52 Weeks to Better Genealogy – Challenge 27 – Google Scholar

52 Weeks To Better Genealogy

52 Weeks To Better Genealogy – Challenge 27

Put your thinking cap on and visit Google Scholar. It’s difficult to browse the features of this tool, so bring some surnames to use in your test searches. Also check out Google Scholar Preferences and Advanced Scholar Search. Search some of your more common ancestor names and manipulate the search preferences to see the difference in the results you get. You may also try your unusual surnames. What did you find? Genealogy blog authors can answer this question on their blogs.

This challenge runs from Saturday, 3 July 2010 through Friday, 9 July 2010.

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Here are the latest posts from GeneaBloggers members on this week’s challenge:


52 Weeks To Better Genealogy by Amy Coffin is a series of weekly blogging prompts that are a bit more challenging and are geared towards those new to the field of genealogy and family history as well as those who want to brush up on some skills which might be a bit rusty. Please include an attribution link if you participate.

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