The National Archives has expanded its collection of available, online workshops. These workshops are available on the Archives’ YouTube Channel. Some of the newly released workshops were created directly for genealogists. Get more details from this recent Archives press release:
National Archives Puts More Popular Records Workshops Online
More “Know Your Records” videos now available on National Archives’ YouTube Channel
Washington, DC…The National Archives has launched new online videos of its most popular genealogy “how to” workshops. These videos cover “hot topics” in genealogical research such as Civil War records, online resources and databases, and more. These workshops led by National Archives experts are available on the National Archives YouTube channel [http://tinyurl.com/NARAGenie].
The National Archives produced Know Your Records video shorts cover the creation, scope, content, and use of National Archives records for genealogical research. “We are happy to make more of our most popular genealogy lectures available online. We welcome researcher feedback and will continue to make more workshops available online for free for viewing by anyone, anywhere, at any time,” said Diane Dimkoff, Director of Customer Services.
For the first time, researchers and staff voted for their favorite topics—and the National Archives listened:
Access to Archival Databases (AAD) for Genealogists (54:57)
National Archives electronic records expert Dan Law discusses using electronic records for genealogy research and shows how to access such records using the National Archives Access to Archival Databases (AAD) online search engine.