Genealogy Mailing Lists & Newsgroups
Making the Most of Genealogy Mailing Lists - Where to Find Them & How to Use Them
Joining a genealogy mailing list is like stepping into your own personal research community. Learn where to find and how to use genealogy mailing lists to further your genealogy research.
Genealogical Resources: Mailing Lists
Chris Gaunt and John Fuller do an excellent job of keeping up with a huge variety of existing and new mailing lists for genealogy, and they have them categorized for easy reference.
Genealogical Resources: Newsgroups
A fairly complete listing of Newsgroups on the Internet by Chris Gaunt & John Fuller.
GENUKI Genealogy Mailing Lists for the British Isles
A nice selection of genealogy-related mailing lists for those with research interests in areas of the British Isles including England, Ireland, Scotland, Wales, the Channel Islands, the Isle of Man, and other places which have or had UK Sovereignty.
The ultimate tool for extracting information from Usenet genealogy newsgroups. It is a search agent that scans newsgroups and downloads messages based on criteria you set.
RootsWeb Mailing Lists
Thousands of mailing lists are hosted by Rootsweb Genealogical Data Cooperative including Roots-L, the original Internet genealogical mailing list with over 10,000 subscribers. Visit the archived messages to see what people have been talking about!
Yahoo Groups provides a gathering place on the Internet for many genealogy groups to send and receive emails, schedule meetings, share files and photos, or have private group chats.