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Social Networking for Genealogists

Blogging: Online informational sites that use posts to add content. Try these South Carolina blogs:

1. www.thedeadlibrarian.blogspot.com – free online SC resources

2. http://library.sc.edu/blogs/newspaper/ - South Carolina digital newspaper program.

3. http://www.lowcountryafricana.com/lca-main-blog/ - follow records dedicated to the cultural heritage of African Americans.

Blog readers: a scrolling list of updates from blogs delivered to an inbox-like environment.

1. http://digg.com/reader/folder/Genealogy - Digg is also available as an app.

2. http://www.pcmag.com/article2/0,2817,2421283,00.asp – Reader reviews.

Message Boards/Facebook – ask a question and help answer a question.

1. https://www.facebook.com/groups/172871099438838/ - SC Genealogy Network.

2. https://www.facebook.com/groups/raogkUSA/ - Random Acts of Genealogical Kindness.

3. https://www.facebook.com/groups/GenealogyJustAsk - Genealogy! Just Ask!

Wikis: A web application which allows people to add, modify, or delete content in collaboration with others.

1. https://familysearch.org/learn/wiki/en/Main_Page - FamilySearch wiki

2. http://www.wikitree.com

3. http://www.ancestry.com/wiki/index.php?title=Main_Page – ancestry.com wiki

Online Learning Centers:

1. HeritageQuest – learning centers

2. https://www.youtube.com/user/LibraryOfCongress - LOC youtube videos

3. https://www.youtube.com/user/usnationalarchives - NARA youtube videos

Questions? Please visit us online at: http://richlandlibrary.com/research-it/genealogy

Debra Bloom Walker Local and Family History Center dbloom@richlandlibrary.com.


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