Online Family Trees
Our 2-Week courses are designed to help beginning genealogists develop a solid foundation of research skills. While expert instructors are on hand to answer any questions, they play a far less active role than in our 4-week offerings. YOU'LL LOVE THIS IF • You want to learn about the benefits of online family trees • You want to learn how to supplement your research for hard-to-find ancestors with information from other people's family trees • You want to learn the best sites to build your family tree online and share it with others In this course, you'll learn the basics of searching and constructing an online family tree. Online family tree databases serve as a helpful research shortcut--you can search databases containing millions of ancestor names to find out where your tree intersects, and discover new generations of your family in an instant. Online trees are also a great way to connect with distant cousins and back up your own research. In this course for, you'll learn the basics of using online family trees, including the best databases, search strategies, tips to use the information you find, and step-by-step guidance for building and maintaining your own online tree.
Instantly uncover new generations of your family tree by tapping into the research others have already done—you could think of online family trees as a shortcut to ancestor answers
• Connect with fellow family tree researchers who have genealogical details you don't
• Discover records relating to your family tree through automated research hints
• Organize and track your genealogy research
• Share your family tree so more distant cousins can find you