Thursday, December 6, 2012

Course to Cover Google for Genealogy


Make the popular search engine work for you in this Family Tree University class

We’re all familiar with the basic functions of Google—how a few choice keywords and a click of the button can dredge up thousands of relevant search results. But how much do you know about its more advanced features?

Learn to navigate archives of old newspapers or have surname-specific blog posts delivered straight to your e-mail inbox in Family Tree University's new course: Google for Genealogy, starting Monday, Dec. 10.

The class will cover key tools for finding your ancestors, such as:

  • Advanced Google Search
  • Gmail
  • Google+
  • Google Reader
  • Google News Archive
  • Google Books
  • Google Translate
  • Google Alerts
  • Google Drive
  • Preview of Google Earth

Plus: Course includes supplemental readings from the pages of Family Tree Magazine, quizzes to test your knowledge and an on-hand instructor to answer your questions. Register now and save 20% with coupon code FTU1212.

Family Tree University courses are self-paced and take place online. View all courses here.


About Family Tree University

Family Tree University is part of the Genealogy Community at F+W Media, Inc., which also encompasses Family Tree Magazine—America’s most popular family history magazine—the Family Tree Books imprint and the ShopFamilyTree.com online store. These publications and products are devoted to providing engaging, easy-to-understand instruction that makes genealogy a hobby anyone can do. In addition to the virtual conference, Family Tree University offers more than 30 online genealogy courses and monthly live webinars.