Genealogy Fundamentals is designed for both the beginning and the experienced genealogist, and is also a recommended reference for genealogy libraries and classroom use. The 305 illustrations show record content, sample letters, and a note keeping system with 3" x 5" cards. The twelve lessons at the close of the book are designed for home study or group study, and guide the novice step-by-step. Included are chapters on terminology, research tools, record repositories, basic genealogy records, and family history. Emphasis is given on the use of the LDS Family History Library, family history centers, and local libraries. Nine chapters are devoted to research techniques for using the unique Family History Library computerized databases. There are addresses for vital record offices for ninety-six states and countries, and a list of gazetteers for seventy-two countries, with the appropriate research jurisdictions.