Google Tour Builder Tour Builder is a new way to show people the places you've visited and the experiences you had along the way using Google Earth. It lets you pick the locations right on the map, add in photos, text, and video, and then share your creation.
StoryMaps StoryMap is a free tool to help you tell stories on the web that highlight the locations of a series of events.
Ancestry Library : Public records and genealogy tools for the family historian. Includes census, military, court, land, probate, vital and church records; directories; passenger lists, and more. Emphasis on immigrant lists, passenger lists, and other public documents. This database is available at the Main and branch libraries of the Berkeley Public, Oakland Public, and San Francisco Public Library, but not outside library facilities.
HeritageQuest Public records and genealogy tools for the family historian. Emphasis on records from newspapers, local history books and documents. Access through Ms. Bogas (Oakland Public Library , San Francisco Public, or Contra Costa Public)
- non-profit service sponsored by The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.
Cyndi's List - This is a gateway to thousands of genealogy web links. Categories include African Americans, German, LDS & Family History Centers, and Scotland to name a few. A particularly helpful feature is the Surnames, Family Associations & Family Newsletters section which gives hundreds of sites arranged alphabetically by surname.