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What is Networking For Leisure?  

Networking for Leisure is a two-phase project aimed at exploring the information worlds of adults who are researching their Irish genealogy during their leisure time.

To understand the information world of amateur genealogists, this study explores the interpersonal networking of this group and their extension of their social networks to other areas of their lives. This study is scheduled to last four years and involves two phases of information gathering with genealogists.  This is the first phase of the study.

This project is supported by a grant from the Irish Research Council for Humanities and Social Science.