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Instructional Videos

In addition to webinars and virtual classes, the BYU Library provides many other family history instructional videos. These pre-recorded videos are generally shorter in length and give you another way to learn more about family history in a convenient format.

Connecting to a Deceased Person on FamilySearch

June 20, 2024 03:45 PM
by Ann Tanner (20 June 2024 - 5 minutes)

Digitizing Video Cassette Tapes Using OBS Studio the ClearClick Digital Converter

June 16, 2024 06:24 AM
by James Tanner (15 June 2024 - 9 minutes)

Introduction to the 10 Million Names Project

June 14, 2024 12:50 PM
by Kathy Van Wagoner (2 May 2024 - 6 minutes)

Improvements in FamilySearch Images Pt. 2

March 29, 2024 01:20 PM
by John Pace (5 October 2022 - 8 minutes)

Improvements in FamilySearch Images Pt. 1

March 29, 2024 01:18 PM
by John Pace (5 October 2022 - 14 minutes)

Instructions for the Epson FF-680W Photo Scanner

March 29, 2024 01:17 PM
by James Tanner (6 October 2022 - 7 minutes)

Instructions for the Slidesnap Pro G4 1 Slide Scanner

March 29, 2024 01:16 PM
by James Tanner (5 Sep 2022 - 7 minutes)

Who Are You?

March 29, 2024 01:13 PM
by Rayanne Melick (5 June 2023 - 11 minutes)

Introduction to the Epson Perfection v750 Pro Scanner

March 29, 2024 01:12 PM
by James Tanner (5 August 2022 - 10 minutes)

Wolfram Alpha

March 29, 2024 01:11 PM
by Rayanne Melick (4 November 2022 - 13 minutes)

Where are all the Records on the FamilySearch.org Website?

March 29, 2024 01:09 PM
by Ann Tanner (31 March 2022 - 12 minutes)

Saving Your Files in the BYU Library

March 29, 2024 01:08 PM
by James Tanner (30 May 2022 - 6 minutes)

Introduction to the Epson Expression 12000XL Scanner

March 29, 2024 01:07 PM
by James Tanner (29 June 2022 - 9 minutes)

Introduction to the Plustek OpticBook A300 Plus Scanner

March 29, 2024 01:05 PM
by James Tanner (29 July 2022 - 11 minutes)

Introduction to the KIC Bookeye 4 Book Scanner

March 29, 2024 01:04 PM
by James Tanner (29 August 2022 - 8 minutes)

Google Lens

March 29, 2024 01:01 PM
by Rayanne Melick (26 August 2022 - 7 minutes)

Using Audacity to Digitize Audio Tapes from a Reel-to-Reel Tape Recorder

March 29, 2024 01:00 PM
by James Tanner (25 March 2023 - 9 minutes)

ScanPro 3000 Instructions for Auto-scanning Microfilm Images

March 29, 2024 12:37 PM
by James Tanner (24 May 2022 - 13 minutes)

FamilySearch Wiki Guided Research

March 29, 2024 12:34 PM
by Ann Tanner (23 October 2022 - 8 minutes)

MyHeritage PhotoDater

March 29, 2024 12:33 PM
by Rayanne Melick (21 November 2023 - 8 minutes)

RootsMagic 8, People Tab

March 29, 2024 12:31 PM
by Nancy Busby (20 Sep 2022 - 8 minutes)

Digitizing 8mm & VHS-C Camcorder Cassettes with the Elgato Video Capture Software

March 29, 2024 12:29 PM
by James Tanner (20 June 2023 - 10 minutes)

RootsTech Overview 2024

March 29, 2024 12:28 PM
by Rayanne Melick (2 February 2024 - 12 minutes)

Digitizing VHS Cassettes to a Computer or DVD Using the Elgato Video Capture Software

March 29, 2024 12:26 PM
by James Tanner (2 February 2023 - 9 minutes)

Findmypast Part 2

March 29, 2024 12:24 PM
by Vivien Brown (18 March 2023 - 14 minutes)

Find A Grave

March 29, 2024 12:22 PM
by Rayanne Melick (18 June 2022 - 13 minutes)

BYU Library Family History Resources

March 29, 2024 12:21 PM
by Erika Ward (17 February 2023 - 7 minutes)

Newspaper Databases at the BYU Library ProQuest, Gale etc.

