Online Genealogy Crash Course

By Allison Dolan

Jump start you family history search with our Online Genealogy Crash Course. Stop wasting time aimlessly wandering the web — learn how to find your roots online in four hour-long video classes. This DVD brings you recorded webinars with family history experts. Discover valuable tips and tricks for googling your ancestors, using census and vital records websites, and searching the grandmother of all genealogy websites,

The DVD contains these tutorials:
Search Engine Tips and Tricks
Streamline Google searches with techniques for using search engines efficiently and effectively. You’ll learn:
• tips for phrasing your searches
• how to tailor your searches to fetch what you’re looking for
• hints for tools such as Google Books and News Archive
• presented by Lisa Louise Cooke

Online Census Secrets

All US census records are online, but finding your ancestor isn’t as easy as typing in a name — you need to know where to look and how to make the most of census websites. You’ll learn:
• key facts about US censuses
• how to access free online census records
• search strategies for locating hard-to-find ancestors
• presented by Allison Stacy and Diane Haddad

Vital Records
Vital records are keys to any genealogical pursuit. We’ll show you the basics of how to locate vital records online. You’ll learn:
• major sites with vital records and indexes
• how to get offline records with the help of online resources
• presented by Lisa Louise Cooke

Unofficial Guide to

We’ll show you insider tricks and techniques for teasing out ancestor information from the site’s tens of thousands of databases. You’ll learn:
• tricks for finding the databases you need
• tips for finding elusive ancestors
• presented by David A. Fryxell

As a bonus, when you order our Online Genealogy Crash Course, you will receive a coupon for 20 percent off a live webinar. Visit Family Tree Shop for more information and to preorder this DVD.