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Netting Your Ancestors

Genealogical Research on the Internet


by Cyndi Howells

A book from the owner of Cyndi's List!

Available from
Genealogical Publishing Company


Netting Your Ancestors - Table of Contents

Acknowledgments
vii
Foreword
ix
Introduction
11

Chapter I - Stepping Out onto the Internet
15
          The Tools You Will Need to Get Online:
          Computer Hardware and Software

17
          Getting a Direct Internet Connection
22

Chapter II - Communicating Online with E-mail
27
          E-mail: The Most Important Tool in Online Genealogical Research
29
          Getting to Know Your E-mail Program
31
          The Format and Layout of an E-mail Message
32
          How to Send and Receive E-mail Messages
40
          Tips and Techniques for Successful E-mail Communications
43
          Research Strategies for Using E-mail
48

Chapter III - Mailing Lists and Newsgroups
51
          Mailing Lists and Newsgroups
53
          The Tools You Will Need for Mailing Lists and Newsgroups
55
          Getting to Know Your E-mail and Newsreader Programs
56
          How Mailing Lists and Newsgroups Work
59
          Tips and Techniques for Mailing List and Newsgroup Success
74
          Research Strategies for Using Mailing Lists
80
          Examples of Mailing Lists and Newsgroups Currently Available
85

Chapter IV - The World Wide Web
99
          The World Wide Web - "The Web"
101
          The Tools You Will Need for the Web
102
          Getting to Know Your Browser
103
          How to Access a Web Site
108
          Tips and Techniques for Web Surfing Success
115
          Research Strategies for Using the Web
117
          Examples of Web Sites Currently Available for Genealogical Research
129

Chapter V - Other Options for Furthering Your Genealogical Research on the Internet
143
          Other Options for Furthering Your
          Genealogical Research on the Internet

145

Chapter VI - Downloading Software
149
          FTP / Download Sites for Software, Utilities and Demos
151

Glossary of Internet Terms
155

Index
175








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