The Learning Services Group at FamilySearch has done a lot to help patrons learn and apply family history best practices. Here are some interesting statistics and what we’ve been up to.
Q. How many times have users viewed courses found on FamilySearch.org this year?
A. 700,000+ views
Q. How many total online courses are on FamilySearch’s Learning Center?
A. 481 courses
Q. How many ancestors were found last year as a result of the online courses?
A. 870,000+ ancestors
The following courses are available on familysearch.org:
- Descendancy Research
- French Beginning Research Series: Lesson 1
- England Beginning Research Series: Lesson 4
- Ireland Census and Census Substitutes
- My Ancestors Are from Germany, and I Don’t Speak German!
- German Church Book Analysis—Reconstructing a German Immigration Area
- Using Online Czech Records: State Regional Archives in Prague
- Using Online Czech Records: State Regional Archives in Plzen
- Using Online Czech Records: Brno Moravian Land Archives
- Civil War Research: Learning About Your Union Veteran Ancestor
- Surname Search in the Treasures of the Society of Genealogists
- Finding Maximilian Parker
- Name Rich Sources for the “Long 18th Century” 1688-1837
- How Do I Research Before 1837
- Using Excel to Create Timelines
- Understanding and Deciphering Catholic Records From North America and Europe
- What is a Census Tracking?
- What is a Census?
- Tips and Tricks for Indexing the 1940 Census
- How to Search the 1940 Census
- How to Find Your Ancestors 1940 Street Address
- How to Convert a 1940 Street Address to an Enumeration District Number
- Converting a 1930 to a 1940 Census Enumeration District Number
- Búsqueda de antepasados en Geneanet – Parte 1
- Búsqueda de antepasados en Geneanet – Parte 2
- Búsqueda de antepasados en Geneanet – Parte 3La Investigación Genealógica en Guatemala: Elementos Básicos
- Using the FamilySearch Family Tree (Users Guide)
- How to Index the 1940 Census?
- How to Arbitrate the 1940 Census?
- Intro to Indexing
- Access to Records on FamilySearch
- Record Search Tips on FamilySearch
- FamilySearch IGI, Searching Historical Records, Source Boxes
There are close to 500 learning and training modules on FamilySearch! In other words, something for everyone!