Extreme Googling for Genealogists

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  • Extreme Googling for Genealogists

    1. 1. Extreme Googling for Genealogists Birdie Monk Holsclaw, CG
    2. 2. What we’ll cover <ul><li>The basics </li></ul><ul><li>Beyond the basics (“extreme” Googling) </li></ul><ul><li>Ways to learn more </li></ul>
    3. 3. “ Googling”?
    4. 4. “Nobody goes there anymore. It’s too crowded.” — Yogi Berra
    5. 5. Hackenberger
    6. 6. 4000+
    7. 7. George Hackenberger
    8. 8. 968
    9. 9. “ George Hackenberger”
    10. 10. 35
    11. 11. “Pair up in threes.” — Yogi Berra
    12. 12. “ Samuel * Hackenberger”
    13. 13. 4 Samuel Custer Hackenberger
    14. 14. “When you come to a fork in the road, take it.” — Yogi Berra
    15. 15. <ul><li>Hac k enberger </li></ul><ul><li>Hac h enberger </li></ul><ul><li>Ha g enberger </li></ul><ul><li>… etc. </li></ul>
    16. 16. hac k enberger or hac h enberger hac k enberger | hac h enberger
    17. 18. 6300+
    18. 19. “It was hard to have a conversation with anyone, there were too many people talking.” — Yogi Berra
    19. 20. george bullock –“sandra bullock” Manhattan kansas -“new york”
    20. 21. “You’ve got to be careful if you don’t know where you’re going, ’cause you might not get there.” — Yogi Berra
    21. 22. As of 15 July 2006, Google ™ has indexed 8,058,044,651 web pages
    22. 23. site: <ul><li>site:com only sites ending with “com” </li></ul><ul><li>site:edu only sites ending with “edu” </li></ul><ul><li>site:de only sites ending with “de” [Germany] </li></ul><ul><li>site:rootsweb.com only pages at RootsWeb </li></ul><ul><li>site:worldconnect.rootsweb.com only the WorldConnect part of RootsWeb </li></ul>
    23. 24. site:worldconnect.rootsweb.com hackenberger
    24. 27. site:de hackenberger|hachenberger
    25. 28. 177 pages all on German Web sites
    26. 29. inurl: <ul><li>inurl:hackenberger only pages with “hackenberger” </li></ul><ul><li>inurl:schwalheim only pages with “schwalheim” </li></ul><ul><li>inurl:rootsweb.com only pages at RootsWeb </li></ul><ul><li>inurl:rootsweb.com inurl:utiron only pages at USGenWeb Iron County </li></ul>
    27. 30. inurl:hackenberger faculty authors genealogy
    28. 31. inurl:schwalheim “ official” page for village
    29. 32. Search this whole county at once?
    30. 33. http://www.rootsweb.com/~utiron/_Iron_index.html Search?
    31. 34. inurl:rootsweb.com inurl:utiron benson 13 pages
    32. 35. “ The future ain’t what it used to be.” — Yogi Berra
    33. 36. ernest ghilotti constance
    34. 39. Oh, no!
    35. 41. This is Google’s cache of http://www.geneaseek… as retrieved on May 8, 2004 …
    36. 43. “It’s not too far, it just seems like it is.” — Yogi Berra
    37. 44. &quot;heinrich niebuhr&quot; heuer
    38. 46. In diesem Haus lebte schon mein Grossvater. Hier ist mein Vater geboren und ich auch. Der folgende Zeitungsartikel vom 28. Juni 1965 erzählt ein wenig von seiner Geschichte.
    39. 48. In this house my grandfather already lived. Here my father is born and I also. The following newspaper article from 28 June 1965 tells a little of its history.
    40. 49. “We have a good time together, even when we’re not together.” — Yogi Berra
    41. 50. rphonebook:hackenberger PA rphonebook:smith 80204 bphonebook:cemetery lancaster pa
    42. 51. rphonebook:hackenberger pa
    43. 52. bphonebook:cemetery lancaster pa
    44. 53. “It’s d éjà vu all over again. ” — Yogi Berra
    45. 56. Hackenberger once a day birdie@ holsclaw.net Web or news once a week as it happens
    46. 58. “ We’re lost, but we’re making good time. ” — Yogi Berra
    47. 63. Gluntz oberbaldingen
    48. 67. “ We were overwhelming underdogs. ” — Yogi Berra
    49. 68. Signs Of Resistance: American Deaf Cultural History, 1900 to World War II
    50. 70. formerly Google Print
    51. 71. “ paul hubbard” huddle
    52. 74. Like Paul Hubbard on the gridiron …
    53. 75. No Hubbard In index
    54. 77. Why not Advanced Search?
    55. 78. “ You can observe a lot by watching. ” — Yogi Berra
    56. 79. Learning more … “ 90% of the game is half mental.” –Berra <ul><li>Google “cheat sheets” </li></ul><ul><li>ResearchBuzz </li></ul><ul><li>Google blog </li></ul>
    57. 80. “ It ain’t over ‘til it’s over! ” — Yogi Berra
    58. 81. Online handout <ul><li>Corrected information </li></ul><ul><li>Clickable links </li></ul>< www.holsclaw.net/Lectures/ Googling-FGS.pdf >

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