Thursday, April 16, 2009

Class on Computer and the Internet

American French Genealogical Society - AFGS
Class on Computer and the Internet
By Bill Pommenville – Webmaster AFGS

April 18th 2009

9:00 AM

AFGS Building ,78 Earle Street, Woonsocket, RI

Class will touch on a number of areas including Computer - Internet Use
- Internet Searching - Genealogy Software.
Computers - Safe Computing
Seeing the Information when it is no longer there.
Terminology - Hard Drive - RAM - Domain name -Cookies
The importance of correct and incorrect Spelling
Genealogy Software - Free (In packet)
Searching Pictures - Important Set Preferences before Searching
The Internet what it is and what it is not.
Searching and or Listening to a PDF files
What is a Browser?
Short cuts to Searching (In packet)
How to Improve your Searches ~ Narrowing your Search
Your favorite search place
Google Translations
Types of Search Places "directories" and "human-powered results"
Google Options (In packet)
Its about the Money
Google Search Features (In packet)
How do they get the info? What is a Crawler or Spider?
Google Cheat Sheet (In packet)
Search Preferences
Google Tour - Options Available at Google
How the Web Guy does it. Start-All Programs- Accessories-Note Pad (In packet)
Internet Archive and Wayback Machine (In packet)
Little Rhody's List – Information and links about and for Rhode Island
SitePal Virtual Interpreter – Translator (In packet)
Find the information once you're at the webpage (In packet)
Family Records Search - Free - Canada etc. (In packet)
Why Check the date on page?
Google Earth & Prado Museum in Spain