Social Networking for Genealogists

Social Networking for Genealogists

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Offers advice on researching family history using a variety of online social networking services, from blogs and wikis to Facebook and Second Life.

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Smith, an academic librarian at the U. of South Florida and a specialist in digital genealogy, outlines different social networking services and how genealogists can use them to share information, photos, and videos with family, friends, and other researchers. He discusses blogs, wikis, Facebook, virtual worlds, message boards and mailing lists, collaborative editing, genealogy-specific networks, podcasts, RSS feeds, sharing personal libraries, social bookmarking, and tags. There is no index or bibliography. Annotation ©2010 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (

Publisher: Baltimore : Genealogical Pub. Co., c2009
ISBN: 9780806317953
Branch Call Number: 929.1 Sm54s
Characteristics: 129 p. : ill., maps ; 23 cm


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Infolass Jul 27, 2010

If you are a family history researcher who uses the internet, this book is for you. Social netowrking has a lot to offer the genealogist. Chapters focus on various topics so you only need to read the ones that interest you if you want to eg. blogs.


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