Are you interested in family history but not sure how to get started?
Or have you been researching for some time, but want to go farther?
This series is for family historians, both beginners and intermediates, who want to build a strong foundation of research skills to avoid wasted time and unreliable family trees.
Six key research skills will be included:
1. Determining which kinds of records to look for
2. Identifying where to find these records
3. Documenting the sources of your information
4. Assessing the reliability of the records you found
5. Analyzing the results of your research
6. Making a solid case for your research conclusions
In-class group exercises and optional homework assignments will provide participants practice skills with a wide variety of genealogical records found in a many different places including online websites.
Class handouts will include basic strategies and cautions, as well as useful websites to use in your research.
Presented by Pamela Brett at the Oakland FamilySearch Library each Wednesday 6:00-8:30PM from July 10 through July 31. Preregistration is mandatory, no walk-ins. Class size is limited so please register early.
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