Notes for Developing Innovations in Online Digital Research
It’s not all online and never will be.
Just like printed sources, you must take online information with a grain of salt until you check the quality of its sources.
Well-intentioned people sometimes make mistakes.
Sometimes life intervenes and the mistakes do not get corrected before you see the data.
Not Withstanding all of that …..
We live in a digital age in which more and more records including those which are
And are available online for pay or for free.
And we communicate
Less & less by these methods:
Face to face
By pokey old postal mail
By telephone (yes, by telephone)
More & more by these methods:
Email and texting
Online discussion and messaging
Skype (oops! That can be face to face, too)
And quicker than in the past!
Wikis (collaborative web pages)
wikis for surnames or areas
wikis for research resources or tips
http://www.eogn.com (also known as Encyclopedia of Genealogy)
Digital Books (online or download)
http://www.HeritageQuest Online book search (access through library or library access code
http://www.archive.org (also known as the Internet Archive)
http://www.youtube.com (search on genealogy)
Live and online participation in a genealogy seminar (or just watching it happen) or later viewing an archived copy)
Also some Oldies but Goodies!
Genealogy Email Mailing Lists
Genealogy Message Boards