Category Archive: FamilySearch

Jan 19

FamilySearch Catalog and Digitized Books

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While preparing my research plans for a trip to Salt Lake City, I frequently depend on the Family History Library (FHL) online catalog at FamilySearch.org.  I want to know the call numbers for books and microfilm that I want to view when I get there. Since I’m a firm believer in being as prepared as …

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Aug 29

Community Indexing Projects at FamilySearch

The community index project, spearheaded by FamilySearch, was a stellar example of what happens when the genealogical community makes a collaborative effort. The project was completed several months ahead of schedule. Those of you that participated may be having withdrawal symptoms. If so, I’ve got the perfect cure! Family Search has instigated two new community …

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Aug 12

FamilySearch Launches Updated YouTube Channel

FamilySearch has unveiled a newly updated YouTube channel giving viewers an informative, fun and fascinating look at several different aspects of genealogy through a growing number of videos in five playlists. FamilySearch Press Release 8/10/2011 High-quality videos are available for the rookie genealogist and the seasoned veteran alike. The Genealogy in 5 Minutes playlist demonstrates …

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