Are you just starting to research your family history? Knowing where to begin can be confusing and intimidating. Library and Archives Canada has a wealth of information on how to get started. On their website you will find information on:

1. How to Begin
2. What to do First
3. Choose a Strategy
4. Find Information
5. Organize Information
6. Learn More
7. Bibliography
8. Genealogy and Family History Glossary

Although the above information is mostly related to Canada, it can be used as a guideline on how to get started with your research no matter where you live in the world!