If you aren’t familiar with indexing, it is transcribing the information contained on original records to make that record searchable. These include things like census records, court records, military records and much more. Indexing isn’t difficult and it significantly increases the number of records available online. You’ll find details at Worldwide Indexing Event — FamilySearch.org
FamilySearch is sponsoring an online indexing event beginning July 15th. Indexing is what makes records searchable and is a great way to help move genealogical research forward.
Everyone deserves to be remembered and you can help make this possible. No special skills or time commitments are required. Together, we can help people from around the world find and trace their ancestry for free. Watch the video to find out, in just a few short minutes, what indexing is and how it works.
Learn more at FamilySearch.org
Have you wanted to build an index of the articles in your genealogical journals and quarterlies, but found all that data entry more than you could handle? Put Evernote to work and you can have it done in no time.
First, create a notebook for your periodicals index then use the Evernote app on…
Journey to the Past describes one society’s project to make local records available. Hope to see more societies following suit.