Lists of Bests Family Genealogy & History Internet Education Directory - Wiki National Archives and Records Administration 10 Websites to Watch in 2011 There are more than a trillion URLs in Google's index. Yes, that's a one with twelve zeros after it. And Google crossed that milestone two and a half years ago. With so many sites on the web in 2011, how do you know which to pay attention to? Mashable's editors haven't quite visited a trillion pages, but we've checked out a lot in the past year, and we've compiled a list of 10 websites we think are poised to have big years in 2011. Some of these are relatively new sites we think will catch the mainstream's attention next year and others are older sites that we think will finally hit the big time in 2011. Check out our list below and let us know in the comments which websites you have your eye on for the coming year. 1. Kickstarter, a crowdfunding platform for creative endeavors, was founded in April 2009 and had what many would consider a break-out year in 2010. -Josh Catone, Features Editor 2. -Vadim Lavrusik, Community Manager 3. -Jehangir Irani, Multimedia Producer 4. -Ben Parr, Co-Editor
Red Book From Ancestry.com Wiki Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources is a reference book published by Ancestry Publishing. The first edition, called Ancestry's Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources was published in 1989 and was edited by Alice Eichholz, Ph.D., CG. A revised edition was published in 1992. A sample of a county map for Vermont included in Red Book: American State, County, and Town Resources. Red Book is designed to help family historians learn where to find information about their ancestors by taking an approach focused on localities. Vital Records Census Records Internet Resources County Resources Background Sources Land Records Probate Records Court Records Tax Records Cemetery Records Church Records Military Records Periodicals, Newspapers, and Manuscript Collections Archives, Libraries, and Societies Major highlights of the content are the county resources published in table format for each state. Third Edition Table of Contents Introduction to Red Book
USGENWEB Project 30+ Mind Mapping Tools We all need to organize our thoughts sometimes, and there seems to be no better way to do it than in a visual fashion. We've got 30+ mind mapping tools to help you do just that. And since we know some of you are on a budget, we've got free and paid suggestions for you. Don’t forget to check out our post where you can suggest future toolbox topics! (This list, for example, came from one of the suggestions.) Free Bubbl.us - A flash based brainstorming tool that you can share with others and also embed in to your site. Cayra.net - A desktop-only app that runs on Windows XP or Vista. CmapTools - Free to universities, students, federal employees, and individuals for personal use. CompendiumInstitute.org - A free mind mapping and brainstorming tool from the Open University. DebateMapper.com - A bit of a different mapper in that it focuses on mapping out debates, whether they be political or business. Gliffy.com - Draw & share all sorts of diagrams and mind maps. MindPlan.com - Free for personal use.
RootsWeb.com 100 Infographic Tools and Resources This post is #6 in DailyTekk’s famous Top 100 series which explores the best startups, gadgets, apps, websites and services in a given category. Total items listed: 112. Time to compile: 8+ hours. Follow @DailyTekk on Twitter to make sure you don’t miss a week! Update: Be sure to check out our latest post on infographics: Infographics Are Everywhere – Here’s How to Make Yours Go Viral. I love a good infographic! You might also like: Post Navigation The Best Blogs and Websites about Infographics Back to top Data Visualization Tools and Software Piktochart – Transforms your information into memorable presentations.Infogr.am - Create interactive charts and infographics.Gephi – Like Photoshop for data. Data Sources Infographic Articles and Tutorials Other / Miscellaneous / Overflow