June 2013 Podcast Notes

June 2013 Podcast Notes

This month's theme is Family History Freebies. Learn about some free family history tools, Heritage Quest, and how to become a FamilySearch.org Power User.

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In this episode:

Your Host: Lisa Louise Cooke

Lisa’s newest book is available at Family Tree Shop: Turn Your iPad into a Genealogy Powerhouse.

News from the Blogosphere with Genealogy Insider Diane Haddad

Listen as Diane shares some of her favorite money-saving genealogy resources

Read Diane’s blog posts on the Genealogy Insider blog: Tricks for Finding Free Genealogy Data

Top Tips: Conquer the Courthouse

Allison interviews Lisa about her article 41 Free Family History Tools article from the May/June 2013 issue of the magazine.

Get the May / June 2013 issue of the Family Tree Magazine: Print Digital

101 Best Websites: Heritage Quest

Genealogy author and instructor Gena Philibert Ortega takes us on a tour of the Heritage Quest Online website by ProQuest. The website is available for free from many public libraries across the country, and also (depending on the library) from home through the use of your library card.

Heritage Quest Online


Family Tree University: Become a FamilySearch.org Power User

Online Editor Tyler Moss joins Lisa to provide tips for getting the most from the free website FamilySearch.org from the “Become a FamilySearch Power User” course.

Become a FamilySearch.org Power User


The Publisher’s Desk with Allison Dolan
This month, Allison recommends: 

Listen to Lisa Louise Cooke’s Genealogy Gems and Genealogy: Family History Made Easy podcasts on iTunes and visit her website for great research ideas, podcast episodes and videos.