The FamilySearch Research Wiki: The Most Valuable Online Genealogical Resource for Genealogists Today
After you view this class you will know about the structure and content of the FamilySearch Research Wiki and why it has become the most valuable genealogical resource on the Internet. The class will include an introduction to the concept of wikis as collaborative Internet-based programs, demonstrating how the Research Wiki works to provide a user contributed collaborative environment for providing huge amounts of genealogical information. The class will also explain how the Research Wiki operates, with an introduction to Wikitext and namespaces, including how the Research Wiki integrated into the FamilySearch Historical Record Collections to become a meta-catalog.
This presentation was recorded live for the "New England Ancestors" Expo. The individual Research Guide for this class is included with this video. It is available to download as a PDF immediately upon purchase. If you would like a printed copy of the book, "New England Research Guide," please click here.
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Product Code: Video Class-NE1507