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Genealogy Online (Genealogy Online)

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Publisher Comments:

The bestselling genealogy guide--updated with the latest websites and online resources

Using this fully revised, detailed guide and your computer, you can successfully embark on a genealogical research project, locate family roots, and possibly find new family members. Genealogy Online, Eighth Edition explores the vast world of ancestry-related networks, websites, blogs, and other online services, and explains how they all work.

You will discover how to begin your search, find specific types of genealogical information on the Web, and use online tools effectively and efficiently. Techniques for tracking, organizing, analyzing, and sharing research are included. This expert guide will help you break down the walls that obscure family histories and save time and money in the process.

  • Select the best genealogy software for your needs
  • Carefully record, organize, and back up your data
  • Target your searches using Boolean terms
  • Chat in real-time with other researchers around the world
  • Subscribe to genealogy mail lists, forums, podcasts, and RSS feeds
  • Search vast resources like the National Archives and Records Administration and the Library of Congress
  • Create and share GEDCOM files
  • Tap into international genealogy resources
  • Publish your research on the Web
  • Create your own genealogy blog

Covers 100+ websites, including:

  • AfriGeneas.com
  • RootsWeb.com
  • Ancestry.com
  • MyFamily.com
  • Genealogy.com
  • JewishGen.org
  • FamilySearch.org
  • EllisIsland.org
  • NGSgenealogy.org
  • Cyndislist.org
  • DearMYRTLE.com
  • Archives.gov
  • AdopteeForum.com

Book News Annotation:

After reviewing the rules of online etiquette, ethics, and privacy, this authoritative guide explains how to navigate search engines and vital records offices to find familial ancestors, and recommends the best websites for discovering family history information, such as the LDS databases, Ellis Island records, and the National Genealogical Society. The eighth edition is fully revised with updated information on current websites and online resources. Annotation ©2009 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)

Synopsis:

Tracing family history is now easier than ever with this completely revised and updated edition of "Genealogy Online." Whether readers are new or experienced at genealogical resources, this book gives them all the tools, techniques, and advice to quickly sort through the information available on the Internet.

Synopsis:

"With years of experience online, Elizabeth Powell Crowe has become an authority on online genealogical research. She explains how to trace your family tree in an easy-to-understand way that anyone can follow." --Terry Morgan, AOL Genealogy Forum

About the Author

Elizabeth Powell Crowe has been pursuing genealogy for more than 20 years. She conducts genealogy workshops throughout the South, and contributes articles to Digital Genealogist magazine.

Table of Contents

Part I: The Basics

Chapter 1. Beginning a Genealogy Project

Chapter 2. Software You'll Need

Chapter 3. Genealogy Education

Chapter 4. Online Communities

Chapter 5. Ethics, Privacy, and Low in Genealogy

Part II: General Genealogy

Chapter 6. Revving Up Search Engines

Chapter 7. Chat

Chapter 8. Genealogy Mailing Lists and Forums

Part III: The Nitty Gritty: Places to Find Names, Dates, and Places

Chapter 9. Vital Records and Historical Documents

Chapter 10. Online Library Card Catalogs

Chapter 11. Genealogy Database Sites

Part IV: The Genealogy World

Chapter 12. International Genealogy Resources

Chapter 13. Ethic Genealogy Resources

Chapter 14. The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints

Chapter 15. Ellis Island Online: The American Family Immigration History Center

Chapter 16. The National Genealogy Society

Chapter 17. The Generations Network and RootsWeb

Part V: Appendixes

Appendix A. Genealogical Standards and Guidelines Recommended by the National Genealogical Society

Appendix B. How to Find a Professional Genealogist

Glossary

Index

Product Details

ISBN:
9780071499316
Publisher:
McGraw-Hill/Osborne Media
Subject:
General
Author:
Crowe, Elizabeth Powell
Subject:
Internet - General
Subject:
Genealogy
Subject:
Non-Classifiable
Subject:
Data processing
Subject:
Internet
Subject:
Genealogy -- Data processing.
Copyright:
Edition Number:
7
Series:
Genealogy Online
Publication Date:
February 2008
Binding:
Paperback
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Y
Pages:
426
Dimensions:
9.24x7.34x.94 in. 1.52 lbs.

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Product details 426 pages McGraw-Hill/Osborne Media - English 9780071499316 Reviews:
"Synopsis" by , Tracing family history is now easier than ever with this completely revised and updated edition of "Genealogy Online." Whether readers are new or experienced at genealogical resources, this book gives them all the tools, techniques, and advice to quickly sort through the information available on the Internet.
"Synopsis" by , "With years of experience online, Elizabeth Powell Crowe has become an authority on online genealogical research. She explains how to trace your family tree in an easy-to-understand way that anyone can follow." --Terry Morgan, AOL Genealogy Forum
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