Careful planning and note-taking will keep you aware of your genealogical objective and the facts. It will help you plot the next steps in your research. Hopefully the AGS basic guide "Planning is Your Friend" will help get you started to self-discovery.
First Steps—Family History Begins At Home › written by Genealogy.com, the article refers to searching your house, recalling family events, memories from your elders and previous research compiled by others. Learn more to finding your treasurer ancestors.
Interviewing Mom and Grandma—Oral History Tips › written by Sharon DeBartolo Carmack, CG. Learn the secrets about interviewing your relatives and putting your "victims" at ease.
How to Cite Sources › written by John Wylie. Learn the basic format in how-to record where you found your information and it's importance.
Genealogy Toolkit for Teachers and Students › provided by Library and Archives Canada, the "toolkit" offers guides to help teachers and students understand how to use primary sources, conduct Internet searches and many other topics to improve research skills.
How to Access the Canadian Census Records › developed by the Victoria Genealogical Society, gives instructions and tips for finding the 1901 Canadian census information. Free sites to Automated Genealogy; and the Library and Archives Canada website to 1825 to 1916 census records.
Genealogy and Family History Glossary › Definitions provided by Library and Archives Canada.
Glossary of Genealogical Terms › Definitions provided by the FamilySearch Wiki. Family history certainly has its own language. Many terms are unique to this field of learning.
Websites listed are subscription free, and can assist when finding new information about your ancestors.
Family Search › A wonderful site to research for historical records: birth, christening, marriage, death, burial, grave markers, immigration, census, military and more from all around the world. Their Research Wiki has "How to" Guides, Beginner’s Research, Research Strategies, Online tutorials, lettering writing guides, maps and so much more.
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