ANN: Save the dates! Free online research classes in Yiddish music research & Jewish Studies this fall

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Dear Friends,
Please mark your calendars for these free online classes this fall. 
All classes will be captioned. 
We look forward to seeing you!
Best wishes,

Amanda (Miryem-Khaye) Seigel

Librarian III - Instruction and Outreach

Dorot Jewish Division, Room 111


The New York Public Library

Introduction to Yiddish Music Research 
Wednesday, September 14, 2022, 1 - 2:30 PM ET
This online class will introduce users to Yiddish music research. We will discuss where and how to find primary sources (such as sheet music, books, and recordings) and how to use them for your research. We will focus on digital as well as physical resources. We’ll explore common questions and issues that arise in Yiddish language research, and strategies for dealing with them. 
Register here.

Getting Started with Jewish Studies Research at the New York Public Library

Wednesday, September 21, 2022, 1 - 2 PM ET

This online class will help you get started researching Jewish Studies topics at the New York Public Library. You’ll learn how to make the most of a research visit to the Library by refining a research topic and navigating our catalog to discover our vast and varied collections and services. Participants will also learn about essential electronic resources available at the Library and from home.
Register here.

Starting Research with Yiddish Sheet Music
Wednesday, October 26, 2022, 1 - 2:30 PM ET
This online class will introduce users to research in Yiddish sheet music, utilizing digital and print formats. We will discuss where and how to find Yiddish sheet music, and explore the difference between primary and secondary sources. The class will also address frequently asked research questions and provide strategies for research in this field. 
Register here.