Genealogy Online (Paperback)

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The definitive online genealogy guide--updated with the latest Web 2.0 technologies

Begin or expand a successful genealogical research project using the proven, up-to-date methods and tools in this thoroughly revised bestselling guide. Featu...

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Elizabeth Powell Crowe has been pursuing genealogy for more than 20 years. She has worked as an editor for numerous genealogy- or technology-related publications including Computer Currents magazine, Valley Leaves, LeDespencer magazine, and the Computers in Genealogy. Crowe conducts genealogy workshops throughout the South, and has been a regular guest on the Dear MYRTLE Family History Internet Radio Show and other genealogy-related programs.

The definitive online genealogy guide--updated with the latest Web 2.0 technologies

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

"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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ISBN 9780071740371
Genre REFERENCE / Genealogy & Heraldry
Format Paperback
Pages 461
Publisher Date 2010-08-27 00:00:00.0
Publisher McGraw-Hill Osborne Media
Copyright Year 2011
Height 9.0 in
Wdth 7.5 in
Thickness 1.0 in
Unit weight 1.8 lb
Language English
Series Name Genealogy Online
Edition Number 9
Audience General/trade
Authors Crowe, Elizabeth Powell

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