June 13, 2008 — News from the Church
FamilySearch.org 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 FamilySearch.org.