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E-Learning Modules


Training modules for which is a part of the Ancestry suite of products are included below. 

Modules include: " - An Introduction" and "Searching and Saving."

Intended Audience: Anyone new to Library Edition

This session is an overview of Library Edition.  Dating from the 1600s to the 2010s, this database contains over 10,000 plus historical newspapers in full runs or portions of runs from around the globe. 

Duration:  4 minutes


This session is targeted on searching and saving in Library Edition.  It is the second of two modules offered for this historical newspaper content which is a part of the Ancestry suite of products. 

Duration: 5 minutes

Webinar Recordings


A session designed to acclimate the user to Broken into individual sections for ease in learning. 

Duration:  40 Minutes


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