Webinars are live audio or video events hosted online, often for free. They are a great source for current genealogy knowledge and practices, delivered by family history experts.
Tablets, smartphones, and other mobile devices offer much of the functionality of laptop computers, with smaller size and greater flexibility.
Here are some helpful links for using iPhones, iPads, etc., in doing family history, as well as free genealogy applications for the Mac:
There are many social media tools you can use to communicate with others and share your progress and accomplishments.
Note: Basic Google searches are covered in Project 4: Discover, Goal 4, Choice C.
Using a genealogy software program helps you control and prepare data before sharing it on a public site such as FamilySearch or Ancestry. These programs can synchronize your data with online trees and produce a variety of useful reports about ancestors. For a video about choosing genealogy software, click here.
When your tree is uploaded to a family history website, others can suggest corrections and additions. Likewise, you can take advantage of existing trees on websites to enhance your own.