Tuesday, January 12, 2010

The Full Wiki


The Full Wiki is a great resource for genealogists and family historians, especially when working with family members and trying to place history in context.

Basically, The Full Wiki is a "mashup" of Wikipedia and Google Maps plus a few other resources including Wikiquote and it allows you to search for a term and view the information in several different formats.

Entering a term such as "family history library" will display the standard Wikipedia content for that term:



Clicking on the Map tab at the top of the screen will also display the Google Maps information:



And interestingly, there is a "Topic Tree" tab which seems to diagram the term with links to other articles on WikiPedia:



Check out The Full Wiki and see if it can be a useful resource for your family history research.

© 2010, copyright Thomas MacEntee

1 comment:

Becky Jamison said...

Thank you, Thomas! I'm going to check it out right now.