Genealogy Wise

The Genealogy & Family History Social Network

New Course: Research: FamilySearch Resources - In Person and Online

Think you know how to use FamilySearch? Maybe you’ve never used FamilySearch? Now’s the time to learn more with the new course  Research: FamilySearch Resources - In Person and Online  from  The National Institute for Genealogical Studies.

FamilySearch is one of the important websites in the field of genealogical research. The FamilySearch free website is just one part of a larger network, provided by The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. FamilySearch includes over 3 billion names globally, and provides digital images, online indexing, a library catalog, and online access to genealogy sources in a variety of forms. The services provided through the FamilySearch organization have proven time and time again to be invaluable to researchers of all experiences and levels of expertise. In this course we will review all aspects of using the FamilySearch website and how to use the website to find, learn, network, and share with other researchers. 

Course content includes:

  • Website Search Functionality
  • Getting to the Records
  • Indexed versus Non-Indexed Collections 
  • The Research Wiki
  • The Family Tree
  • FamilySearchCatalog
  • Digitized Books
  • Learning Center
  • Family History Centers 

This course starts January 5, 2015. For more information see our website.


Last updated by Gena Philibert Ortega Dec 10, 2014.




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