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Research techniques

Improve your own research skills - or help others improve theirs!

  1. Search techniques

    This is the place to learn how to make the best use of resources, whether they're online or offline - and a place where you can share your tips with others.
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    Latest: Book Review Annabelleb, Mar 23, 2018
  2. Problems at other genealogy websites

    From time to time we all encounter problems using Ancestry, Findmypast, FamilySearch and other sites. Sharing our experiences could help us come up with workarounds. Don't use this forum to report problems at LostCousins, instead contact Peter direct.
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    Latest: Adoption jorghes, Nov 17, 2018 at 11:57 PM
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  3. How to record information

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  4. Family tree programs

    Share information about the program you use, or ask for advice if you're thinking of buying a new program; the fact that a program is listed does NOT imply that is recommended
    Latest: FTM Companion Guide Helen7, Nov 16, 2018 at 11:31 PM
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  5. Online family trees

    This forum is for discussion of the function and capabilities of online trees, not their content
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    Latest: Family Tree on Family Search peter, Feb 7, 2018
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  6. Family Tree Analyzer

    An essential utility that not only helps you to identify errors and omissions but also helps you to fill the gaps
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  7. Utilities to download

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