You Need a Search Strategy: Maximizing Your Results with Online Genealogical Databases

Mike Mansfield

Director of Content Operations

In the past 20 years, online search systems databases and image collections have revolutionized family history and genealogical research making our work faster easier and more convenient. However, these databases are not without limitations and quirks. This webinar will discuss some limitations we face and present strategies for more effective searches across a spectrum of websites and online services.

Welcome
33s
Speaker's Introduction
1m 27s
Introduction
4m 20s
Indexing and Keying Challenges
8m 05s
Original Document Problems
7m 53s
Database Gotchas
6m 21s
Search Engine Limitations
4m 33s
Solutions
43m 21s
Announcements/prizes
2m 20s
Questions/answers
3m 10s
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