tutorials

Tutorials / Videos / Demos
of Interest to Family Researchers

       
CATEGORY  ITEM   LINK
       
WEB BASED GENEALOGICAL SYSTEMS      
       
FAMILYSEARCH (free) Family Search - Getting Started - Obtaining Info   LINK
home site Family Search - Getting Started - Record & Share   LINK
  Family Search - Getting Stated - Finding Challenging info   LINK
  Family Search - Getting Started - Using Family Search   LINK
Family Search - when your Family Tree is empty LINK
  Family Search - Memories   LINK
  Family Search - Family Booklet   LINK
  Family Search - Family Tree   LINK
Family Search - Family Tree explanation LINK
  Family Search - Partner Products   LINK
  Family Search - Indexing   LINK
  Generate a Family Fan Chart   LINK
       
ANCESTRY.COM (fee based)      
home site Why Use Ancestry Family Tree? LINK
Historical Records on Ancestry.com LINK
Uploading Photos and documenst LINK
  Using Ancestry.com like a Pro   LINK
Navigating the Ancestry YOUTUBE channel LINK
What is new with Ancestry.com   LINK
 
FINDAGRAVE.COM (free)      
home site FindaGrave 101   LINK
       
GENI.COM - collaborative system
home site Using Geni.com LINK
GOOGLE GENEALOGIST      
  The Google Genealogist (part 1)   LINK
  The Google Genealogist (part 2)   LINK
  The Google Genealogist (Part 3)   LINK
  The Google Genealogist (part 4)   LINK
       
STANDALONE PC BASED GENEALOGY SOFTWARE      
       
Top Ten Comparison     LINK
       
FAMILY TREE MAKER      
home site Installing Family Tree Maker   LINK
  Family Tree Maker Tutorial   LINK
     Family Tree Maker   Reasons to use it   LINK
Tutorials LINK
       
ROOTS MAGIC      
home site Downloading Rootsmagic   LINK
  Whats news in Roots Magic 7   LINK
  Using RootsMagic with FamilySearch   LINK
Tutorials LINK
       
Legacy Family Tree      
home site     LINK
       
Ancestral Quest      
home site  Comparison   LINK 
       
 PAF PAF no longer supported
(but still very useable if you already own
  LINK
       
GENEALOGICAL SUBJECTS EXPLAINED OR DISCUSSED      
       
DNA Testing      
Science of DNA testing Science of DNA LINK
How to use DNA Testing LINK
(home site) Family Tree DNA    LINK
Taking a Family Tree DNA test LINK
(home site) Ancestry.com DNA Testing    LINK
       
OTHER SUBJECTS
Audio Digital Recorder - great for recording interviews L:INK
What is a GEDCOM file used for LINK
GEDCOM - How to create in ancestry.com   LINK
Audio Recording - using digital recorders LINK
Audio Recording - using Audacity LINK
Basics - Back to the Basics LINK
  Brick Wall - how to breaking through   LINK
Collaboritive Genealogy LINK
Descendany Research LINK
Email - Organizing and Preserving LINK
Favorite Resources of Professional Genealogists LINK
Interviewing Family Members LINK
Photography - Genealogical Applications LINK
  Sources - How to compare / weigh   LINK
Sources - How do I know Im right LINK
Scanning genealogical material LINK
  Maps - Animated Maps   LINK
Mistakes - Common Genealogy mistakes LINK
  Newspapers   LINK
TIPS FOR WORKING ON THE COMPUTER      
Learning Windows 10 LINK
Learning the Keyboard LINK
Short Cut Keys LINK
Using a USB Flash Drive LINK
Print to PDF LINK
Understanding Folders and Files  - the organization of data on your computer LINK
Copying and Pasting a web link (url) LINK
Using a screen capture program LINK
Sending an attachment to an email LINK
Downloading an Internet image to your computer LINK
 
TUTORIAL COLLECTIONS      
Family Search LINK
Ancestry.com LINK
GenShare LINK
Bare Foot Genealogist LINK
Google Genealogist LINK
       
HOW THINGS WORK      
  I Must emphasize most of what in this section - is "neat to know" stuff  and NOT stuff you must know to make progress on your genealogical journey
  How Computers Work (long)   LINK
  How Computers Work (short)   LINK
  How Hard Drives Work   LINK
  How Scanners Work   LINK
  How the Internet Works   LINK
  How the Internet Works   LINK
  How Email Works   LINK
  How to use Email Etiquette   LINK
  How a Digital Camera Works   LINK
       
OTHER PC based SOFTWARE      
Antivirus Software Comparison LINK
PrimoPDF LINK
Open Office LINK
WEB Based Backup Software Comparison LINK