These are some of my favorite Family History Blogs and Webcasts that will assist you in improving your Research Skills. Try them yourself and see.
This blog was created as a venue to post my Powerpoints and other class materials so that attendees could access them. I teach Family History classes most Sundays and I volunteer and teach classes at the Mesa Family History Center, Conferences, and Discovery Days.
For actual PowerPoints contact firstname.lastname@example.org. PREVIOUS POSTS AND POWERPOINTS ARE UPDATED REGULARLY WITH NEW MATERIAL.
Read the latest news on what is happening on FamilySearch with informative articles, images and videos.
James Tanner authors a family history blog called Genealogy’s Star. James is a presenter and genealogist at the BYU Family History Library and contributor to the FamilySearch Research Wiki.
James Tanner is the co-author of many family history books available through a link on his site.
Amy Johnson Crow is a Certified Genealogist with more than 20 years of experience helping people discover their family’s history. She looks forward to helping you discover yours.
Especially listen to her Generations Cafe, Episode 10 on
5 Overlooked Things on Family Search
(18 very worthwhile minutes)
Ron Tanner Article:
FamilySearch Family Tree’s Ron Tanner, Taking Care of Business
By Jan Mayer
If you’ve ever tried to attend a session at a family history conference where Ron Tanner is speaking, you know of his popularity or the high consumer interest in the product he manages—the FamilySearch Family Tree. There is standing room only crowds, and conferences have to offer multiple sessions to accommodate the demand for his classes. At FamilySearch, Ron Tanner is the product manager for the FamilySearch Family Tree—a very robust, massive, free online genealogy service that enables millions of people to collaborate on their family history worldwide. Users can create, share, and preserve family research, artifacts, stories, and photos. To-date, there are over 1 billion persons in the FamilySearch Family Tree, and millions of more records are added monthly.