FAMILYSEARCH AIDS TO RESEARCH

2010 by Donald R. Snow

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WELCOME AND INTRODUCTION TO CLASS
USING GOOGLE TO FIND HELPS ON FAMILYSEARCH
GETTING STARTED
RESEARCH HELPS
ONLINE LESSONS ON FAMILYSEARCH
FAMILY HISTORY LIBRARY CATALOG (FHLC)
FAMILY HISTORY LIBRARY FAVORITES -- https://wiki.familysearch.org/en/Family_History_Library_Internet_Favorites


THE FAMILYSEARCH WIKI --https://wiki.familysearch.org -- (note the "s" on https://... )


ASSIGNMENT
  1. Do a Google search for some term, e.g. "surnames", on FamilySearch by searching for "site:www.familysearch.org surnames" (without the quotes).
  2. Browse through the online Research Outline for some U.S. state of interest in your ancestry.
  3. Watch the 15-minute online video "Family History Library Catalog Overview".
  4. Do a surname search on the Family History Library Catalog for your own surname.
  5. See what links the FHL Favorites has for some country or topic of interest in your ancestry.
  6. Go to https://wiki.familysearch.org and look at the information on some state or country of interest to you, e.g. Illlinois.

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