Module 1: Getting Started with Genealogy Research

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The Government and Heritage Library teamed up with the Z. Smith Reynolds Library at Wake Forest University for RootsMOOC, a massive open online course on starting genealogical research. Below are the videos used in the course.

Module 1: Getting Started with Genealogy Research

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Visiting the experts

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Documentation tutorials

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Ancestor chart [PDF]
Ancestor chart example [PDF]

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Family group sheet [PDF]
Family group sheet example [PDF]

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Research log - PDF or Excel file

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Cousin chart

Module 1 Quiz