Genealogy for Beginners
Beginner's Guide to Starting A Family Tree - If you were to attend a beginner’s class on how to build your family tree online, it would almost certainly focus a lot on Ancestry.com. Classes for experienced genealogists would move beyond this to more obscure websites and specialized websites for certain types of genealogy. But, for beginners just getting started with conducting genealogy online, building their online family tree and doing it accurately are usually the main goals.
History at Home: A Guide to Genealogy – A listing of sites to start your search.
Starting Your Research - The basics for starting your genealogy search.