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Genealogy eBook

Genealogy eBook

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Published by: Willow1969 on May 15, 2010
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New book from Genealogical Publishing Company
has everything you need to know about social networkingin genealogy
Drew Smith
This book describes the wide array of social networking services that are now available online andhighlights how these services can be used by genealogists to share information, photos, and videos withfamily, friends, and other researchers. Each chapter guides you through a unique category of socialnetworking services using genealogy-related examples. From blogs and wikis to Facebook and SecondLife, author Drew Smith shows you how to incorporate these powerful new tools into your family historyresearch.Specifically, you’ll find chapters devoted to the following social networking concepts and services:
 
Blogs
 
Collaborative editing
 
 
Genealogy-specific social networks
 
 
General social networking (Facebook)
 
 
Message boards & mailing lists
 
 
Photos & video sharing
 
 
Podcasts
 
 
RSS feeds
 
 
Sharing personal libraries
 
 
Tags
 
 
Virtual worlds
 
 
Wikis
 
THE AUTHORDrew Smith
, MLS, is an academic librarian with the University of South Florida in Tampa. An expert indigital genealogy, with a lifelong interest in family history research, he is Director of the Federation of Genealogical Societies and President of the Florida Genealogical Society of Tampa. He is also a regularcontributor to
 Digital Genealogist 
magazine and is co-host of the weekly
.
 
 AN INVITATION FROM GENEALOGICAL.COM 
We invite you to subscribe to "Genealogy Pointers," the free weekly e-newsletter produced bywww.genealogical.com, the online home of GenealogicalPublishing Company (GPC) and Clearfield Company. GPC and Clearfield are theoldest and largest publishers of genealogy reference books and CDs in theworld.Every issue of "Genealogy Pointers" is full of special product offers andexcellent tips for tracing your roots. "Pointers" readers are also the firstpeople to learn about new products from our publishing companies.To get an idea of what our free e-newsletter has to offer, you can view themost recent issue of "Genealogy Pointers" atwww.genealogical.com/SamplePointers.pdf. The newsletter includes a terrificlisting of free websites you can use to track down living relatives, a one-week sale on Midwestern books and CDs, an essay on some of the majorreference books in royal and noble genealogy, and even a preview of the kindsof articles you will find on our blog,GenealogyandFamilyHistory.com.We hope you enjoy reading the newsletter and then decide to subscribe to"Genealogy Pointers." To do so, simplyCLICK HEREor go to our Home Page(www.genealogical.com) and click on the "Genealogy Pointers" link on the leftside of the screen.
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