March 29, 2024 12:19 PM
by Nicky Smith (16 Sep 2022 - 6 minutes)

Discovering the FamilySearch.org Learning Center

March 29, 2024 12:17 PM
by James Tanner (15 June 2023 - 5 minutes)

Introduction to the Shotbox Portable Light Studio

March 29, 2024 12:14 PM
by James Tanner (14 May 2023 - 4 minutes)

ScanPro 3000 Instructions for Scanning Microfiche

March 29, 2024 12:12 PM
by James Tanner (13 April 2022 - 8 minutes)

ScanPro 3000 Instructions for Scanning Individual Microfilm Images

March 06, 2024 11:53 AM
by James Tanner (13 April 2022 - 11 minutes)

The Family History Guide Record Search Practice Exercises

March 06, 2024 11:40 AM
by Ann Tanner (11 August 2023 - 6 minutes)

Google Translate

March 05, 2024 03:20 PM
by Rayanne Melick (11 August 2022 - 6 minutes)

BYU Family History Technology Lab

February 22, 2024 04:54 PM
by Mark Clement (6 Sept 2018) 30 minutes

Introduction to the TASCAM TEAC Professional Division CC-222 CD Recorder-Cassette Deck

February 22, 2024 04:52 PM
by James Tanner (7 December 2022 - 13 minutes)

Preserving Your Precious Memories at BYU

February 22, 2024 04:51 PM
by James Tanner (7 February 2023 - 7 minutes)

Google Maps How To

February 22, 2024 04:49 PM
by Nancy Busby (7 June 2023 - 6 minutes)

MyHeritage Wiki

February 22, 2024 04:47 PM
by Rayanne Melick (8 January 2024 - 8 minutes)

Ancestry Boutique Smaller Collections

February 22, 2024 04:45 PM
by Joyce Whiting (4 October 2017 - 20 minutes)

Ancestry Training Part 1: An Introduction

February 22, 2024 04:43 PM
by Erika Ward (23 February 2023 - 12 minutes)

FamilySearch Partner Blogs

February 22, 2024 04:42 PM
by Rayanne Melick (9 August 2017 - 12 minutes)

Five Minute Finds on Ancestry.com

February 22, 2024 04:41 PM
by Judy Sharp (9 November 2014 - 10 minutes)

I Got My DNA Results-Now What?

February 22, 2024 04:39 PM
by Vivien Brown (30 June 2017 - 16 minutes)

Importance of Checking Original Records

February 22, 2024 04:38 PM
by Vivien Brown (25 October 2017 - 12 minutes)

Moving Photos from Ancestry to FamilySearch

February 22, 2024 04:37 PM
by James Tanner (24 August 2016 - 11 minutes)

Strategies for Finding Your Ancestors Online Part 2

February 22, 2024 04:35 PM
by Judy Sharp (28 March 2018 - 13 minutes)

BYU Card Catalog 2017

February 22, 2024 04:34 PM
by Rayanne Melick (8 February 2017 - 14 minutes)

BYU Library Slide Scanners

February 22, 2024 04:32 PM
by Harold Davis (23 July 2018 - 8 minutes)

BYU Library Subscription Databases

February 22, 2024 04:31 PM
by Rayanne Melick (2 November 2016 - 9 minutes)

Canon Sheet Feed Scanner

February 22, 2024 04:30 PM
by Margaret Leckie (9 April 2016 - 12 minutes)

Epson Expression Large Slide Scanner at BYU

February 22, 2024 04:29 PM
by Margaret Leckie (6 April 2016 - 15 minutes)

Fold3

February 22, 2024 04:27 PM
by Joyce Whiting (14 May 2016 - 12 minutes)

Latter-day Saint Census Records

February 22, 2024 04:25 PM
by Ann Tanner ( 14 May 2016 - 12 minutes)

Map Resources at the Harold B. Lee Library

February 22, 2024 04:23 PM
by Nicky Smith (21 March 2014 - 9 minutes)

NewspaperArchive and Newspapers.com

February 22, 2024 04:22 PM
by Ann Tanner (23 March 2016 - 12 minutes)

OpticBook Scanner

February 22, 2024 04:20 PM
by Margaret Leckie (11 July 2014 - 16 minutes)

Collections in the Social Sciences and Education Section of the BYU Library

February 22, 2024 04:19 PM
by Nicky Smith (16 April 2016 - 6 minutes)

Special Collections

February 22, 2024 04:08 PM
by Rayanne Melick (13 July 2016 - 9 minutes)

All The Stories (for Latter-day Saints)

February 22, 2024 04:07 PM
by Harold Davis (14 February 2018 - 10 minutes)

BYU Family History Technology Lab (for Latter-day Saints)

February 22, 2024 04:05 PM
by Harold Davis (29 Sep 2017 - 18 minutes)

Puzzilla Premium

February 22, 2024 04:01 PM
by James Tanner (3 August 2015 - 10 minutes)

