Researching Your Family History Online For Dummies
ISBN/ASIN: 0470745355,9780470745359 | 2009 | English | epub | 286/0 pages | 12.3 Mb
Publisher: For Dummies | Author: Nick Barratt, Sarah Newbery, Jenny Thomas, Matthew L. Helm, April Leigh Helm | Edition: 2nd Edition (UK Edition)
Praise for the 1st Edition
"Easy to read yet filled with facts and information, this is a solid reference guide with everything for the beginner – and perhaps something for the more experienced too."
–Family History Monthly
"There is a lot of good advice in this book for those starting out."
Navigate your way through your family's past
Interested in family history? Keen to discover who your ancestors really were? Want to find out more from the comfort of your own home? If so, this book is for you. Walking you through the process of researching, organising and presenting your family tree online, this expert guide makes it simple. So what are you waiting for? Get plugged in and start tracking down your ancestors today!Lay the groundwork – take the first steps on your genealogical journey and start searching for evidenceFind out about your ancestors – discover who your predecessors were and where they came fromGet to grips with research tools – find the best online and offline archives and dig deeper into your family's pastPresent your results effectively – compile your findings into a family tree and create a place to host your material online
Open the book and find:What clues you can get from photos, letters, diaries and your relativesThe best genealogy websites in the UK and around the worldHow to get the most out of archives and documentsTechniques for creating family history charts on your computerThe advantages of coordinating your hunt with other researchersWays to share research onlineTips and tricks for building a family history web page
Learn to:Get the most out of genealogy websites and resourcesStore and organise information on yourcomputerCreate your family tree and host it online