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Have you ever wanted to attend a class at the Family History Library but you do not live in Salt Lake City and you can not afford the cost of the trip? We have a treat for you. The Family History Library has begun offering online webinars that can be viewed from the comfort of your home. All that is required is a computer with speakers and an internet connection. The webinars are taught in the language of the title of the presentation.

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Important notice (software change)

The program that is used to broadcast the classes has changed effective 25 February 2015. The complete instructions to connect using WebEx can be found below or you may download the instructions by clicking here.

Upcoming webinars

The time for the classes are Utah time. Please adjust accordingly for the state or region from which you will be viewing the class.

August

Sat 15 Aug 1 pm Genealogía Descendente

September/Septiembre

October

  • Sat 17 Oct 1 pm Fotos, Historias, y Audio

November

  • Sat 7 Nov 1 pm U.S. Hispanic Immigration (In English)
  • Sat 21 Nov 1 pm ¿De dónde vinieron mis antepasados?

To view webinars from other teams, click on the appropriate link:

United States/Canada Research Team
British Isles Team
International and Scandinavian Research Teams
Family History Library. You will also find the in-library patron class schedule here


View past webinars

To view one of the past webinars, just click on the title of the class you wish to view. Be patient while the class loads as it may take a few seconds.


Clases del 2015

Metas genealógicas para 2015
¿He buscado aquí? El uso de notas y listas de investigación
Registros civiles y censos
¿Qué dice? Cómo leer la escritura antigua
El Árbol Familiar Para Principiantes
Hispanic Research Methodology: A Case Study
Conozca los sitios asociados de FamilySearch, parte 1: Inscripción y el sitio de FindMyPast (15:26)
Conozca los sitios asociados de FamilySearch, parte 2: Los sitios de Ancestry y MyHeritage (1:16:45)
Cómo utilizar mejor el Wiki de FamilySearch (2:14:08)
(This recording has not been edited. You will have to advance until the time stamp indicated next to the title of the class where this presentation begins.)
Preguntas Frecuentes de FamilySearch (This recording has not been edited.)
Metodología: Un caso de estudio (This recording has not been edited.)
Hispanic Online Resources (in English) (This recording has not been edited.)
Series de Investigación Genealógica (This recording has not been edited and contains 3 classes in one recording. The titles of the classes are Expedientes Matrimoniales, Limpieza de Sangre, and Obras Pias).
Fuentes en FamilySearch (This recording has not been edited. The presentation begins in minute 8 of the recording).
Reading Spanish Handwriting (en inglés) (This recording has not been edited. The presentation begins in minute 20 of the recording).
Genealogía Descendente (Esta grabación no ha sido editada. La clase inicia en el minuto 39).


Clases del 2014

Búsquedas eficaces en los registros históricos de FamilySearch
Árbol Familiar: Fotos, fuentes e historias
Preguntas frecuentes sobre el Árbol Familiar
Tesoros ocultos en los registros originales
¿No hay otros registros?
Cómo organizar tu genealógia
Encontrando a nuestros primos
Árbol Familiar para principiantes
¿Y ahora qué? Cómo hacer la investigación genealógica
Obtenga el máximo de MyHeritage
¿Cómo involucrar a los niños en la investigación familiar?
Capellanías, cofradías, dispensas y más
Registros civiles y parroquiales
Cómo buscar a mis antepasados en FamilySearch
Cómo buscar a mis antepasados en mi propio país
Corrigiendo parentescos en el Árbol Familiar
Recursos en línea además de FamilySearch
¿Mis antepasados vinieron de …?

Download the handouts

To download the handouts from previous classes, click on the title of the class and a PDF file will open. The handouts are in the same language in which the title is displayed.

