Tuesday, January 26, 2016

Free "Google Guide for Genealogy" ebook

Who doesn't love something for free - particularly when it is a 350 page book on the most effective ways to use Google for genealogy research.

Following is a sample of some of the Chapters:

Book chapters: “Google Guide for Genealogy” will include the follow chapters:

Chapter 1: Building a Foundation for Successful Google Research
Chapter 2: Genealogy Is a Repeatable Process
Chapter 3: Keep a research log and cite your sources
Chapter 4: Qualify Search Parameters with Boolean Operators
Chapter 5: Wildcard Searches
Chapter 6: Google Search Operators
Chapter 7: Setting Up Advanced Searches
Chapter 8: Understanding the Records You Will Find Online
Chapter 9: Maximizing Website Searches among Database Record Collections
Chapter 10: Search Queries for Finding and Searching Blogs,
Chapter 11: Advance Tips and Tricks for Better Genealogy Search
Chapter 12: Google Specialized Search Engines
Chapter 13: Google Applications for Genealogy
Chapter 14: Simple Google Search Queries for Home, Work, and Play
Chapter 15: Google QuickHelps

Chapter 3 will definitely help you manage your research time better and very few people understand how effective "Wild Card Searches" (explained in Chapter 5) can be.  The book appears to be chock-full of useful information and Barry Ewell has always been a great source of information about genealogy.

The ebook is due to be releasaed the week of 15 February.  If you would like to register for a free copy (really, it is FREE), please go to Barry Ewell's blog, Genealogy by Barry, scroll down to the bottom of the page, and fill out the registration form. 

Easy peasy - and I think I may have mentioned, FREE!

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