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Follow these 10 easy tips for using Ancestry.com to get on course fast. This article includes a short Genealogy How-To Video about why errors occur on Ancestry.com and how to correct them.
Start building your genealogy how-to library with these 10 books.
Not sure where to begin your genealogy search? Follow this sure-fire checklist.
Take your research from coast to coast from the comfort of your computer with our guide to the Top 100 Web Sites for finding your ancestors in the United States and Canada.
Boost your research with the top family history research tips from our archives, in honor of the magazine's 15th anniversary.
The best of the big, free genealogy websites.
Use the Web-don't get lost in it-with these 13 lucky surname-searching strategies and sites for finding your family names online.
Talking to relatives will help you get the stories behind the names and dates on your tree. Here's a simple guide to planning a great interview.
How do you find people to interview about your family? And when you've got them on the line, what's the best way to breach sensitive subjects? We'll tell you how.