Several free webinars offered this week

The Wisconsin State Genealogy Society will present “Citing Sources and Evaluating Evidence” on Tuesday, August 21 at 8 p.m.

In this webinar, learn how to use the source citation templates, evidence evaluation features, as well as how to add/remove features to create a customized research log of your own. A good deal of time will be spent on citing sources and resources to make the process easier. In addition, it will cover how to look at a record and evaluate the evidence to determine if it proves or disproves the proof point. In addition, learn how to add new source citation templates, add new columns and more.

To register for the webinar, go to:

Legacy Family Tree Webinars will present “Researching Forces Ancestors (England/Wales) on Wednesday, August 22 at 2 p.m. Do you have a British ancestor who served as a soldier or sailor? This webinar will highlight the sources available over the last two centuries both online and offline, including researching at The National Archives (Kew), in local repositories and museums, to add flesh to the bones of your ancestor’s service history.

To register for the webinar, go to:

Georgia Genealogy Society will present “Discovering Your UK/Irish Roots Online” on Wednesday, August 22 at 8 p.m. There is no such thing as “one stop genealogy shopping!” This program will lead you through the resources and search techniques for the three big UK and Irish databases: FindMyPast, ScotlandsPeople and RootsIreland. Learn what’s new on these databases, how you can apply them to your research and how privacy and information rights impact your quest for records.

To register for the webinar, go to:

The USCIS History Office and Library will present “Indexes to Alien Case Files at the National Archives” on Thursday, Aug. 23 at 1 p.m. USCIS transferred over a million Alien Case Files to the National Archives in Kansas City and San Francisco. Learn what information is included in each index and how to search the various indices to find these files.

To attend the webinar, go to: and select the appropriate date.

Speak Your Mind