Genealogy Online

Genealogy Online

Book - 2015 | Tenth edition
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The most complete and current guide to successful online genealogy

Conduct effective genealogical research using the experttechniques 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, locate 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. Maximize 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 genealogy software for your project Record, organize, save, and back up 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 it for search engine optimization Use DNA testing to find living and past relatives Search vital statistics through the National Archives and Records Administration, the Library of Congress, andother resources Access online library card catalogs and services Tap into international and ethnic genealogy resources Publish your research in print and on the Web
Publisher: New York : McGraw-Hill Education, [2015]
Edition: Tenth edition
ISBN: 9780071841108
0071841105
Branch Call Number: 929.1028 Crow 2015
Characteristics: xxix, 386 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: Introduction
Part I. Basics
1. Beginning a Genealogy Project
2. Software You'll Need
3. Ethics. Privacy and Law in Genealogy
Part II. Using the Internet for Genealogy
4. Genealogy Education
5. Revving Up Search Engines
6. Talk to Me: Twittrer, Skype, IM and Google
7. Fun with Email : Mail Lists, Newsletters and More
8. Social Networking
9. Blogging Your Genealogy: Sites, Software and More
10. DNA Genealogy
Part III. The Nitty Gritty: Places to Find Names, Dates and Places
11. Vital Records and Historical Documents
The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints: FamilySearch.org
13. Ellis Island Online: The American Family Immigration History Center
14. Online Library Card Catalogs and Services
15. International Genealogy Resources
16. Ethnic Genealogy Resources
17. The National Genealogical Society
18. The Ancestry.com and RootsWeb
19. Genealogical Publishing Housees and Their Sites
20. A Potpourri of Genealogy
Part IV. Appendixes
A. Genealogical Standards from the National Genealogical Society
B. How to find a Professional Genealogist
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This new edition by renowned American genealogist Elizabeth Powell Crowe makes the assumption that the reader already knows most Internet technologies and programs, and that you want to know how to use them to do your genealogy. It has never been a better time to try online genealogy.

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