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Genealogy Online, Tenth Edition / Edition 10

Genealogy Online, Tenth Edition / Edition 10

by Elizabeth Powell Crowe
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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

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780071841108
Publisher: McGraw-Hill Professional Publishing
Publication date: 10/16/2014
Edition description: Net
Pages: 416
Sales rank: 486,396
Product dimensions: 7.30(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.90(d)

About the Author

Elizabeth Powell Crowe (Navarre, FL) has been pursuing genealogy for more than 20 years. Her previous editions of Genealogy Online have sold a combined total of nearly 200,000 copies. Crowe conducts genealogy workshops and has been a regular guest on the Dear MYRTLE Family History Internet Radio Show and other genealogy-related programs.

Table of Contents


Part I: Basics

1. Beginning a Genealogy Project

2. Software You’ll Need

3. Privacy and Law in Genealogy

Part II: Using the Internet for Genealogy

4. Genealogy Education: Seminars, Webinars, and More

5. Search Engines for Genealogy

6. Instant Messaging and Microblogging

7. Fun with Email: Mail Lists, Newsletters and More

8. Social Networking

9. Blogging Your Genealogy

10. DNA Genealogy

Part III: Specific Online Resources

11. Vital Records and Government Archive Sites

12. Family Search: The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints

13. Ellis Island Online

14. Online Library Card Catalogs and Online Books

15. International Genealogy Resources

16. Ethnic Genealogy Resources

17. The National Genealogical Society

18. The Network

19. Genealogy Publishing

20. Around the Web in 80 (or So) Sites

Part IV: Appendixes

A. Genealogical Standards from the National Genealogical Society

B. How to Hire a Professional Genealogist


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