Saturday, January 30, 2010

Family History Library Lesson Series

To access this series of lessons: (1) Go to the home page of . (2) In the Whats New section, click on Family History Library Series Provides Useful Guides. This provides links to several short lessons, which cover a variety of Family History topics available for download in PDF format. These lessons may be used as self-study guides.

Saturday, January 23, 2010

Research Wiki

FamilySearch Wiki is a large, on-line library where you can find thousands of articles and how-to instructions about doing family history. It is being developed by the Family History Department and the genealogical community. It also contains a Forums Beta. Use the Forum to search for information, ask questions, or offer answers to others. To learn how to use this site: 1. Go to and sign in 2. On the home page, click Help under the Navigation tab 3. Click on Begin Your Genealogy Research 4. This portal contains articles, tutorials, and links on the following topics:
  • How to use the Wiki video demo (under Wiki tutorials)
  • Where to start
  • Research analysis
  • Organization and Documentation
  • Get Started in Research
  • Technology
  • News and Events
  • Links to other Internet sites with online family history tutorials

Saturday, January 16, 2010

Ireland Beginning Research Series Available

The Ireland Beginning Research Series has been added to the Research Series Classes Online page of the Web site. It introduces key principles and processes for conducting research on Irish ancestors. It includes helpful tips on how to find and use records and sources for Irish research, including:
  • Church records
  • Civil Registration
  • Immigration
We invite you to visit and view these classes.