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If you are interested in family history aka genealogy you a books.pngneed to have a free account at familysearch.org. Even if you don’t use the collaborative tree, you
should be looking at the records. The count of digitized records just reached 2 Billion, yes with a B.

These records cover Africa and the Pacific, Asia, Europe, Middle Ease, Latin America, and North America. These records are digitized, and while not all of them are indexed yet, they are findable and viewable on family search.

Once you have signed in with your free account, you should click on the ‘Help’ tab in the upper right of the screen, go to ‘whats new’, and look at the article announcing the reaching of this milestone, and there you will find a link to a free guide with step-by-step instructions for how you can locate and search:

  • The catalog where you will find links to digital films
  • Books- where you will find books that have been digitized
  • Records- where can search collections using your ancestor’s name, locate a specific collection or browse by country. You may filter these searches by place, date or collection type.


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