Internet Website Surfing
Internet Website Surfing:
INTERNET WEBSITES and MORE from SURFING the INTERNET for FAMILY
Prepared by Laura GENTNER DUNWALD - October 2003
(As edited and added to as of 22 Oct 2003)
- Understanding Your Computer
Rogue Area Senior Computer Assistance League Meets Tuesday mornings
at the Fairgrounds,
The "links" page is: http://rascal.cc/links.htm
- The PC Computer Guide - http://www.pcguide.com/topic.html
This website should provide you all the information you need to
know about a PC computer - it's system and operation. This does
not cover programs (applications).
TUTORIALS - Typing
For those of you who might want to improve your typing, here are a
couple of on-line typing tutorials:
- www.typing.com/ - Thomas'
Typing Tutorial uses an animated transparent hands on keyboard
display to teach you how to type.
TUTORIALS - Family History (FREE) for Beginners and Others
These websites are good for review by those who have been researching
for awhile, as we often overlook some details. Each website offers
something the others do not offer:
- Family Tree Magazine - www.familytreemagazine.com
At our site, you'll find everything you need to start your search,
including free e-mail (firstname.lastname@example.org), a free weekly
e-mail newsletter, free downloadable forms and a resource guide.
Don't miss the Ethnic Toolkit, which highlights hand-picked Web
sites, organizations and other resources for tracing your ethnic
ancestors. Try the powerful SuperSearch to find living relatives,
locate past Family Tree Magazine articles and search-with a single
click-multiple major online databases.
- The Five-Step Genealogical Research Process - www.genealogyforum.rootsweb.com/gfaol/beginners/5step.htm
Follow this simple five-step process for more effective research.
The steps explain how to evaluate what you already know, determine
which sources you'll need and analyze the material you collect.
- Genealogy Today - genealogytoday.com
This site offers links to free articles, state genealogy sites,
how-to guides, adoption research advice and family reunion info.
Join Team Roots and you'll also benefit from surname queries,
local bookmarks and a custom start page.
- Genealogy Learning Center - Genealogy.com
- Genealogy How To - Genealogy.com
LINKS and MORE LINKS
SUBSCRIPTION WEBSITES - FREE TRIAL
DOCUMENTATION and COPYRIGHT INFORMATION
PHOTOS AND GRAPHICS
CASE STUDIES - DATA EVALUATION and GOAL SETTINGCase Studies
- Data Evaluation AND Goal Setting
EMIGRATION, IMMIGRATION, SHIPS, PASSENGER LISTS
SILICON VALLEY PAF Users (SVPAFUG)
GENEALOGY and AUCTIONS ON-LINE
SOME OF THE BETTER KNOWN WEBSITES
SOME OF THE LESSER KNOWN WEBSITES
FAMILY ASSOCIATIONS - these often provide most interesting
PRIVATE WEBSITES with Special Information (not a comprehensive
GENEALOGY PUBLISHING and SALES COMPANIES
to use any images from the GRHC website may be requested
by contacting Michael