Relative Finder

February 22, 2024 03:59 PM
by Rayanne Melick (23 May 2016 - 12 minutes)

RootsMagic 8 — An Overview

February 22, 2024 03:58 PM
by Nancy Busby (21 March 2022 - 9 minutes)

RootsMagic Basic

February 22, 2024 03:56 PM
by Ann Tanner (29 April 2019 - 11 minutes)

Accessing New Records on FamilySearch

February 22, 2024 03:54 PM
by Ann Tanner (11 Sep 2020-12 minutes)

Adding Audio to FamilySearch

February 22, 2024 03:52 PM
by Rayanne Melick (4 December 2020 - 11 minutes)

Consultant Planner Training (for Latter-day Saints)

February 22, 2024 03:51 PM
by Rayanne Melick (25 July 2020 - 11 minutes)

Correcting Mistakes Entered for Gender or Relationship

February 22, 2024 03:49 PM
by Barbara Starkey (29 October 2018 - 7 minutes)

Creating a GEDCOM Using Information from FamilySearch

February 22, 2024 03:47 PM
by Nicky Smith (10 February 2020 - 9 minutes)

Effectively Handling Hints

February 22, 2024 03:45 PM
by Nicky Smith (29 October 2018 - 13 minutes)

England Jurisdictions Map 1851

February 22, 2024 03:41 PM
by Vivien Brown (6 November 2020 - 15 minutes)

Family History Activities

February 22, 2024 03:40 PM
by Rayanne Melick (25 March 2019 - 10 minutes)

FamilySearch Genealogies

February 22, 2024 03:38 PM
by Ann Tanner (4 November 2019 - 12 minutes)

FamilySearch – New Getting Started Page

February 22, 2024 03:36 PM
by Sarah Stoddard (16 April 2021 - 8 minutes)

FamilySearch Account Settings and Partners

February 22, 2024 03:35 PM
by Rayanne Melick (20 June 2018 - 8 minutes)

FamilySearch App Gallary

February 22, 2024 03:33 PM
by Harold Davis (7 June 2017 - 8 minutes)

FamilySearch BYU Catalog

February 22, 2024 03:32 PM
by Nicky Smith (22 March 2016 - 7 minutes)

FamilySearch Communities

February 22, 2024 03:31 PM
by Nicky Smith (13 August 2018 - 10 minutes)

FamilySearch Historical Image Search

February 22, 2024 03:28 PM
by Nicky Smith (23 August 2020 - 13 minutes)

FamilySearch Match Labeler

February 22, 2024 03:26 PM
by Vivien Brown (14 August 2020 - 7 minutes)

FamilySearch Memories Update

February 22, 2024 03:25 PM
by Ann Tanner (3 September 2020) 13 minute).)

FamilySearch Mobile App

February 22, 2024 03:23 PM
by Vivien Brown (3 October 2020 - 16 minutes)

FamilySearch.org: Searching the Catalog, Books & Family Tree

February 22, 2024 03:21 PM
by Rayanne Melick (5 August 2019 - 13 minutes)

FamilySearch Partners & Solutions Gallery Update

February 22, 2024 03:20 PM
by Rayanne Melick (3 February 2020 - 5 minutes)

The Family History Guide Updates -March 2021

February 15, 2024 03:15 PM
by Ann Tanner (13 March 2021 - 13 minutes)

The Family History Guide Updates

February 15, 2024 03:14 PM
by Ann Tanner (2 Sep 2020 - 11 minutes)

The Family History Guide Revisited

February 15, 2024 03:13 PM
by Rayanne Melick (10 January 2018 - 15 minutes)

The Family History Guide Countries Research

February 15, 2024 03:12 PM
by Rayanne Melick (13 November 2020 - 15 minutes)

Come Follow Me Companion (for Latter-day Saints)

February 15, 2024 03:11 PM
by Ann Tanner (8 April 2019 - 7 minutes)

Facebook for Family History

February 15, 2024 03:10 PM
by Rayanne Melick (2 December 2019 - 8 minutes)

Creating a Facebook Group

February 14, 2024 02:15 PM
by Rayanne Melick (13 December 2014 - 14 minutes)

Introduction to the Canon Image Formula DR G1130 (Sheet Feed Scanner)

February 14, 2024 02:13 PM
by James Tanner (16 August 2022 - 10 minutes)

Who's The Wife

February 14, 2024 02:11 PM
by Vivien Brown (28 June 2021 - 17 minutes)

Using WorldCat

February 14, 2024 02:08 PM
by Joyce Whiting (26 March 2014 - 6 minutes)