I was hoping this book would help me in finding birth, death, divorce, etc. records for some of my ancestors. It didn't, but it did explain why these records cost us money to get a copy. We help pay salaries of workers who put them in digital form and for the upkeep of these records. I know scanning is a tedious job so now I don't mind paying the fee.
Christian offers some valuable internet sites for those working on American or British Isles research, but not so much for other countries.