7 Free Genealogy Steals in January include:
- FindMyPast.com has free access to over 8 billion records 22-25 January. Local subscribers get World access; World subscribers get 3 additional days added to their subscription. If you have any UK heritage, this is a must!
- Ancestry.com has free access to all Australian records 22-26 January *AEDT (Australian Eastern Daylight Time)
- MyHeritage.com has a large collection of free digitized books available for searching/reading (over 37 million pages in 150,000 books relevant to family history). Read about the collection here. Search the collection for your ancestors here. Just tried this and found a clue for my hard-to-trace Canadian ancestry! Must finish blog quickly and get back to the search!
- AmericanAncestors (New England Historic Genealogical Society) has an offering for 2016: become a guest user, get a free account, have access to eleven free databases, and all new databases are free for 30 days!
- The Illinois State Genealogical Society (ISGS) offers a free monthly webinar program in 2016. Check out the scheduled classes and links for free registration here.
- The National Institute for Genealogical Studies offers free virtual meetings in January. Let’s all just admit continuing education is a good thing and sign up!
- The University of Strathclyde Glasgow through FutureLearn offers a free, six-week online course, Genealogy: Researching Your Family Tree, beginning March 16. (Okay, this one won’t boost your research now, but register now and be grateful in March!)