The Glenview Public Library has purchased the followiong book that can help you with your genealogy:
Google your family tree : unlock the hidden power of Google by Daniel M. Lynch.
There is also a copy in the Reference Genealogy collection.
This book explains how to use the many powerful capabilities contained within Google to jumpstart a family history search, in simple, easy-to-understand language.
It teaches you how to use basic and advanced search operators to filter results; find puvlished information about your family history; discover visuals to help illustrate your family story using Google Images and Video; explore your ancestral homelands with Google Maps and Google Earth; ; conduct research in historical newspapers using the Google News Archive; set up automated searches using Googlle Alerts; use language tools to find and translate foreign content; and make the most of free websites for genealogy.
Examples of advanced Google searches you may not have tried before include the Google Phonebook search; intext, intitle, and inurl searches; and organizing your research using Google Notebook.
The appendix includes five sections about beginninig genealogy, best web sites, information about internet search engines, and a concise summary of Google commands and syntax with their use for genealogy.