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Free is such as nice word—and we’re going to help you apply it to your online
genealogy research in our next One-Week Workshop.
Free Genealogy Websites weeklong online workshop, taking place from Nov. 30 to
Dec. 7, will teach you how to make the most of free websites and services to help
you discover your roots. You’ll learn:
- secrets to glean more ancestral information from free sites and databases
- how to search the web more effectively
- the best free online genealogy tools—including those you’re not already using
The workshop gives you access to nine
pre-recorded video classes—including encore presentations of some of our best
Virtual Genealogy Conference sessions—featuring on-screen demos of the recommended
websites and strategies.
topics such as powering up your web searches, how to find online historical books
mentioning your family, searching the free Ellis Island passenger database, using
online newspaper research tools and more.
You’ll also participate in daily message board discussions to ask questions, exchange
ideas and connect with other students and expert workshop staff.
You can participate at your convenience throughout the week: Watch one class per day
or fit them all in over a long weekend, then immediately apply what you’ve learned
to your genealogy research.
Regular tuition for the Using
Free Genealogy Websites One-Week Workshop is $129.99. But you can save $35 by
using code WORKSHOPEARLY at checkout. Just hurry, this special code expires
Friday, Nov. 16.