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    DescriptionThis fully revised second edition of Chris Paton's best-selling guide is essential reading if you want to make effective use of the internet in your family history research. Every day new records and resources are placed online and new methods of sharing research and communicating across cyberspace become available, and his handbook is the perfect introduction to them. He has checked and updated all the links and other sources, added new ones, written a new introduction and substantially expanded the social networking section. Never before has it been so easy to research family history using the internet, but he demonstrates that researchers need to take a cautious approach to the information they gain from it. They need to ask, where did the original material come from and has it been accurately reproduced, why was it put online, what has been left out and what is still to come? As he leads the researcher through the multitude of resources that are now accessible online, he helps to answer these questions. He shows what the internet can and cannot do, and he warns against the various traps researchers can fall into along the way.


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    Title
    Tracing Your Family History on the Internet
    Subtitle
    A Guide for Family Historians
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) Chris Paton
    Physical properties
    Format: Paperback
    Number of pages: 224
    Width: 154 mm
    Height: 230 mm
    Thickness: 14 mm
    Weight: 460 g
    Language
    English
    ISBN
    ISBN 13: 9781783030569
    ISBN 10: 1783030569
    Classifications

    B&T Book Type: NF
    Ingram Subject Code: RB
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: T5.6
    BIC E4L: HIS
    BIC subject category V2: WQY
    B&T Modifier: Region of Publication: 03
    B&T Merchandise Category: REF
    B&T General Subject: 680
    Libri: I-RB
    BIC subject category V2: UDB
    B&T Modifier: Text Format: 40
    LC subject heading:
    BISAC V2.8: COM060000
    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 26360
    DC22: 929
    LC subject heading:
    BISAC V2.8: REF013000
    DC23: 929.1072
    DC22: 929.1072/041
    LC classification: CS415 .P38 2013
    Edition
    2
    Edition statement
    2nd edition
    Publisher
    Pen & Sword Books Ltd
    Imprint name
    Pen & Sword Books Ltd
    Publication date
    19 April 2014
    Publication City/Country
    Barnsley
    Author Information
    Chris Paton is a genealogist and writer based in Ayrshire. He runs the Scotland's Greatest Story research service at www.scotlandsgreateststory.co.uk. He is a regular writer for several British and Irish genealogy magazines, runs the British GENES news and events blog at www.BritishGENES.blogspot.com, and gives regular talks to local family history societies and internationally. His most recent publications include, Discover Scottish Land Records, The Mount Stewart Murder: A Re-examination of the UK's Oldest Unsolved Murder Case and Tracing Your Irish Family History on the Internet.