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* Learn genealogy research tips with these free genealogy webinars

Who doesn't love a freebie? There are some great free learning opportunities on tap this week. Webinars are an awesome way to learn new tips and tools. These virtual educational sessions are great for new genealogy researchers and experienced genealogists alike! There are quite a few interesting FREE webinars going on this week. If you can't make the live session, I would still register! Many presentations will be archived after the live presentation and a link to view the recorded webinar will be emailed to all registered participants.

Free Webinars this week May 16- May 22, 2011

Tuesday May 17, 2011 5pm EST- Collaborative Genealogy will be hosting a free webinar to walk you through how easy it is to collaborate on your genealogy with both close and distant family. If you're interested in learning more about collaborative genealogy, register for this webinar at your earliest convenience. Space is limited, so don't hesitate.

Wednesday May 18, 2011 2pm EST- Google Forms for genealogists with Thomas MacEntee

Learn how to use Google Forms which is part of Google Docs - a free application complete with spreadsheets, word processing and more - to your advantage. While a basic understanding of Google Docs is not necessary, it helps if you know how to access the Google Docs program (see the Google Docs for Genealogists webinar recording). We'll cover how to create new forms, how to add templates, how to embed forms in blogs and websites, how to share forms, and how to be notified each time a form is competed. Register Here.

Wednesday May 18, 2011 3pm EST- Photo Detective Live! Solutions to Your Photo Mysteries

Maureen A. Taylor, the Photo Detective, has been solving family historians’ photo mysteries for years. In celebration of National Photo Month, she’ll offer advice for identifying family photos in a free webinar! You can submit a question for consideration by entering it when you register. Register here.

Wednesday May 18, 2011 9pm EST- Tracing Your Immigrant Ancestors with Lisa Alzo

America is a nation of immigrants, comprised of people who left home to find a better life for themselves and their families. Tracking down your immigrant ancestors can often be a daunting task. This session lead by Lisa Also will show you tips and tricks for locating and searching passenger lists and other key immigration documents both on and offline to help you trace your roots. Register here.

If you know of any other webinars or programs going on please share the info! Have fun learning!

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