U.S. research seminar to offer free webinars

The Family History Library and the Research Specialists of the United States and Canada Reference team will be offering free webinars as part of its week-long seminar in Salt Lake City from Oct. 12-16. The focus will be exclusively U.S. research.

The following webinars will be available as part of the seminar. All times are converted to Eastern Standard Time.

Monday, Oct. 12:
3:30-4:30 pm, Tips and Tricks for Using FamilySearch’s Historical Records Collection
4:45-5:45 pm, FamilySearch Research Wiki
6:00-7:00 pm, Using the FamilySearch Catalog Effectively

Tuesday, Oct. 13:
10:30-11:30 am, United States Census
11:45am-12:45 pm, United States Census Techniques and Strategies for Finding Elusive Ancestors
1 p.m.-2 p.m., Finding Your Ancestors in Vital Records

Wednesday, Oct. 14:
10:30-11:30 am, United States Court Records
11:45am-12:30 pm, Immigration Into the United States
1 p.m. – 2:00 pm, United States Naturalization

Thursday, Oct. 15:
3:30-4:30 pm, United States Newspaper Research: News You Can Use
4:45-5:45 pm, Overview of American Indian Resesarch
6:00-7:00 pm, Beginning African-American Research: Post 1865

Friday, Oct. 16:
10:30-11:30 am, Descendancy Research
11:45am-12:45 pm, Solving Tough Research Problems
1 p.m. – 2 p.m., Some People Really Need to Get a Clue! Document Analyzation and Evaluation

In order to participate in the webinars, click on https://familysearch.org/learn/wiki/en/United_States_Research_Seminar and then click on the desired webinar.

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