Netting Your Ancestors: Genealogical Research on the Internet (Google eBook)

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Genealogical Publishing Com, 1997 - Reference - 182 pages
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Provides information on how to use E-mail, mailing lists and newsgroups, and the World Wide Web to conduct genealogical research, discussing software and hardware requirements, and including lists of Internet addresses.
  

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Herber's book is billed as "the complete guide to British genealogy and family history," and that is exactly what it is. Thoughtfully designed, this orderly, comprehensive, and elegant work guides the ... Read full review

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Contents

Computer Hardware and Software
17
Getting a Direct Internet Connection
22
Communicating Online with Email
27
The Most Important Tool in Online Genealogical Research
29
Getting to Know Your Email Program
31
The Format and Layout of an Email Message
32
How to Send and Receive Email Messages
40
Tips and Techniques for Successful Email Communications
43
Examples of Mailing Lists and Newsgroups Currently Available
85
The World Wide Web
99
The World Wide Web The Web
101
The Tools You Will Heed for the Web
102
Getting to Know Your Browser
103
How to Access a Web Site
108
Tips and Techniques for Web Surfing Success
115
Research Strategies for Using the Web
117

Research Strategies for Using Email
48
Mailing Lists and Newsgroups
51
Mailing Lists and Newsgroups
53
The Tools You Will Heed for Mailing Lists and Newsgroups
55
Getting to Know Your Email and Newsreader Programs
56
How Mailing Lists and Newsgroups Work
59
Tips and Techniques for Mailing List and Newsgroup Success
74
Research Strategies for Using Mailing Lists
80
Examples of Web Sites Currently Available for Genealogical Research
129
Other Options for Furthering Your Genealogical Research on the Internet
143
Other Options for Furthering Your Genealogical Research on the Internet
145
Downloading Software
149
FTP Download Sites For Software Utilities and Demos
151
Glossary of Internet Terms
155
Index
175
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