June 28, 2006

New search engine for Rootsweb mailing lists

A new search engine for the Rootsweb mailing lists lets you search across multiple lists and time periods.

1 comment:

Daniel said...

For tips on how to use this effectively, see these discussion thread on the GOONS, Listowners, and SOG-UK Rootsweb mailing lists.

Two examples:

1. You can exclude results from a particular mailing list (such as one that you already read regularly) by adding the search term
If there are hyphens in the list name (SOG-UK, for example) then enclose it in quotation marks.

2. You can exclude results that you posted yourself by adding the search term