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Making the Most of

OnDemand Webinar

By Rick Crume

Format: Download

SKU# U8592


  • You want to learn how to navigate the newly relaunched
  • You’ve dabbled on but want to learn to make your time on the site more efficient and effective
  • You use on a regular basis and want to master its more advanced features

It's undeniable— is a fundamental figure in family research. And with its recent revamp, the site has added features including photos and interactive fan charts to its already rich repository of family records and searchable family trees. Let Family Tree Magazine's resident genealogy technology expert, Rick Crume, help you navigate the new website in this hour-long webinar. This webinar comes with a free PDF download: a copy of our Microfilm Guide.


  • How to navigate the new now that it has undergone a redesign
  • How to search the databases to get the most relevant matches
  • Differences between the site’s Family Tree and Genealogies
  • How to identify and contact a submitter to the Genealogies
  • Which of the site’s databases are not covered by the global search, and where to find them
  • How indexes all those genealogy records
  • How to find ancestor’s records in an unindexed collection
  • Whether you still need to use microfilmed records
  • How to access records that aren’t online yet
  • How the site can help you learn how to research your family history


Rick Crume, a contributing editor for Family Tree Magazine, has also written for other American, Canadian and Welsh genealogical journals. The author of Plugging Into Your Past: How to Find Real Family History Records Online, he specializes in online research, genealogy software and British genealogy. Since he began researching his family history at age 14, he has traced his ancestry back to the 1600s and earlier in the United States, Canada, Great Britain, Ireland, Germany and the Netherlands.

SKU U8592
Author/Speaker/Editor Rick Crume
File Type MP4, PDF
Format Download

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