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4/1/2000
Working the Web? Discover what Yahoo! misses and the family history riches of libraries around the world. Here's how to plug into online library catalogs.

Once you've combed the Web for your family history with Yahoo!, AltaVista, Excite or another search site, you might think you've found all there is to find. But you'd be missing some of the most useful family history resources on the Internet: the online catalogs of your old offline friend, the library.

Web researchers might mistakenly assume trial Internet search engines index items listed in online library catalogs. In fact, you must search each online catalog directly to identify specific items held by the library that might hold answers to your genealogical mysteries.

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