Genealogy Online 9/E

 
 
Osborne/McGraw-Hill (Verlag)
  • 9. Auflage
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  • erscheint ca. am 1. Oktober 2010
 
  • Buch
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  • Softcover
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  • 496 Seiten
978-0-07-174037-1 (ISBN)
 
The definitive online genealogy guide--updated with the latest Web 2.0 technologiesBegin 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 JournalCOVERS 100+ WEBSITES, INCLUDING: - AfriGeneas.com - RootsWeb.com - Ancestry.com - MyFamily.com - Genealogy.com - Legacy.com - Onegreatfamily.com - Familyteedna.com - Worldvitalrecords.com - JewishGen.org - FamilySearch.org - EllisIsland.org - NGSgenealogy.org - Cyndislist.org - DearMYRTLE.com - Archives.gov - Birthfamily.comElizabeth Powell Crowe has been pursuing and writing about genealogy for more than 30 years. Her work has appeared in Civil War Times, PCWorld, CJNet, Digital Genealogist, and other publications and websites. She is the bestselling author of previous editions of this book.
  • Englisch
  • New York
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  • USA
McGraw-Hill Education - Europe
  • Überarbeitete Ausgabe
200 Illustrations, unspecified
  • Höhe: 231 mm
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  • Breite: 185 mm
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  • Dicke: 22 mm
  • 790 gr
978-0-07-174037-1 (9780071740371)
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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.
Part I: Basics; Chapter 1. Beginning a Genealogy Project; Chapter 2. Software You'll Need; Chapter 3. Genealogy Education; Chapter 4. Online Communities; Chapter 5. Ethics, Privacy, and Law in Genealogy; Part II: General Genealogy; Chapter 6. Revving Up Search Engines; Chapter 7. Talk to Me: Twitter, Skype, IM and Chat; Chapter 8. Genealogy Mail Lists, Newsletters and Mail Groups; Chapter 9. Social Networking; Chapter 10. Social Bookmarking and Tagging; Chapter 11. Blogging Your Genealogy, Sites, Software and More; Part III: The Nitty Gritty: Places to Find Names, Dates, and Places; Chapter 12. Vital Records and Historic Documents; Chapter 13. The Church of Jesus Christ of Latterday Saints; Chapter 14. Ellis Island Online: The American Family Immigration History Center; Chapter 15. Online Library Card Catalogs and Services; Chapter 16. International Genealogy Resources; Chapter 17. Ethnic Genealogy Resources; Chapter 18. The National Genealogical Society; Chapter 19. Ancestry.com and RootsWeb; Chapter 20. Genealogical Publishing Houses and Their Sites; Chapter 21. A Potpourri of Geneaology; Part IV: Appendixes; Appendix A. Genealogical Standards and Guidelines from the National Genealogical Society; Appendix B. How to Find a Professional Geneaologist; Glossary; Index

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