Hello again! This is the second blog for the TLA DELRT page! The tool I am going to talk about today is RootsWeb.com. It is a great website/tool for librarians who work in
the field of genealogy. It is freely
available for anyone to use. Libraries
with small or non-existent genealogy budgets will find it invaluable. Roots Web
is easy to use. The first page of the
website allows users to enter the name of an ancestor. Users should use the search boxes that are
available under RootsWeb.com. The other
two areas are for pay services. Roots
Web also offers multiple links to other sources of information for individuals
working on their family trees. Of
particular interest to genealogists will be Charts and Forms link which gives
access to useful record sheets for keeping track of information. For beginners the website has a Getting
Started at RootsWeb link which provides information on how to get help and
interact with other users of this resource.
This is a great tool which offers users a great deal of material and
help in the field of genealogy.