Genealogical Research on the Web
Not just another listing of genealogical sites, this dynamic guide--based on the author's popular workshops--shows how to unearth an amazing array of genealogical gold on the Web. Both amateur and professional researchers have marveled at how useful the Web can be for those with "Kovacs know-how." The author shares her best tips, techniques, and resources, including URLs and passwords for informative Web-based activities. Web forms for each activity allow you to report your progress and receive further tips. Here's just some of what researchers will learn: when to travel and when you can research from home; who to involve and how; what resources and techniques to avoid; how to connect with experts and key libraries; the best tools and sites for different stages of research.
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