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Genealogy Online

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Media: BOOK - paperback, 494 pages
Author: E. Crowe
Year: 2010
Other Data: 9th ed., b&w photos, glossary, index
ISBN: 9780071740371

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Product Code: MCW001

Begin or expand a successful genealogical research project using the proven, up-to-date methods and tools in this thoroughly revised bestselling guide. Featuring new coverage of Web 2.0 applications such as push technology, streaming video, blogs, podcasts, and social networking, Genealogy Online, Ninth Edition covers the wide array of ancestry-related networks, websites, and other online services, and explains how they all work.

Discover how to start 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. The potential for finding clues, data, and other researchers looking for the same family names has increased exponentially in the last decade. This expert guide will help you take full advantage of the cutting-edge genealogy resources available at your fingertips.

* Select the best genealogy software for your project
* Carefully record, organize, and back up your data
* Ensure accuracy, privacy, and copyright compliance
* Target your searches using Boolean terms
* Chat in real-time with researchers worldwide using Twitter, Skype, IM, and chat
* Subscribe to genealogy mail lists, newsletters, groups, forums, podcasts, and RSS feeds
* Integrate social networking tools into your research, including Facebook, Second Life, and Google Wave
* Use social bookmarking and tagging to find and share information
* Set up your own genealogy blog
* Search vast resources like the National Archives and Records Administration and the Library of Congress
* Tap into international genealogy resources
* Publish your research on the Web


Part 1. The Basics
1. Beginning a Genealogy Project
2. Software You'll Need
3. Genealogy Education
4. Online Communities
5. Ethics, Privacy and Law in Genealogy

Part 2. General Genealogy
6. Revving Up Search Engines
7. Talk to Me: Twitter, Skype, IM and Chat
8. Genealogy Mail Lists, Newsletters and Mail Groups
9. Social Networking
10. Social Bookmaring and Tagging
11. Blogging Your Genealogy, Sites, Software and More

Part 3. The Nitty Gritty: Places to Find Names, Dates and Places
12. Vital Records and Historical Documents
13. The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints
14. Ellis Island Online: The American Family Immigration History Centre
15. Online Library Card Catalogs and Services
16. International Genealogy Resources
17. Ethnic Genealogy Resources
18. The National Genealogical Society
19. and RootsWeb
20. Genealogical Publishing Houses and their Sites
21. A Potpourri of Genealogy

Part 4 Appendixes
A. Genealogical Standards and Guidelines from the Nayional Genealogical Society
B. How to Find a Professional Genealogist

"With her thorough but not overwhelming descriptions, Crowe provides genealogists with a solid roadmap for successful searching" - Elaine M. Kuhn, Library Journal

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