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Online Roots: How to Discover Your Family's History and Heritage With the Power of the Internet, An NGS Guide
     

Online Roots: How to Discover Your Family's History and Heritage With the Power of the Internet, An NGS Guide

by Pamela Boyer Porter, Amy Johnson Crow, The National Genealogical Society, Amy Johnson Crow, National Genealogical Society
 

Researching family history is the second most popular topic on the Internet (after sex). In Online Roots, Pamela Boyer Porter, a Certified Genealogical Records Specialist, explains how to search effectively on the Internet, how to assess the value of what you find, and the best way to make full use of the resources of the Internet to trace your family's

Overview

Researching family history is the second most popular topic on the Internet (after sex). In Online Roots, Pamela Boyer Porter, a Certified Genealogical Records Specialist, explains how to search effectively on the Internet, how to assess the value of what you find, and the best way to make full use of the resources of the Internet to trace your family's history and heritage.

Topics covered include:

  • Judging your sources
  • Checking modern lists and resources
  • Finding clues to primary sources
  • Researching military records
  • When an ancestor has a criminal record
  • Locating photographs on the web

Researching on the Internet can be fun and challenging. Online Roots makes your search more effective and creative.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781401600211
Publisher:
Nelson, Thomas, Inc.
Publication date:
04/09/2003
Series:
National Genealogical Society Guides
Pages:
192
Product dimensions:
7.42(w) x 9.24(h) x 0.90(d)

Meet the Author

Founded in 1903, the National Genealogical Society is a dynamic and growing membership of individuals and other groups from all over the country -- and the world -- that share a common love of the field of genealogy. NGS is a portal to this fascinating endeavor with its ever growing selection of "how-to" materials, educational offerings, and premier annual conferences. The organization publishes the highly acclaimed NGS Quarterly and the NGS NewsMagazine. NGS has something for everyone!

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