10:00AM - 11:00AM
Storming the Iceberg! Start Online to Get Offline
You’ve heard it said, “The Internet is just the tip of the iceberg!” However, whether you’re looking for records online or offline, your search should always start on the Internet. This session will show you why and how. We’ll cover a process for identifying and accessing resources in the most convenient and affordable way.
Beginner. Just starting to do family history., Intermediate. Online database savvy and can locate/read deeds, vital records, wills, and church records.
Digital Resources: database tools/strategies; web tools (i.e. Google); general interest, Repositories: brick-and-mortar resources; courthouse; NARA, Research Strategies: site-specific search strategies
Not specific as to geography or ethnicity