Mastering Online Genealogy.
by W. Daniel Quillen. Published by Cold Spring Press, Cold Spring Harbor, NY. 2011. 143 pages.
This is one in a series of Mr. Quillen’s Essentials of Genealogy books.
Mastering is a general guide to getting started in computerized genealogy. Mr. Quillen begins by describing computers in general and moves on to using search engines, finding online vital records, looking into the familiar online genealogy services, and comparing the free versus the subscription online genealogy websites.
The latter half of the book has a chapter on government records, explaining how to find the federal census, state census records, immigration, and related records.
Mr. Quillen’s current publications include Mastering Family, Library and Church Records; Tracing Your European Roots; and The Troubleshooter’s Guide to Do-It-Yourself Genealogy. His publications in progress include: Mastering Census & Military Records, Second Edition; Tracing Your Irish & British Roots, Second Edition; and a sixth edition of Secrets of Tracing Your Ancestors.
Mastering Online Genealogy is available from Amazon.com an other book stores.