Share “We the People: Cyndi's List offers...”

We the People: Cyndi's List offers repository for research websites

Sharon Burns: Cyndi's List, www.cyndislist.com, has been a free genealogy research site for more than 17 years. It categorizes websites and provides a cross-referenced index to genealogical resources on the Internet.
By SHARON BURNS, For The Oklahoman Published: February 3, 2014
Advertisement

Cyndi's List, www.cyndislist.com, has been a free genealogy research site for more than 17 years. It categorizes websites and provides a cross-referenced index to genealogical resources on the Internet.

Basically the website is a “card catalog” to the genealogical collection in the immense library that is on the Internet. The site provides links to 329,568 websites within 204 categories. The category “Important Links” allows users to browse new and updated websites and report broken links.

CyndisList Mailing List is a free email announcement list created to keep users of the Cyndi's List website updated regarding activities on Cyndi's List and a way for Cyndi to communicate information to the genealogical community through the following categories:

•Messages — may include information about updates to the site, new links submitted by visitors, names of categories that have been updated, descriptions of new features or improvements to the site

•Number of new links, updated/corrected links and deleted links

•Answers to frequently asked questions.

•Announcements and/or news regarding online or offline resources for genealogy.

The mailing list is for announcements only and is not set up for posts, replies or participatory conversations.

Genealogy notes

•The Oklahoma Home & Community Education Genealogy Group has selected cemetery transcription as their major project for the year in an effort to aid genealogists and those seeking the burial places of family and their ancestors.

Continue reading this story on the...


CONTACT

If you have a question, event, idea or an experience you wish to share, email Sharon Burns at sburns@opubco.com.

Trending Now


AROUND THE WEB

  1. 1
    Twelve Weeks To A Six-Figure Job
  2. 2
    New York Pain Clinic Doctor Is Sentenced in Overdose Deaths of 2 Patients
  3. 3
    Time Lapse: Amsterdam Light Festival
  4. 4
    Baby Jesus gets GPS
  5. 5
    NORAD's Santa Tracker Began With A Typo And A Good Sport
+ show more