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The Genealogist's Internet
Peter Christian
Publisher: Bloomsbury
Paperback, 448 pages
Edition: 5th
Published: May 2012
ISBN-13: 978-1408159576
Price £16.99

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:

  • to make the most of online genealogical records, both free and commercial
  • join discussion groups and mailing lists devoted to genealogy
  • find people who share your surname or ancestors
  • search effectively for useful websites and information relevant to your family tree
  • publish your family history on the web

This expanded, up-to-the-minute edition offers an authoritative survey of recent online developments. With fully updated web addresses and information on many new sites and resources, The Genealogist's Internet covers:

  • major new sites and facilities such as the British Newspaper Archive, the relaunched FamilySearch, and The National Archives' Discovery service
  • the latest records added to the commercial data services (and those in the pipeline)
  • the increasing range of free records for Ireland
  • expanded coverage of social networking, court records, and digitized books

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