The Genealogist's Internet

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Bloomsbury Academic, Aug 30, 2005 - History - 352 pages
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There is a wealth of data on the Web for those researching a family tree. However, the sheer volume of information and diversity of websites can make starting your search confusing and time-consuming. Help is at hand with this clear and authoritative guide from the National Archives. The Genealogist's Internet starts by explaining how the internet works for the beginner. It continues by detailing the major sources of primary data available to family historians on-line and highlights the most helpful directories and gateways. Use it to contact others with the same surname or to access the numerous forums, discussion groups, mailing lists and newsgroups focusing on genealogy.

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User Review  - Cynical_Ames - LibraryThing

I highly recommend this book to everyone researching their family history - a very useful guide for every level from beginners to experts. It includes websites by the author, one of which contains all ... Read full review

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User Review  - L Knowles - Goodreads

A necessary book for those researching family history in the United Kingdom. I will be definitely purchasing it and having it as a reference book during my online researching. Read full review

Contents

FIRST STEPS
6
ONLINE STARTING POINTS
15
USING ONLINE SOURCES
29
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About the author (2005)

Peter Christian is a highly-regarded figure in the world of online genealogy. His previous titles include: - Finding Genealogy on the Internet - Web Publishing for Genealogy as well as numerous published articles on the subject. He is also a contributor to Ancestors magazine.

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