Sunday, January 17, 2010

eBay and Genealogy

I'll admit that I am not a user of eBay...but that might change.

In a recent article in his online newsletter, Dick Eastman showed a list of the genealogy-related items that he found for sale there. Those items included books, CD's, maps, and city directories, to name a few.

You can even set up eBay to watch for items that you specify. That is like Google Alerts, where you have Google do a specified search for you and notify you of the results via email. It does the work for you in the background, and eBay has a similar capability. Dick's article goes into detail on how to set up such a feature. (On this Blog, go to the post for 25 Aug 2009 for a blurb on using Google Alerts.)

You can read all of Dick's article at:

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