Become an Online Genealogy Research Wizard

By Diane Haddad

  As a modern genealogist who has a lot to do in addition to looking for ancestors, you probably spend most of your research time—what precious minutes you get—online. We’ll help you find more family information in your limited online genealogy research time with our weeklong online workshop Mastering the Best Genealogy Websites, coming to a computer near you Dec. 13-20. (Pssst! See below for a money-saving coupon code.) This workshop will help you master content-rich sites including,,, and (which has recently added thousands of databases as part of its “Free Forever” initiative), as well as online tools with strong genealogy application, such as Evernote and Google. You’ll learn the best ways to navigate these sites, find out what databases they contain, and search them for records about your family. You’ll also be able to consult with Discover Your Family History Online author Nancy Hendrickson about your online genealogy questions. The Mastering the Best Genealogy Websites workshop includes:

  • Five 60-minute on-demand webinar classes, viewable whenever it’s convenient for you during the week (or download to view later)
  • one video class, also downloadable and viewable at your convenience
  • two printed how-to guide downloads
  • web search makeovers and message board Q&As with Nancy Hendrickson

View the full Mastering the Best Genealogy Websites workshop program on Family Tree University. Save $35 when you register by using coupon code WORKSHOP!