General Websites
Local Area Websites
Types of Tools

Mailing Lists - Send an email to a single address and everyone subscribed to the list receives the email. Archives are frequently searchable. Genealogy lists are often organized by surname, location, or topic.

Message Boards - Think of an electronic bulletin board organized by date that the message was posted. Also searchable and organized by surname, location, or topic.

Databases - Databases are searchable collections of information such as web page indexes, birth/death information or any other type of information you can imagine.

Software - A lot of software is available for free online and can be downloaded.

Specific Tools