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3 Online Genealogy Classes You Can Take to Improve Your Skills


Do you wish to improve your genealogy research skills? Whether you’re a beginner or an intermediate-level genealogist, you have room to hone your skills to make your research better, more accurate, and more thorough, so you can discover more about your ancestors. There are books you can read on the subject, and they can be quite helpful in improving your skills. However, nothing is quite like improving your skills through a class.

You will actually get hands-on practice that will help you remember what to do when you’re out in the field doing it on your own. You don’t have to go to a college or adult education facility to take a genealogy research class. The Internet offers plenty. Here are the three best ones you should consider taking if you are serious about getting your research skills to the next level.

1. The National Genealogical Society Family History Skills Course ($)

2. FamilySearch.org’s Beginning Genealogy Courses (Free)

3. University of Toronto, St. Michael’s College: National Institute for Genealogical Studies ($)