2015 Webinars

3 January - Metas genealógicas para 2015
17 January - ¿He buscado aquí? El uso de notas y listas de investigación
7 February - Registros civiles y censos
21 February - ¿Qué dice? Cómo leer la escritura antigua
7 March - El Árbol Familiar para principiantes
14 March - Hispanic Research Methodology: A Case Study
21 March - Conozca los sitios asociados de FamilySearch: Inscripción, FindMyPast, Ancestry, MyHeritage
21 March - Cómo utilizar mejor el Wiki de FamilySearch
18 April - Preguntas Frecuentes de FamilySearch
2 May - Búsquedas eficaces
16 May - Metodologia
13 June - Hispanic Resources Online
20 June - Expedientes Matrimoniales
20 June - Limpieza de sangre
20 June - Obras Pías
18 July - Fuentes en FamilySearch
1 August - Reading Spanish Handwriting
15 August - [| Genealogía Descendente]

2014 Webinars

18 January – Corrigiendo parentescos en el Árbol Familiar
1 February – Cómo empezar su historia familiar
15 February - ¿Dónde vivían mis antepasados? El uso de los diccionarios geográficos
1 March - ¿Y ahora qué? Cómo hacer la investigación genealógica
15 March – Búsquedas eficaces en los registros históricos de FamilySearch]
15 March – Árbol Familiar: Fuentes, fotos e historias
19 April - Preguntas frecuentes sobre el Árbol Familiar
3 May - Tesoros ocultos en los registros originales
17 May - ¿No hay otros registros?
7 June - Cómo organizar tu genealógia
21 June - Encontrando a nuestros primos
5 July - Arbol_Familiar_para_principiantes.pdf|Árbol Familiar para principiantes
19 July - ¿Y ahora qué? Cómo hacer la investigación genealógica   -  Lista de investigación
2 August - There were no handouts
16 August - Capellanías, cofradías, dispensas y más
6 September - Registros civiles y parroquiales
20 September - Cómo encontrar mis antepasados en FamilySearch
20 September - Cómo encontrar mis antepasados en mi propio país
18 October - Corrigiendo parentescos en el Árbol Familiar
1 November - Recursos en línea además de FamilySearch
15 November - Mis antepasados vinieron de ...
15 November - Reading Spanish Handwriting


To join a webinar live

To join a particular class, click on the name of the class on this page. This will take you to the meet.lds.org website where you can join the webinar. You will then follow these steps to join the class.

1. Enter your name and email address and click on Join.

2. You will then see this screen prompting you to install the WebEx Meetings Plug-In. The quickest option is to click on the words Run a temporary application.

3. Click onSave File. A new dialog box will open asking where to save the file.

4. Choose where to save the file or just leave it in the Downloads folder. Be sure to remember the name of the file.
5. You will next need to open the file to run the application. Go to the folder where the file is saved and double click on it to run the temporary application. You can also access the file from your browser’s downloads folder.
6. Once you’ve double clicked on the application in the Downloads list you will be admitted into the meeting.

7. You may now configure your audio. Instructions for configuring audio can be found below. If you have a video camera, you can choose to disable it by clicking on the words Not Now.

Configure Audio

To view a video with instructions on how to connect the audio, please click here.

Once in the meeting room you can choose how to connect your audio. Click on the three small dots which will change to the word More when you hover over them. They are found just below the icon Call Using Computer. You will then see the following options.

There are three options for connecting to the audio of the meeting.

1. The Call Me option allows you to enter a phone number and WebEx will call you directly. There is no charge to use this service but if you are using a cell phone, it will require the use of your cell phone minutes. Just enter your phone number along with country and area code to allow the system to call you. When your phone rings, you will be prompted to press 1 to enter the meeting.

2. I Will Call In allows you to call in directly to the meeting. If you choose this option, click on the I Will Call In option and the system will display the number you should call along with the access code. Follow the prompts to enter the access codes.

3. Call Using Computer uses the speakers and microphone of your computer to provide the audio of the meeting. If you choose this option, you will want to test your speakers and microphone to ensure they are functioning properly. Choose your speakers and microphone from the drop down menus. Click on the Test button alongside the drop down menu to test them.

Volume Control Options

You may adjust the volume for your computer using the Volume Control Options located in the lower right corner on your screen. Right click on the speaker icon and click on Sounds. Once open, choose Playback to choose and/or configure your speakers. You will choose Recording to configure your microphone.

Download WebEx instructions with step-by-step screenshots

Connect with a mobile device

If you would like to connect to the webinar using your mobile phone or a tablet, please visit the App store for your device and download the free WebEx app. If you want to attend with your mobile device, please allow sufficient time to download the app before the start of the webinar.

When Signing In

Please include your first name and the name of the country or state from where you are watching. If you are watching as a group, please include the number of people viewing the class together in your sign-in name. For example: If your name is Ana and you were watching from Mexico with 4 other friends at the local Family History Center your sign-in name would look like this: Ana Mexico 5.

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