Most genealogists are hobbyists who research their family roots in their spare time. Genealogy Online For Dummies allows part-time researchers make the most of their online time by helping them plan, organize, and undertake an efficient online research project. Genealogy Online For Dummies guides readers through setting up an online account, identifying the resources they need, finding the information they're looking for, and recording it on a computer. Genealogy Online For Dummies goes beyond simply listing online resources by helping readers establish their own genealogy Web sites, exchange files and information over the Internet, and locate other individuals with whom they can trade information. Genealogy Online For Dummies will help sharpen the shovel that readers use for digging up their roots.This book includes a CD which contains the software for connecting to a selected online service, demo software and freeware programs that help you catalog your research, Web page creation tools that help in building a genealogy Web page, a Web browser, and an HTML file that links you to all the sites in the directory.