Genealogy Online

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McGraw Hill Professional, Jan 25, 2008 - Computers - 426 pages
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"With years of experience online, Elizabeth Powell Crowe has become an authority on online genealogical research. She explains how to trace your family tree in an easy-to-understand way that anyone can follow." --Terry Morgan, AOL Genealogy Forum

 

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Much has changed in the world of electronic genealogy since the last edition of Crowe's guide to genealogy in 2001, and this new edition aptly reflects that change. While still addressing the basics ... Read full review

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Good information, although sadly it hasn't seemed to make much difference to my skill level in this field of endeavor. Maybe over time? Read full review

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FIGURE 36 BYU an accredited school offers collegelevel genealogy courses
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FIGURE 63 GenServ offers one free search
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Moderated chats are like online classes with exchange of
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FIGURE 92 The Library of Congress website has a section
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FIGURE 123 WorldGenWeb can help you find genealogy sites in
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FIGURE 131 AfriGeneas has databases forums chats and more
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FIGURE 157 Dr Morses gold form allows searching the Ellis
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FIGURE 161 The National Genealogical Society website has searchable data
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FIGURE 173 Search engines at RootsWeb can search everything or
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FIGURE 177 Books We Own is a cooperative effort to
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FIGURE 178 Ancestrycom is a major player in the online
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RootsWeb
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FIGURE 185 Documenting the American South has original documents and
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FIGURE 187 The author of MayflowerHistorycom is Caleb Johnson and
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The LDS Church is the largest online resource for
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FIGURE 151 Immigration records from 1892 to 1924 are available
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FIGURE 156 The white form can search for names and
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FIGURE 1810 The ADAH Genealogy page is a good example
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FIGURE 1811 African ancestry is the focus of the Web
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OIC
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Page 159 - State something as a fact only when it is supported by convincing evidence, and identify the evidence when communicating the fact to others • Limit with words like "probable" or "possible" any statement that is based on less than convincing evidence, and state the reasons for concluding that it is probable or possible • Avoid misleading other researchers by either intentionally or carelessly distributing or publishing inaccurate information • State carefully and honestly the results of their...
Page 161 - Standards For Sharing Information With Others Recommended by the National Genealogical Society Conscious of the fact that sharing information or data with others, whether through speech, documents or electronic media, is essential to family history research and that it needs continuing support and encouragement, responsible family historians consistently — •*• respect the restrictions on sharing information that arise from the rights of another as an author, originator or compiler; as a living...
Page 5-152 - Plan, the library's mission is "to make its resources available and useful to the Congress and the American people and to sustain and preserve a universal collection of knowledge and creativity for future generations.
Page 187 - A specification developed by the W3C. XML is a pared-down version of SGML, designed especially for Web documents. It allows designers to create their own customized tags, enabling the definition, transmission, validation, and interpretation of data between applications and between organizations.
Page 163 - ... explain the purposes and objectives of their web sites, placing the explanation near the top of the title page or including a link from that page to a special page about the reason for the site. • display a footer at the bottom of each web page which contains the web site title, page title, author's name, author's contact information, date of last revision and a copyright statement. • provide complete contact information, including at a minimum a name and e-mail address, and preferably some...
Page 159 - Seek original records, or reproduced images of them when there is reasonable assurance they have not been altered, as the basis for their research conclusions.
Page 163 - Display a footer at the bottom of each web page which contains the web site title, page title, author's name, author's contact information, date of last revision and a copyright statement. * Provide complete contact information, including at a minimum a name and e-mail address, and preferably some means for long-term contact, like a postal address. * Assist visitors by providing on each page navigational links that lead visitors to other important pages on the web site, or return them to the home...

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Elizabeth Powell Crowe has been pursuing and writing about genealogy for more than 30 years. Her work has appeared in CivilWar Times, PCWorld, CNet, Digital Genealogist, and other publications and websites. She is the bestselling author of previous editions of this book.

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