The most complete and current guide to successful online genealogy
Conduct effective genealogical research using the expert techniques and innovative tools in this fully updated, bestselling resource. Genealogy Online, Tenth Edition reveals new research breakthroughs, such as DNA testing, and covers the latest ancestry-related websites, blogs, networks, and social media services.
You'll find out how to begin your search, locate specific types of genealogical information on the Web, and efficiently use a wide variety of online tools. Proven methods for recording, organizing, analyzing, and sharing data are provided. Maximize the state-of-the-art genealogy resources available online and connect to researchers worldwide with help from this practical, up-to-date guide.
Choose the right genealogy software for your project
Record, organize, save, and back up your data
Ensure accuracy, privacy, and copyright compliance
Conduct targeted Internet searches using Boolean terms
Connect to other researchers in real-time using Twitter, Skype, IM, and Google
Use social networking services, including Facebook, LinkedIn, Google+, Pinterest, and MeetUp
Create your own genealogy blog and tag it for search engine optimization
Use DNA testing to find living and past relatives
Search vital statistics through the National Archives and Records Administration, the Library of Congress, and other resources
Access online library card catalogs and services
Tap into international and ethnic genealogy resources