Ah, a new year is on its way! What are your goals? Is this the year you take your research skills up another notch? I feel I’ve been at a plateau the last few years and it’s time to make an effort to improve. One of my strategies is to watch genealogy classes online while I am on the treadmill at the gym, thus killing two birds with one stone.
A number of years ago I had a brilliant idea along those lines—hook up treadmills to the microfilm readers at the Family History Library. Running forward would crank the film ahead, and running backward would crank it back. What do you think? In the meantime, I’ll get my exercise with the help of webinars, YouTube videos, podcasts and a pair of earbuds.
Here are links to some of the sites with instructive genealogy presentations: Continue reading “Improve Your Research Skills in 2017 with Free Online Classes”