Download the Ancestry Search Tips Free eBook from Family Tree University Discover great ideas to help you get the most out of your Ancestry.com subscription.

You’ll find 48 “tricks, hints and hacks to unlock new family tree discoveries.” And you’ll also find helpful exclusive excerpts from the Unofficial Guide to Ancestry.comby Nancy Hendrickson.

Ancestry Search Tips Free eBook

Ancestry Search Tips Free eBookClick on the link to download 48 Ancestry.com Search Tips. Here’s the introduction:

Ancestry.com likely holds answers to at least some of your family tree questions. The key to finding those answers is learning how to sift through the massive amount of ancestor data on the subscription genealogy website. Do you want to use your paid Ancestry.com subscription more effectively? Make the most of a free trial subscription? Eke out whatever information you can for free, the pointers in this free e-book 48 Ancestry Search Tips will help you.

Ancestry Search Tips for Card Catalog

Learn how to search Ancestry’s Card Catalog. Searches of Ancestry’s entire set of resources often yields disappointing results. Learn how to craft effective searches using the Card Catalog feature.

My own tip for the Card Catalog is to use the keyword field for your searches, rather than the title field, for better results.

For other search tips, visit my posts on search strategies here.

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