14:15 - 15:00
FamilySearch is the world’s largest genealogy organisation. Millions use its free records and resources to discover their family history. Access is free through FamilySearch.org and 4,600 family history centres worldwide. 
Using FamilySearch.org can be a very productive resource for your research. This presentation will focus on getting the very best from FamilySearch.org, exploring
Traps for the unwary researcher
Tips for effective research using different approaches
New tools and research techniques
Simple tricks for accessing the right records 
This presentation is aimed at early to experienced researchers.

Brian McKechnie

Brian McKechnie was appointed as Patron Services Manager for FamilySearch in the UK and Ireland in June 2014. He was previously Knowledge Exchange Manager at the University of Strathclyde with overall responsibility for the MSc programme in Genealogical Studies and has been involved in genealogical research for over 40 years. Research interests include Scottish and Irish diaspora studies, early LDS records and intergenerational collaboration approaches.

Experience Level: 
Beginner