Humanities › History & Culture Free Online Genealogy Education Sources Share Flipboard Email Print Tim Robberts / Getty Images History & Culture Genealogy Basics Surnames Genealogy Fun Vital Records Around the World American History African American History African History Ancient History and Culture Asian History European History Inventions Latin American History Medieval & Renaissance History Military History The 20th Century Women's History View More By Kimberly Powell Genealogy Expert Certificate in Genealogical Research, Boston University B.A., Carnegie Mellon University Kimberly Powell is a professional genealogist and the author of The Everything Guide to Online Genealogy. She teaches at the Genealogical Institute of Pittsburgh and the Salt Lake Institute of Genealogy. our editorial process Kimberly Powell Updated March 30, 2020 Whether you are brand new to genealogy or have been researching your family for more than 20 years, there is always room to learn something new. These free online genealogy classes, tutorials, podcasts, and webinars offer something for everyone. 01 of 04 UK National Archives Podcast Series Dozens of informative, family history-related podcasts are available to download free and to listen from the UK National Archives, ranging from beginner topics such as "Tracing Scottish Ancestors" and "What Can You Learn from a DNA Test?" to interest-specific talks such as "Records of Bankruptcies in the National Archives" and "Sources for Tracing Agricultural Labourers". 02 of 04 Legacy Family Tree Webinars Legacy Family Tree offers anywhere from two to five free online webinars each month, with presentations from nationally known speakers including Megan Smolenyak, Maureen Taylor and many others. Topics range from genealogical case studies to DNA to using social networking tools such as Facebook in your genealogy research. Archived webinars are available for 10 days if you can't make the live event. After that point you can purchase the archived webinar on CD. 03 of 04 SCGS Jamboree Extension Series Southern California Genealogical Society's popular Jamboree Extension Series provides free family history and genealogy educational webinar (web-based seminar) sessions for genealogists around the world. The live webinars are free to everyone; archived recordings are also available to members of SCGS. 04 of 04 FamilySearch Webinars Hundreds of free online genealogy classes are available at FamilySearch.org, covering topics ranging from beginning genealogy research to deciphering handwritten records. The classes are available in several languages, are self-paced and entirely free to everyone. Most include video lessons, course outlines, and handouts.