When it comes to researching your family and local history, and other topics of interest, ensure you get the most out of your new best friend – Google. There are a few tips and tricks to implement so that your search strategies are pulling positive results. Some resources to make the most out of Google include: Google
A growing set of links at Cyndi's List of genealogy sites on the internet: Googling for Grandma
The YouTube Channel from US genealogy podcaster Lisa Louise Cooke ; Genealogy Gems has videos "Google Earth for your family history" , "Google for genealogy" and "Google News Timeline" all with useful screenshots you can follow along with.
Further reading is at the Genealogy In Time newsletter