The Family Search Online Research Courses

Did you know that you can view online video courses for free at Family Search? You can find courses on researching records in Ireland, England, Germany, Italy, New Zealand, Poland, Mexico, Russia and the United States.

There are a series of courses on Research Principles and Tools plus Reading Handwritten Records.

The Association of Professional Genealogists, Board for Certification of Genealogists and ICAPGen – The International Commission for the Accreditation of Professional Genealogists have lectures available on the site.

You click on download course and get a video. There is a course outline and/or handouts available in PDF form. You can offer feedback on the courses.

Some courses you click on the course title and go right into a video with a PowerPoint presentation running beside it. In these courses look below the video to see if there are any handouts or other information. You are also given information on the length of the presentation and references to sponsors.

These courses provide good information to help you with your research and assist you with methodology. The accreditation, certification, and professional presentations provide aids for professionals and those thinking of becoming professionals.

If you have half an hour, why not go in and take a quick course on Irish Immigration.

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