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Genealogy Quicksteps (Paperback)

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    A full-color, step-by-step guide for the novice genealogist!

    Genealogy QuickSteps provides step-by-step instructions for researching ancestry using the Internet and software tools—essential resources for anyone doing research i......more

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A full-color, step-by-step guide for the novice genealogist!

Genealogy QuickSteps provides step-by-step instructions for researching ancestry using the Internet and software tools—essential resources for anyone doing research in genealogy. This highly illustrated, full-color guide takes a step-by-step approach to common tasks. You’ll learn essential concepts and terminology, examine software options, and discover a wide range of websites, online archives, social media, blogs, and more. The book zeroes in on the steps needed to locate information, helping you break through common roadblocks. You’ll also learn the correct methods for organizing and displaying family tree information.

Coauthor Bobbi Sandberg brings the added advantage of having years of experience teaching and lecturing about genealogy and helping others research their roots. In this book, the authors use not only their own genealogy experience but also incorporate the experiences of other researchers who are introduced in the first chapter. The use of real-life experiences from a variety of sources to illustrate points throughout the book helps personalize the information and provides the you with valuable tips and ideas.

Genealogy QuickSteps

  • Highly illustrated in full-color guide that shows you exactly what you’ll see on popular genealogy sites, social networking pages, and Internet archives
  • Leads the novice through the complete process of preparation, initial information collection, layers of search and research, and proper documentation of the results
  • Provides a specific set of examples that you can duplicate easily using your own data
  • Includes first-person personal experience sidebars throughout
  • Features a unique, oblong layout that mimics the computer screen, displays graphics and text side by side, and lays flat so you can follow along as you type
  • Explains the techniques and venues for social networking with other researchers—an invaluable source of information and connections that can lead to many breakthroughs
  • Teaches the best way to organize and display genealogical data on popular genealogy sites or on a personal blog or website, enabling you to develop a shared experience with other researchers and family members

Marty Matthews has been writing books for McGraw-Hill for more than 25 years. He is the co-creator of the QuickSteps series, directly authored or co-authored more than 70 books, and been responsible for another 20 books written by others. Recent books written by Marty include Windows 7 for Seniors QuickSteps, Computing for Seniors QuickSteps, and SharePoint 2010 QuickSteps

Bobbi Sandberg became interested in genealogy when, as a child, she heard that some of her ancestors traveled with Daniel Boone. Later, she discovered that “Brave Heart” (the original, not Mel Gibson) was a relation. Bobbi is member of several local genealogical societies, active on Ancestry.com, and a popular genealogical speaker. She has authored or co-authored several McGraw-Hill books, including Quicken 2011: The Official Guide and Computing for Seniors QuickSteps.

Author:
Matthews, Marty
Series Title:
Quicksteps
Genre:
REFERENCE / Genealogy & Heraldry
Audience:
General/trade
Format:
Paperback
Pages:
288
Language:
English
Publisher:
McGraw-Hill Osborne Media
Publish Date:
05/15/2012
Copyright Year:
2012
ISBN:
9780071784207
Height:
7.75 in
Wdth:
9.75 in
Thickness:
0.5 in
Unit weight:
1.24 lb
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