Genealogy Websites Cheat Sheets Collection

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  • Genealogy Websites Cheat Sheets Collection
  • Genealogy Websites Cheat Sheets Collection
  • Genealogy Websites Cheat Sheets Collection
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Find your roots online! This collection of quick guides will help you make the most out of the largest, most-useful genealogy websites. Each guide has detailed tutorials for a website's key features, such as building family trees, finding historical records and connecting with other researchers. You'll also find quick links to important website pages, including Help sections where you can learn more about using each site.

Included in this collection: Cheat Sheet (8 pages) maximizes your subscription dollars with handy tips and tricks, including:

  • Easy explanations for the site’s search fields and search filter options
  • The best search strategies
  • How to find collections relevant to your search
  • Roundup of key record collections
  • A guide to family trees and record hints
  • Links to important areas of the website

Findmypast Cheat Sheet (8 pages):

  • A summary of Findmypast's membership plans and their benefits, plus what you can do on the site for free
  • Quick links to Findmypast's customer support, blog, record list, and more
  • Step-by-step tutorials for searching Findmypast's records and building family trees on the site
  • A roundup of key Findmypast record collections
  • 10 tips for getting the most out of your Findmypast account

MyHeritage Cheat Sheet (8 pages) takes you through the site’s most important features, including:

  • MyHeritage subscriptions, plus a list of what you can do on the site for free
  • Step-by-step instructions for how to search MyHeritage for records using the site’s main search form
  • A roundup of major MyHeritage record collections
  • A timeline of MyHeritage's history
  • Tips for understanding MyHeritage DNA matches
  • MyHeritage quick links and resources for learning more Cheat Sheet (8 pages) makes you a FamilySearch power user with tips and tricks, including:

  • Techniques for using FamilySearch to its full potential, including how to search for your ancestors
  • Detailed step-by-step guides for searching and browsing records collections, plus how to view records and save them to the FamilySearch Family Tree
  • A round up of FamilySearch's major record collections
  • Information on the FamilySearch Wiki, a free and useful resource that will help you discover records collections

Genealogist's Google Cheat Sheet (8 pages) helps you use the web's largest search engine to its fullest potential, with:

  • Tips for using Google operators and syntaxes to do deeper searches, with examples
  • Quick links to useful Google tools and web pages
  • A case study for finding an ancestor using Google
  • How to find old records and photos with Google Books, News Archive, and Google Images
  • A guide to Google Translate
  • Tips for using Maps, Earth, Drive and other free Google tools

Once you download the Genealogy Websites Cheat Sheets, you’ll need a PDF reader, such as the free Adobe Reader software, to open them. Adobe Reader is available for both Macs and Windows computers.

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