Netting Your Ancestors
by Cyndi Howells
This helpful guide is designed to not only to show you how to use the Internet in your genealogical research but also how to take maximum advantage of this extraordinary research tool.
Written by the genealogist and computer whiz who is the creator of the award-winning Web site and book "Cyndi's List of Genealogy Sites on the Internet." It is a guide to the most powerful research tool to come along since the personal computer.
In bringing resources from around the world right into your home, the Internet makes genealogical research possible on a global scale, and in record-breaking time.
With its clear, no-nonsense approach, this practical book answers the most fundamental questions about genealogical research on the Internet: How do I get on line? What type of hardware and software do I need? What do I do once I am on line? Where do I start? What type of information is available on the Net? The answers to these questions, presented in plain English, will help you discover genealogical resources and location tools beyond your wildest dreams. What's more, you'll be able to communicate with other researchers around the world, exchanging data that otherwise might take each of you a lifetime to find on your own.
182 pp., paperback, 1997, ISBN 0-8063-1546-6