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Lisa Louise Cooke
The Genealogist's Google Toolbox Second Edition By Lisa Louise Cooke
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REG: $14.95 SALE: $10.95 through 8/15/15. The completely updated second addition of the genealogy national bestseller! In The Genealogist’s Google Toolbox, renowned genealogist Lisa Louise... More > Cooke helps you stuff your genealogy toolbox with FREE state-of-the-art Internet tools that are built to search, translate, message, and span the globe. You’ll travel outside the genealogy community and straight to the folks who dominate the online world: Google. A lot has changed since the first edition was published in 2011, and it's all documented step-by-step. This edition includes Google Search including a new chapter on searching for common surnames! Expanded chapters on Gmail, Google Books, YouTube, plus Google Translate, and Google Earth, and Google Alerts. Brand new chapters on Google Scholar and Google Patents! Pages: 203 with illustrations Lisa Louise Cooke is CEO of Genealogy Gems, and the producer and host of the #1 online family history audio show The Genealogy Gems Podcast.< Less
Autosomal Dna for the Genealogist By Diahan Southard
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Autosomal DNA is being touted as one of the hottest genealogy tools available, but it leaves many with more questions than answers. Turn to this quick guide for answers to these common questions: -... More > What exactly is autosomal DNA testing? - Who can be tested? - What testing companies provide this testing? - What will the results tell me? - What are the maps with all of the ethnicity percentages? - What do those maps have to do with my genealogy? - How do I organize my DNA matches to make the most of the testing? - Use this guide to gain knowledge and confidence in this exciting field of research. Diahan Southard has a background in microbiology with a talent for clear and concise explanations of complicated topics. She has been translating genetics into genealogy for 14 years and currently acts as Your DNA Guide, providing personalized consultation experiences to help genealogists use DNA testing in their genealogy. 4 page guide packed with how-to information and easy to understand graphics.< Less
Getting Started: Genetics for the Genealogist By Diahan Southard
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Genealogy and DNA can work hand-in-hand to help you discover your family history. This guide will help you select the DNA test (and testing company) that is right for you. It’s never been... More > easier to get started. Let Your DNA Guide show you the way! This guide provides answers so you can test with confidence: • Explains what DNA can and can’t do for your research • Identifies who in your family should be tested • Explains privacy measures • Provides a comprehensive flow chart that identifies the right test for your research • Helps you choose the right testing company for your test and genealogy research • How to take the test • A Quick Glossary Guide to help you navigate terminology easily< Less
The Genealogist's Google Toolbox Second Edition By Lisa Louise Cooke
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The completely updated second addition of the genealogy bestseller! When it comes to tracing your family tree online, you need the right tools to get the job done! In The Genealogist’s Google... More > Toolbox, renowned genealogy podcaster Lisa Louise Cooke helps you stuff your genealogy toolbox with FREE state-of-the-art Internet tools that are built to search, translate, message, and span the globe. You’ll travel outside the genealogy community and straight to the folks who dominate the online world: Google. A lot has changed since the first edition was published in 2011, and it's all documented step-by-step in this new edition. Includes: Google Search, new chapter on searching for common surnames, Google Alerts, Gmail, Google Books, (includes expanded instructions on using My Library) Google Translate, YouTube and the all new section on how to build your own free YouTube channel. Brand new chapters on Google Scholar and Google Patents! Plus Google Earth: Rock your ancestor’s world!< Less
Family Tree Dna - A Companion Guide to Autsosomal Dna Testing for the Genealogist By Diahan Southard
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Many have begun to explore autosomal DNA testing with Family Tree DNA but aren’t sure how to navigate the website and make genealogical connections. This guide provides answers to the following... More > questions: How can I find my best matches at FTDNA? What do the MyOrigins results mean? Do I need to add my pedigree chart to the website? What do the relationship ranges, like 2nd-4th cousin, really mean? What is a cM and why is it listed on my match page? What is a Chromosome Browser? How do I use it in my genealogy? How do I use the In Common with tool to find genealogical connections?< Less
Ancestry Dna: A Companion Guide to Autosomal Dna for the Genealogist By Diahan Southard
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Thousands have purchased DNA testing through Ancestry.com. Most are left without a clear idea of what to do next. This guide provides answers to the following questions: How can I find my best DNA... More > matches at Ancestry.com? What do the ethnicity results mean? How can I link my pedigree chart to my DNA? Is that something I want to do? What do the relationship ranges, like 2nd-4th cousin, really mean? What are the DNA circles? Can I trust the shaky leaf hints? What are my next steps?< Less
Dna Genealogy Bundle By Diahan Southard
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This great bundle includes four digital DNA for genealogy reference guides combined in one PDF. You save $3.85 over individual retail prices. 1. Getting Started Genetics for the Genealogist 2.... More > Autosomal DNA for the Genealogist 3. Y Chromosome DNA for the Genealogist 4. Mitochondrial DNA for the Genealogist The author, Diahan Southard, has a background in microbiology with a talent for clear and concise explanations of complicated topics. She has been translating genetics into genealogy for 14 years and currently acts as Your DNA Guide, providing personalized personalized consultation experiences to help genealogists use DNA testing in their genealogy. Edited by Lisa Louise Cooke< Less
Myheritage Quick Guide: Genealogy and Family History Website Help By Lisa Louise Cooke
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Reg. Price: $5.95. SALE PRICE $4.95. MyHeritage.com is one of the world’s leading online family history networks. Millions of people worldwide use it to connect with living relatives, calendar... More > events, share photos and stories, create a family tree, and search for relatives in billions of historical records and millions of family trees.It's also a great place to collaborate with others researching the same families. This guide will help you use MyHeritage.com to its full potential! you'll learn how to create a family website on MyHeritage, build your family tree, research records and other's trees, get the most from the built in search tools, quickly navigate the website, and choose the best membership plan (free or paid) for your needs.< Less
Y Chromosome Dna for the Genealogist By Diahan Southard
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Genealogy and DNA can work hand-in-hand to help you climb your family tree. Hundreds of thousands of genealogists have turned to YDNA testing to aid in their genealogical efforts. However, after... More > completing the test, many are faced with more questions than answers. This guide will walk you through each aspect of YDNA testing and help you identify your next steps to finding or extending paternal lines. You’ll receive clear and concise explanations of: • How to determine if the YDNA test is right for you and your research • What the YDNA test can tell you • Haplotypes and Haplogroups • How many markers you should have tested • How to get tested step-by-step • The best company for YDNA testing • What the testing company can tell you • How to get the most out of the testing company website tools< Less
Mitochondrial Dna for the Genealogist By Diahan Southard
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Mitochondrial DNA (mtDNA) carries with it an indestructible record of your direct maternal line. This guide will cover the basics of mtDNA testing, and how to harness its power in maternal line... More > research. This guide will fully explain the different kinds of DNA tests, and importantly, how to use the results of testing to further your genealogical goals. 4 pages packed with how-to information and graphics.< Less