Search our Catalog by Keyword for: genealogy manuals.
Also try these quick and easy genealogy books in the Children's Department:
As your family's historian, you will spend most of your time tracking down the records produced by and about your ancestors during their lives. Called "primary sources", these documents include birth & death certificates, family bibles, military records, and more. The following resources can help you locate these records:
The library subscribes to these databases:
Try these websites for free genealogy information on the Internet:
Organize and interpret your research with these charts and forms:
When using a search engine like Google.com, try using the following search pattern:
See this extensive guide compiled by the Alamance NC Public Library.
Go to: http://alamancelibraries.libguides.com/gen-how-to
Author: Gaston County Public Library
Title: Beginning Your Family History Research
Revised: 26 August 2017
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