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New Web-Based FamilySearch Indexing Tool

New Web-Based FamilySearch Indexing Tool

With the new web-based indexing tool from FamilySearch, volunteers will now be able to work on tablets, modify the layout of the dashboard, set goals, and create groups. Indexing makes the world’s historical records freely searchable online. Volunteers no longer need...
2017 Worldwide Indexing Event Results

2017 Worldwide Indexing Event Results

7,275,546 records were indexed in 72 hours during FamilySearch’s Worldwide Indexing Event held October 20–22, 2017. Thanks to the nearly 80,000 volunteers around the world who transcribed historical documents to make them searchable online. These 80,000...
Worldwide FamilySearch Indexing Event Oct. 20-22

Worldwide FamilySearch Indexing Event Oct. 20-22

FamilySearch invites you to participate in the annual Worldwide Indexing Event, October 20–22, 2017. Indexing is the process of viewing historical documents that FamilySearch has scanned and entering text information into a searchable database. People around the world...
RootsTech 2018 Now Open for Registration

RootsTech 2018 Now Open for Registration

The RootsTech 2018 conference sponsored by FamilySearch will be held February 28 to March 3, 2018, at the Salt Palace Convention Center in Salt Lake City, Utah. Registration is now open at RootsTech.org. Register early to take advantage of early bird prices. RootsTech...
Family History Report in LCR for Leaders

Family History Report in LCR for Leaders

Leaders can access a family history report that shows information about family history activity in the ward or stake. Priesthood leaders, many members of stake and ward councils, and temple and family history consultants can access the report through Leader and Clerk...
FamilySearch Digital Records Replace Microfilm

FamilySearch Digital Records Replace Microfilm

FamilySearch has discontinued its microfilm circulation services because it now offers billions of the world’s historic records online digitally. For 80 years, FamilySearch created microfilms of birth, death, and other records around the world and offered a service...
Find Your Family Names: A First Time Guide

Find Your Family Names: A First Time Guide

Find Your Family Names: A First Time Guide is a 4-fold card designed to get the entire family involved in family history. This card, and the accompanying online experience, provide a simple guided path to help you get started with your family history and find family...
Find Early LDS Missionaries in Your Family Tree

Find Early LDS Missionaries in Your Family Tree

A new collaboration from the Church History Department and FamilySearch can help you discover if there are any early LDS missionaries in your family tree. You can also see their mission journals, letters, reports, and photos. The experience is made up of two parts:...
FamilySearch Mobile Tree App

FamilySearch Mobile Tree App

The FamilySearch Tree mobile app is a companion to FamilySearch Family Tree that puts the power of heritage in your hands. With it, you can easily attach photos, stories, and documents to add details and bring your family story to life. With the mobile app, you can:...
6 Steps to Digitizing Your Family Photos

6 Steps to Digitizing Your Family Photos

Do you have boxes of old photos in your closet? So, what do you do with all these old photos? Digitize them! Read the article “Six Steps to Digitizing Your Family Photos” for 6 easy steps to get the job done. Lean how to: Organize before you digitize....
5 Reasons to Digitize Your Family Photos

5 Reasons to Digitize Your Family Photos

Have you been avoiding digitizing your old family photos because you feel overwhelmed? Sorting your photos into smaller piles can help you get organized. The article “Five Reasons to Digitize Your Family Photos” explains five big reasons you should...
Preserving Electronic Family History Information

Preserving Electronic Family History Information

For many of us, the biggest threat to the safety of our family history information may not be papers yellowing with age or photos fading in the sunlight but instead the possibility of our computer crashing or our phone dying a painful death in the washing machine....
Can’t Attend RootsTech in Person? Participate Online!

Can’t Attend RootsTech in Person? Participate Online!

If you can’t attend RootsTech in person, don’t worry, some of the best of RootsTech learning sessions, keynote addresses, and Innovator Showdown will be streamed live on RootsTech.org today, Friday, and Saturday. For a complete schedule of sessions that will be...
Experience RootsTech 2017

Experience RootsTech 2017

Tomorrow is the beginning of RootsTech 2017. It’s not too late to register. Learn more about Family Discovery Day on Saturday, February 11, 2017. RootsTech will be posting on Facebook and live tweeting. You can even join the live stream to participate from home!...

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