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The #1 Best-Selling Genealogy Book, Updated for 2002

Use the Latest Internet Resources to Trace Your Family History

"The perfect map for family historians using the information superhighway. Crowe deftly charts the wrong turns and dead ends, steering readers to the BEST genealogy sites. Discover step-by-step directions on how to get there and how to make the most of your research trip once you arrive! Rev up those computers by learning strategies for navigating genealogy mail lists, search engines, databases, and catalogs for beginners and intermediates. Genealogy Online is your premier tour guide!" --DearMYRTLE, Daily Genealogy Columnist

Trace the roots of your own family tree--and maybe even find new family members--with this popular, helpful resource. Genealogy Online, Sixth Edition explores the vast world of ancestry-related networks, Web sites, and online services, explaining which ones best suit your purposes. You'll discover how to use chat rooms and mailing lists effectively and where to go on the Web to find specific types of genealogical information. You'll also learn how to track and analyze your research and share your findings with others on the Internet. Fully updated and revised to include the brand-new Ellis Island Foundation database, this best-selling guide is perfect for anyone with Internet access and an interest in family history.

  • Set up hardware and software to best serve your needs
  • Plan your own genealogy research project
  • Make use of Usenet, the Internet messaging system
  • Subscribe to valuable Internet mailing lists
  • Chat in real-time with other researchers around the world
  • Use search engines to tap new resources of information
  • Publish your research on the Web
  • Search brand-new resources like the Ellis Island Foundation database

In-depth coverage of 100+ Web sites, including:

  • Afrigeneas
  • JewishGen
  • DearMYRTLE
  • GenServ
  • GenWeb
  • Everton's Genealogical Helper
  • Ancestry.com
  • MyHistory.com
  • MyFamily.com
  • AOL genealogy sites

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Reach for your roots! Research your family background, discover the history of your own ancestry, and maybe even locate new members of your family tree with the updated sixth edition of this widely praised best-seller.

Table of Contents

Part 1: The Basics

Chapter 1 Beginning a Genealogy Project

Chapter 2 Hardware and Software

Chapter 3 Online Society

Part 2: The Internet

Chapter 4 The World Wide Web

Chapter 5 Search Engines

Chapter 6 Chat: Hail Thy Fellow on the Net!

Chapter 7 Genealogy Mailing Lists and Newsletters

Chapter 8 Usenet

Part 3: Specific Online Resources

Chapter 9 The Library of Congress and the NARA

Chapter 10 The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints

Chapter 11 Ellis Island Online: The American Family Immigration

Chapter 12 Online Library Card Catalogs

Chapter 13 International Genealogy Resources

Chapter 14 Ethnic Genealogy Resources

Chapter 15 The National Genealogical Society

Chapter 16 RootsWeb

Chapter 17 The Ancestry.com Family of Sites

Chapter 18 Everton Publishers

Chapter 19 CompuServe?s Genealogy Forums

Chapter 20 America Online?s Golden Gate Genealogy Forum

Chapter 21 Around the Web in 80 (or so) Sites

Part 4: Appendices

(and more...)

Product Details

Crowe, Elizabeth Powell
McGraw-Hill/Osborne Media
Berkeley, Calif.
Computer Science
Data processing
Online Services - Resource Directories
Genealogy -- Data processing.
REFERENCE / Genealogy
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Includes index.
Genealogy Online
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9.16x7.42x.97 in. 1.83 lbs.

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