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The Genealogist's Internet
Peter Christian
Publisher: The National Archives
Paperback, 416 pages
Published: February 2009
ISBN-13: 978-1905615391
Price £14.99

This is a comprehensive introduction and guide to researching British family history on the Internet.

The internet is an invaluable resource for anyone researching a family tree, but the sheer volume of information can make starting your search confusing and time-consuming. This fourth edition of the best-selling The Genealogist?s Internet contains everything you need to know about family history on the Web. It describes:

  • major web sources of primary data for family historians
  • discussion groups and mailing lists devoted to genealogy
  • ways to find people with your surname or ancestors
  • information and services provided by genealogical organisations
  • how to publish your own family history on the Web

This much-expanded edition contains a wealth of new material, including:

  • the 1911 census
  • new digitisation projects, including FamilySearch Indexing
  • The impact of blogging, podcasting, social networking and book digitisation
  • expanded coverage of occupations and professions
  • the rise of online sharing: DNA matching, photo sharing and interactive mapping

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