Getting Started

1 Stop Free Shop - Genealogy Forms
Various genealogy forms available at no charge including pedigree charts, family group records, and research abstract forms.

Beginner's Guide to Family History Research
A thirteen chapter guide covering the basics of genealogy including how to do research from home, libaries, courthouses, etc.; how to organize the research, write correspondances, use the computer, etc.

Family Tree Maker - Genealogy How to Guide
Part of the Family Tree Maker's collection of genealogy helps. This site provides step by step information for locating information, organizing the information, and how to locate missing information.

GenUKI's Getting Started in Genealogy and Family History
This site aims to provide you with information and sources of guidance on both genealogy and family history, concentrating on providing some very basic advice on genealogy - we hope it will help you whether you are an inhabitant of the British Isles, or you live overseas, and have found that some of your perhaps distant ancestors came from there.

KBYU (PBS) - Ancestors
Website for a two season series on genealogy that aired on PBS beginning in 1997. The site includes Tips & Tricks, a Viewer's Guide, and a Teacher's Guide.

National Genealogy Society -- Introduction to Genealogy, an Online Course
An online course for those who have done little, if any, research on their families. It is open to anyone who wishes to enroll.

Rootsweb -- Guide to Tracing Family Trees
A seventeen lesson course in doing genealogy covering getting started, using technology, and various resources and records used for genealogical research.

Treasure Maps - How-to get started on your Family History
A five step procedure in getting started with genealogy.

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