100+ Google Tips for Genealogy

100+ Google Tips for GenealogyThe Google for the Genealogist series is provided as a sampling the resources you will find on MyGenShare.com.  These slideshows are part of the Internet Research category featuring an online library designed to help you learn and become more proficient in internet research skills.

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A listing of the available slideshows in this series is as follows:

Google #1: Anatomy of a email address
Google #2: Anatomy of a web address
Google #3: Configuring your Google global preferences
Google #4: Google search results explanation
Google #5: Life of a Google query
Google #6: Guide to your search results page
Google #7: Google toolbar for the genealogist
Google #8: Google toolbar introduction
Google #9: How to tell if a web page is any good
Google #10: Define domain names

Google #11: Finding similar pages
Google #12: Search engine overlap
Google #13: Boolean operator AND +
Google #14: Boolean operator NOT –
Google #15: Boolean operator OR
Google #16: Wildcard search using the asterisk
Google #17: Wildcard search using the question mark
Google #18: Google searches with quotation marks
Google #19: Group words or phrases  with ( )
Google #20: Don’t forget the punctuation

Google #21: How to use the tilde (~) operator
Google #22: How to use the allintext operator
Google #23: How to use the allintitle operator
Google #24: How to use the allinurl  operator
Google #25: How to use the author  operator
Google #26: How to use the cache operator
Google #27: How to use the filetype operator
Google #28: How to use the group operator
Google #29: How to use the info operator
Google #30: How to use the intitle operator

Google #31: How to use the link operator
Google #32: How to use the related operator
Google #33: How to use the safesearch operator
Google #34: How to use the Search Operators allinanchor
Google #35: How to use the site operator
Google #36: How to use the movie operator
Google #37: How to use the number range operator
Google #38: How to use the phonebook operator
Google #39: How to use the weather operator
Google #40: Search alternate spellings

Google #41: Search for exact phrase or name
Google #42: Use “and” to get fewer results
Google #43: Use genealogy key words
Google #44: Using keywords in search query
Google #45: Using Google to translate
Google #46: Use Google to search within specific topics
Google #47: See how  search queries change results
Google #48: Search for ancestors photograph
Google #49: Find family by narrowing your search
Google #50: How to write better search queries

Google #51: Ancestor search – First and last names with spouses’ first name and location
Google #52: Ancestor search – Ancestor with spouse’s names
Google #53: Ancestor search – Fathers’ first and last names with mother’s first name and variation
Google #54: Ancestor search – First and last names with locations (Female focus)
Google #55: Ancestor search – First and last names with locations (Male focus)
Google #56: Ancestor search – Parents’ first and last names
Google #57: Ancestor search – Parents’ first and last names with locations (Birth)
Google #58: Ancestor search – Parents’ first and last names with locations (Death)
Google #59: Ancestor search – Primary first and last names with variations
Google #60: Ancestor search – Primary first and last names with fathers’ first name with variations

Google #61: Ancestor search – Parents’ first and last names with locations (Birth)
Google #62: Easy expert search with scoople.com
Google #63: Ancestor search – Primary first and last names with mothers’ first name with variations
Google #64: Ancestor search – Primary first and last names with fathers’ names and location (Birth)
Google #65: Ancestor search – Primary first and last names with fathers’ names and location (Death)
Google #66: Ancestor search – Search for primary first and last names with fathers’ names
Google #67: Ancestor search – Websites relate to surname
Google #68: Ancestor search – Primary first and last names with mothers’ names and location (Birth)
Google #69: Ancestor search – Primary first and last names with mothers’ names and location (Death)
Google #70: How to find surname spelling variations

Google #71: Standard number lookups
Google #72: Tip Search for a range of years
Google #73: Units of measure and conversions
Google #74: Using Google for math
Google #75: Using parentheses in calculations
Google #76: When and when not to use abbreviations
Google #77: When your surname is also a noun
Google #78: Quick search tips 1-5
Google #79: Quick search tips 6-10
Google #80: Quick search tips 11-15

Google #81: Quick search tips 16-20
Google #82: Quick search tips 21-25
Google #83: Quick search tips 26-30
Google #84: Quick search tips 31-35
Google #85: Quick search tips 36-40
Google #86: Mozilla Firefox (web browser)
Google #87: Top 10 obscure Google search tricks
Google #84: Obscure Google search trick #1
Google #88: Obscure Google search trick #2
Google #89: Obscure Google search trick #3
Google #90: Obscure Google search trick #4

Google #91: Obscure Google search trick #5
Google #92: Obscure Google search trick #6
Google #93: Obscure Google search trick #7
Google #94: Obscure Google search trick #8
Google #95: Obscure Google search trick #9
Google #96: Obscure Google search trick #10
Google #97: Internet search strategy Step 1
Google #98: Internet search strategy Step 2
Google #99: Internet search strategy Step 3
Google #100: Internet search strategy Step 4

Google #101: Internet search strategy Step 5:
Google #102: Internet research strategy #6 – Focus on names
Google #103: Using the internet to answer who, what, where, when and why
Google #104: What to do if your search returns…
Google #105: Shortcuts to publicly available information
Google #106: Reasons to use Google Groups
Google #107: How to find definitions with Google
Google #108: Google alerts for the genealogist
Google #109: Introduction to  Discussion Groups
Google #110: Navigating Google Groups

Google #111: Email discussion lists
Google #112: Google Books search for genealogy
Google #113: Google maps for the genealogist
Google #114 Convert one numbering system to another
Google #115: Searching for maps
Google #116: Using Google Maps for genealogy
Google #117: Google search for driving instructions
Google #118: Google search for U.S. residence
Google #119: How to use location with Google News
Google #120: Evaluating groups in Google Groups
Google #121: Following discussion group conversation
Google #122: Conversion factor between units