Best Websites: Card Catalog Walk-Through with Lisa Louise Cooke

In this episode of Best Websites, Lisa Louise Cooke walks us through’s expansive card catalog and reveals how this resource can be used to find valuable records for free. Best Genealogy Websites: Card Catalog (00:18) is one of the world’s most popular genealogy websites. The card catalog at can make it much easier to find records, even if you’re not a subscriber. The Card Catalog helps you determine whether has a particular record you need, and then allows you to search that specific collection. Resources Mentioned in This Episode: * Card Catalog Read Finding Collections with the Card Catalog by Sunny Jane Morton in the January  / February 2023 issue of Family Tree Magazine. How to Use the Card Catalog How do you find more ancestor answers in the genealogy collections at Follow these tips to master the Card Catalog. Family Tree Magazine /* Embedded-box css */ .embedded-box{ padding: 25px; font-size: 14px; font-weight: 400; line-height: 1.5; color: #82878c; background: #fff; border: 1px solid #e5e5e5; box-shadow: 0 1px 1px rgba(0,0,0,.05); overflow: auto; zoom: 1; font-family: -apple-system,BlinkMacSystemFont,"Segoe UI",Roboto,Oxygen-Sans,Ubuntu,Cantarell,"Helvetica Neue",sans-serif; } .acf-embed-title{ margin: 0 0 15px; font-weight: 600; font-size: 22px; line-height: 1.3; } .acf-embed-description { display: inline-block; } .acf-embed-description img { float: left; max-width: 160px; margin-right: 20px; margin-bottom: 20px; } .wp-embed-site-title a{ position: relative; display: inline-block; padding-left: 35px; } .wp-embed-site-title span { color: #82878c; text-decoration: none; font-weight: 600; } .wp-embed-site-icon { position: absolute; top: 50%; left: 0; transform: translateY(-50%); height: 25px; width: 25px; border: 0; padding-bottom: 0px!important; } Sign up for Our Free Genealogy Newsletter: The Genealogy Insider email newsletter includes a digest of articles, including one or two free articles in each newsletter. Daily and weekly options. Join the conversation – Follow Family Tree Magazine on social:

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