"Shaking the Family Tree: Ancestry.com"
Databases of all types have unlocked new avenues to primary source documents, images and a variety of genealogical research aids the world over to the twenty-first century family enthusiast. Searches return results with a higher success rate. It beats finger scrolling and paper cuts through archaic card catalogues, but databases are not infallible to erroneous information. Wouldn’t it be foolish to trust electronic resources assuming your ancestors are not in the original records just because they don’t amazingly appear in your initial searches?
You will learn how to
- Overview of Ancestry’s control panel
- Learn to customize your homepage
- Discover popular collections
- Safeguard your research
- Alternative ways to search
- Effective search strategies
- Problem solving techniques
- Options to Ancestry
What you take home
A wealth of knowledge from an experienced library professional and researcher! Lyn's email, should you have any follow-up questions and an information package filled with new resources for your next research challenge.