in day to day situations can lead to mis-understandings and wrong information. The same thing can happen when data entering which is why Ances...
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FS PID Numbers
FamilySearch PID numbers (FSPID) are FamilySearch's way to indentify the individuals you add to FamilySearch FamilyTree.  When you link and sync your individuals to the FamilySearch FamilyTree, that number is transferred into your own family file so that th...
FamilySearch PID numbers (FSPID) are FamilySearch's way to indentify the individuals you add to FamilySearch FamilyTree.  When you link and sync your individuals to the FamilySearch FamilyTree, that number is transferred ...
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Common Options
Ever wonder how to Suppress RINs and MRINs in reports? There are other things that sometimes come into play when working on reports that may help you do a better report. On nearly every report there is a button that says "Common Options". Often as we work o...
Ever wonder how to Suppress RINs and MRINs in reports? There are other things that sometimes come into play when working on reports that may help you do a better report. On nearly every report there is a button that says "C...
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