Friday, June 13, 2008

Genealogy Guides Aid in Research

June 13, 2008 — News from the Church has added to its online collection of Finding Records of Your Ancestors genealogy guides handbooks for England and Scotland.

The free, downloadable workbooks take an individual through each step of the research process, which includes main Web sites, expert search tips, and how to find and use other church records. Explanations and examples of how to read each document are also provided.

The series includes Denmark, Finland, France, Iceland, Italy, Mexico, Norway, and Sweden guides. The guides are currently available in English; the Mexico guide is also available in Spanish. There is also a guide for those searching for African-American ancestors. Access these and other resources by going to the Research Helps page at


Miriam said...

Renee, can you send me the link to, or steps to access, the African-American Research Guide? I haven't been able to find one, and there is an AA couple in my newest genealogy class that I would love to recommend the guide to.


Renee Zamora said...

Go to the Search tab on, click on Research Helps, then sort by title and under A you will find two.

African American Quick Guide and
African American, Finding Your Ancestors

Miriam said...

I found them quite easily, thanks to your instructions!