Â Ancestry Publishing is proud to introduce the long-awaited Official Guide to Ancestry.com. You know that Ancestry.com is the #1 site for family history on the Web. Now, learn to use it like never before!Â Written by Ancestry Weekly JournalÂ favorite, prolific author and genealogy lecturer, George G. Morgan, this book takes you on a detailed tour through the many exciting features of Ancestry.com and teach you how to most effectively search for your ancestors.
The book presents an easy-to-understand guide to how to access and use the power of the thousands of Ancestry databases. You will learn how to navigate the entire site, how to browse, and how to use all of the search functionalities to maximize your efficient use of the entire site. You will learn how each of the major content areas are organized and presented, and what is included in each area. Sample case studies are described, and the appropriate database search templates and search results are illustrated with scores of actual screen shots. George also offers practical suggestions for using the results to continue and further your research.
In addition to all the databases, youâ€™ll learn all about Ancestryâ€™s powerful and dynamic Member Family Tree facility that allows you to build one or more of your own family trees online, add photographs and stories, and to invite other authorized people to view and comment on it.
The Ancestry Community contains the largest genealogical message board facility in the world, and it allows you to search for and connect with other researchers working on the same family lines that you are. Further, the Learning Center provides access to a whole library of published articles, columns, how-to materials, and more to help you become a savvier genealogical researcher. George takes you through all the features and describes the methods for maximizing your effectiveness using these powerful tools.
Join a world-wide community of family historians on the worldâ€™s premiere genealogy site, and learn to use Ancestry.comâ€™s powerful tools like a pro! The Official Guide to Ancestry.com is a must-have companion book to making the most of Ancestry.com.