Thursday, January 26, 2012

How to Do Everything: Genealogy, Third Edition

A Renowned Genealogy Expert Reveals How to Mine the Global Wealth  of Digital and Print Ancestry Records

Fully updated to cover social networking, new census data, and the latest research tools, this new edition of How to Do Everything: Genealogy addresses available record types and both traditional and electronic research strategies in a comprehensive way. George G. Morgan explores basic rules of genealogical evidence, evaluation of source materials, and research methods. He includes extensive guidance for using the fastest-growing segments of genealogical research tools: the Internet and social networking.

How to Do Everything: Genealogy, Third Edition:

  • Addresses global resources for English-speaking researchers and includes resources from the U.S., Canada, the U.K., and Australia
  • Is filled with illustrations of document examples
  • Covers everything from the library to the courthouse, the census to the cemetery, and Internet-based databases to message boards, mailing lists, and online webinars
  • Contains updated chapters on newly released and forthcoming census records, the acceleration of records digitization, DNA research, and how to use blogs, podcasts, and videocasts.

George G. Morgan has been working on his own family genealogy since he was ten years old. He is the president of Aha! Seminars, Inc., a Florida-based company which provides continuing education to hundreds of library employees and genealogists each year. He is the author of ten books and hundreds of articles for genealogical publications worldwide. Morgan is the co-host, with Drew Smith, of “The Genealogy Guys Podcast” at genealogyguys.com and is currently Vice President of Membership Services for the Federation of Genealogical Societies.

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McGraw-Hill, 1221 6th Ave, Fl. 45, New York, NY 10020
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