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This is a 10 week course, taught one night a week, covering computer resources at home, at local FHCs, and on the Internet.

'COMPUTERS FOR GENEALOGY' CLASS
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by
Alan Jones
last updated
04/20/98

 Class Syllabus

Personal Genealogical Software
     Evaluations of many computer programs

POINTS To Remember
  Family History Centers
     Intro of Family History Centers
     Tour Family History Center computer programs 
     How to find a Family History Center
 ETIQUETTE & Behavior
      Netiquette Guide   
      Net Behavior Guidelines       
  22 Ways To Avoid Genealogical Greif
  Copyright Law & Fair Use
  COOKIES   - What Are They?
                       Cookie Crusher
  Internet Service Providers (ISPs)
 Virus Hoaxes
  Numbering Systems for Genealogy
  WINDOWS 95  -  Tips for Beginners

 Building Your Own Web Page
    WEB Page Development 
        Cyndi's Guide to Building Your Web Page
        Style Guide for On-Line Hypertext
        A Beginners Guide To HTML
        Dangerous Words
        HTML Writers Guild
        HTML Tags
        Alan's short list of Things To Remember
    WRITING STYLE
        Gareth Rees Style Guide
        Elements of Style by Strunk
    FREE GRAPHICS
        A+ Art
        Graphic Elements
       Jan's Clipart
       Graphics & Backgrounds
       Clipart
   PUBLISIZING YOUR PAGE
        WebCom Publish Your Site
        Web Site Promotion
   TEST YOUR WEB SITE
         Web Site Garage       

Genealogy MUST Use Sites
    Biographies on the Internet
    Cyndi's Page ***
    GedDex download by surnames
    GenServ - search millions of
    GEDComs -small fee
    US Gen Web ***
    USA Gen.Resources -by Everton Pub.
    Where to write for USA Vital Records
    World Gen Web *** 

TOOLS
     Calendar Conversions
           (Julian,Gregorian,Jewish,French Republic)
    GedPage (GedCom files to Html)
    GEDClean
    GED2WWW
    Join Gen Ring
    Everton Publishers, Inc.
    LISTS or ListServers < check all 4 sites>
                 Email Lists / ListServers
                More Email Lists/ ListServers
                 Still More Email Lists
                 Roots-L mailing list
    Roots Surname List (RSL)
   Social Security Death Index
   SOUNDEX
         Explains Soundex Code System
         Converts a Surname to its Soundex Code
    MAPS
       Find Anyplace in USA Map Search
        Internet Search Engines - 100+
        Translate Languages Free
         ZIP Tips

FUN Tid Bits  
  Cousins & Cousinhood - explains relationships
  Day-of-week given for any date
  Diseases & Medical Terms In Old Documents
  Forms you print off for free
  King Charlemagne's Decendants
         - all  European Royalty
  Names Meanings & Variations
  Nicknames our Ancestor's used
  Social Security # - tells what state issued it

IF YOU HAVE SOME GOOD THINGS TO ADD, PLEASE LET ME KNOW.