Tracing Your Family History Online For Dummies

Tracing Your Family History Online For Dummies

by Society of Australian Genealogists, Matthew L. Helm, April Leigh Helm
     
 

Created especially for the Australian customer!

Use the internet to track down your ancestors

Millions of genealogical resources and records are available online, allowing you to become a successful family historian from the comfort of your home. This fully updated and practical guide shows you where to start, how to find and use the best

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Overview

Created especially for the Australian customer!

Use the internet to track down your ancestors

Millions of genealogical resources and records are available online, allowing you to become a successful family historian from the comfort of your home. This fully updated and practical guide shows you where to start, how to find and use the best websites and how to swap information with others — helping you to become a smart, discriminating researcher.

  • Plan for genealogical success — get organised to make your research more efficient
  • Begin your search — start learning where your ancestors came from
  • Find elusive records — access Australian and international records for births, deaths, marriages, arrivals and more
  • Organise your findings — understand traditional methods of genealogical organisation and use software to organise and store information
  • Share your findings online — create websites and form research groups

Bonus CD includes: Genealogical software tools including Legacy 7.0, Ezitree, Brother's Keeper and Reunion for Macintosh. Plus useful tools like Paint.NET, Open Office and AVG anti-virus software.

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Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780731409099
Publisher:
Wiley, John & Sons, Incorporated
Publication date:
09/27/2011
Edition description:
2nd Australian Edition
Pages:
344
Product dimensions:
7.45(w) x 9.30(h) x 1.02(d)

Meet the Author

Matthew L. Helm is the Executive Vice President and Chief Technology Officer for FamilyToolbox.net, Inc. He’s the creator and maintainer of the award-winning Helm’s Genealogy Toolbox ( www.genealogytoolbox.com ), Helm/Helms Family Research Page and a variety of other websites. Matthew speaks at national genealogical conventions and lectures to genealogical and historical societies. Matthew holds an AB in History and an MS in Library and Information Science from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.

April Leigh Helm is the President of FamilyToolbox.net, Inc. She lectures on genealogy and other topics for various conferences and groups. She holds a BS in Journalism and an EdM in Higher Education Administration from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.

Together, the Helms have co-authored several books in addition to the five US editions of Genealogy Online For Dummies. They include Family Tree Maker For Dummies , Your Offi cial America Online Guide to Genealogy Online and Get Your Degree Online .

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