Genealogy Online

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Media: BOOK - paperback, 494 pages
Author: E. Crowe
Year: 2015
ISBN: 9780071841108
Other: 10th ed., b&w photos, glossary, index
Publisher: McGraw-Hill

Conduct effective genealogical research using the expert techniques and innovative tools in this fully updated, bestselling resource. 'Genealogy Online' (tenth edition) reveals new research breakthroughs, such as DNA testing, and covers the latest ancestry-related websites, blogs, networks, and social media services.

You'll find out how to begin your search, local specific types of genealogical information on the Web, and efficiently use a wide variety of online tools. Proven methods for recording, organizing, analyzing and sharing data are provided. Maximise the state-of-the-art genealogy resources available online and connect to researchers worldwide with help from this practical, up-to-date guide.

- Choose the right software for your project
- Record, organize, save, and backup your data
- Ensure accuracy, privacy, and copyright compliance
- Conduct targeted Internet searches using Boolean terms
- Connect to other researchers in real-time using Twitter, Skype, IM, and Google
- Use social networking services, including Facebook, LinkedIn, Google+, Pinterest and MeetUp
- Create your own genealogy blog and tag if for search engine optimization
- Use DNA testing to find living and past relatives
- Search vital statistics through the National Archives and Records Administration (NARA) , the Library of Congress, and other resources
- Access online library and card catalogs and services
- Publish your research in print and on the Web

This book is "the most complete and current guide to successful online genealogy".



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

Part 2. Using the Internet for Genealogy
4. Genealogy Education
5. Revving Up Search Engines
6. Talk to Me: Twitter, Skype, IM and Google
7. Fun with E-mail: Mail Lists, Newsletters and Mail Groups
8. Social Networking
9. Blogging Your Genealogy: Sites, Software and More
10. DNA Genealogy

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 Vital Records and Historical Documents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

Part 4. Appendixes
A. Genealogical Standards and Guidelines from the National 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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