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The BYU Library hosts family history webinars by experts in the genealogical field on a variety of topics including research, resources, tools, and methods. You can view webinars live as they are scheduled or watch the recordings.
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Upcoming Webinars

Date / Time Title Location Info
Thursday, July 25
5:00 PM - 6:00 PM
The Family History Guide for Latinos Ada Luque Nelson and Maribel Medina
Thursday, August 01
5:00 PM - 6:00 PM
If you use it, cite it. Understanding genealogy source citations James Tanner
Thursday, August 15
5:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Military Research: What and When Marilyn Thomsen
Thursday, August 22
5:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Scottish Family History Research: Beyond the Basics Maureen Brady
Thursday, August 29
5:00 PM - 6:00 PM
State Military Record Resources Marilyn Thomsen
Thursday, September 12
5:00 PM - 6:00 PM
The World of Genealogy in Digital Books James Tanner
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Recent Webinars

The Family History Guide: Tips and Tricks

July 22, 2024 03:59 PM
by Bob Taylor (4 April 2022)

How Do You Find Genealogical Records?

July 22, 2024 03:26 PM
by James Tanner (3 November 2022)

Researching Religious Records

July 22, 2024 03:09 PM
by Maureen Brady (17 November 2022)

What can I do if my Ancestors came from Hungary?

July 22, 2024 02:26 PM
by James Tanner (18 July 2024)

German Census Records: A New Genealogical Source

July 22, 2024 02:24 PM
by Roger Minert (23 February 2023)

Getting Started with African American Research

July 22, 2024 02:00 PM
by Julia A. Anderson (18 May 2023)

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December 22, 2023 04:52 PM
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