The Resource Genealogy Online For Dummies, by Matthew Helm and April Leigh Helm

Genealogy Online For Dummies, by Matthew Helm and April Leigh Helm

Label
Genealogy Online For Dummies
Title
Genealogy Online For Dummies
Statement of responsibility
by Matthew Helm and April Leigh Helm
Creator
Contributor
Author
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Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Research your family history using the latest online tools and apps Genealogy Online For Dummies, 7th Edition is the perfect book to help you conduct genealogical research. Updated to cover the latest online tools, this new edition shows you how to leverage social networks and the rapidly increasing number of mobile apps to locate family members and trace their histories. You?ll discover how to start your investigation, develop a research plan of action, identify sites and resources that will be of the most use to you, get information from government records, preserve electr
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Cataloging source
EBLCP
Dewey number
929/.1/0285
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
LC call number
CS21
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • handbooks
  • directories
Series statement
For dummies
Label
Genealogy Online For Dummies, by Matthew Helm and April Leigh Helm
Publication
Copyright
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  • net
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • At a Glance; Table of Contents; Introduction; About This Book; Foolish Assumptions; Icons Used in This Book; Beyond the Book; Where to Go from Here; Part I: Getting Started with Genealogy Online; Chapter 1: Beginning Your Ancestral Journey; Sketching Yourself; Entering Information into RootsMagic Essentials; Creating the Virtual You; Giving Your Ancestors Some Mobility; Chapter 2: Hunting for Sources and Ancestral Treasures; Learning about Sources; Getting the 4-1-1 from Your Kinfolk; Striking It Rich in Closets, in Basements, and under Beds; Dusting Off Old Photo Albums
  • Auchtung! Using Sites for the German-Speaking World. Focusing on French Resources; Scanning Scandinavian Countries; Italian Cooking; Other European Sites; Asian Resources; Researching African Ancestry; American Indian Resources; Part III: Making Sure Your Family History Checks Out; Chapter 9: Specializing in Your Family History; Researching Religious Group Records; Finding Fraternal Orders and Service Clubs; A Photo Is Worth a Thousand Words; Accessing Adoption Records; Preparing to Be Schooled; Turning to Bible Records; Snooping through Great-Grandma's Diary; Nosing through Newspaper Records. Chapter 10: Fitting into Your Genes: Molecular Genealogy
  • Family Trees Ripe for the Picking: Finding Compiled ResourcesOnline Subscription Databases: Goldmines of Genealogy?; Browsing Comprehensive Genealogical Indexes; Query for One: Seeking Answers to Your Surname Questions; Chapter 7: Mapping the Past; Are We There Yet? Researching Where "There" Was to Your Ancestors; There's No Place Like Home: Using Local Resources; Chapter 8: Going Beyond Borders: International and Ethnic Records; Fishing for International and Ethnic Sources; Records from the English-Speaking World; Hispanic and Portuguese Roots
  • Organizing Your Genealogical FindsPreserving Your Family Treasures; Visiting Libraries, Archives, and Historical Societies; Getting Involved with Genealogical Societies; Discovering Family History Centers; Chapter 3: Searching Primar y Resource Sites; Selecting a Person to Begin Your Search; Touring Ancestry.com; RootsWeb.com at a Glance; Investigating FamilySearch; Giving Back through FamilySearch Indexing; Looking through Archives.com; Saluting Fold3; Finding Your Past; Chapter 4: Using All of Your Censuses; Coming to Your Census; Census Records from Afar
  • Part II: Bringing Your Ancestor to LifeChapter 5: Digging Deeper into Your Ancestors' Lives; These Records Are Vital; Investigating Immigration and Naturalization Records; Land Ho! Researching Land Records; Marching to a Different Drummer: Searching for Military Records; Taxation with Notation; Trial and Error at the Courthouse; Chapter 6: Searching for that Elusive Ancestor; Letting Your Computer Do the Walking: Using Search Engines; Flying with Genealogy Vertical Search Engines; Finding the Site That's Best for You; Taking the Plunge
Control code
ocn869096072
Dimensions
unknown
Edition
7th ed
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781118808160
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Other physical details
color illustrations
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4cbfd70b-2117-4185-ae29-b626c099a00f
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.b35524984
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (OCoLC)869096072
  • pebcs1118808169

Library Locations

    • Deakin University Library - Geelong Waurn Ponds CampusBorrow it
      75 Pigdons Road, Waurn Ponds, Victoria, 3216, AU
      -38.195656 144.304955
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