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  1. Tools for the 21st Century Core Online Genealogy ResourcesThe Ones you will actually use and rely on! Thomas Jay Kemp

  2. How do we preserve our family history? • Keep family history on paper, in file cabinets

  3. How do we preserve our family history? • Keep family history on paper, in file cabinets • Keep family history on computer

  4. How do we preserve our family history? • Keep family history on paper, in file cabinets • Keep family history on computer • Mail children a backup disk

  5. How do we preserve our family history? • Keep family history on paper, in file cabinets • Keep family history on computer • Mail children a backup disk • Print out family tree & mail copies to the family

  6. How do we preserve our family history? • Keep family history on paper, in file cabinets • Keep family history on computer • Mail children a backup disk • Print out family tree & mail copies to the family • Publish “the book” as soon as you get back from searching one more old cemetery in Vermont.

  7. How will we preserve our family history?

  8. How will we preserve our family history? Online

  9. How will we research our family history?

  10. How will we research our family history? Online

  11. Genealogy Cloud Computing • Ancestry.com • FamilySearch.org • Scribd.com • Facebook.com • Google Books • Internet Archive • Family History Archives (BYU) • GenealogyBank.com

  12. Genealogy Cloud Computing • Takes the Internet a step further • Accessing data online • Online Books • Online Original Records • Online Newspapers • Online Government Reports • Compiling & storing your data online, 24/7 for quick & permanent retrieval

  13. Online Books • Google Books http://books.google.com

  14. http://books.google.com/

  15. http://books.google.com/

  16. http://books.google.com/

  17. GoogleBook Searchhttp://books.google.com • More than 7 million books • Over 100,000 genealogies & local histories • Can search on every word • Can download book and retain searchability • Permanent URL • Can create your own “library” on Google Books or your own computer

  18. Online Books • Google Books http://books.google.com • Internet Archive www.Archive.org

  19. www.archive.org

  20. www.archive.org

  21. www.archive.org

  22. www.archive.org

  23. Over 1,100 city directories

  24. Over 1,600 city directories

  25. Internet Archivewww.Archive.org • More than 1.7 million books • Over 50,000 genealogies & local histories • Can search on every word • Can download book and retain searchability • Permanent URL • Books from many libraries • Can create your own “library” on your computer • Can upload your “book” – permanent site

  26. Online Books • Google Books http://books.google.com • Internet Archive www.Archive.org • Family History Archives (BYU) http://www.lib.byu.edu/fhc/index.php

  27. Family History Archives (BYU)http://www.lib.byu.edu/fhc/index.php • 40,000 genealogies & local histories – and growing • Can search on every word • Can download page or complete book • Permanent URL • Books from many libraries, individuals • Can upload your “book” – permanent site

  28. Core Online Genealogy Resources • Online Books • Online Documents/Microfilm • Census • Vital Records • Parish Records • Probate; Land – coming soon • Online Newspapers

  29. www.GenealogyBank.com

  30. www.GenealogyBank.com

  31. www.GenealogyBank.com

  32. www.GenealogyBank.com

  33. www.GenealogyBank.com

  34. www.GenealogyBank.com

  35. www.GenealogyBank.com