Every month there are many announcements of new counties digitizing their records, or invitations for you to bring your own photos and records in and get them digitized locally. Each of these projects are started by just one person, or a small group of people, who want to make a difference.
Category Archives: Digitizing
Ancestry.com releases the following announcement this afternoon: Ancestry.com and FamilySearch International (online at FamilySearch.org), the two largest providers of family history resources, announced today an agreement that is expected to make approximately 1 billion global historical records available online and more easily accessible to the public for the first time.
Do you want to hear about collections that will be published someday, but are just in the works right now? Let me know in the comments if you’d like to see these on a regular basis. If so, here are a few: Indiana, Monroe County Public Library and the Bloomington
FamilySearch is partnering with many smaller organizations to help them get their collections digitized and online. Here are just a few news stories from the last few weeks that highlight these partnerships: The Public Record Office of Northern Ireland has publish its Valuation Revision Books (click the image on the right
Odds and ends from the last few days: Early parish registers from St. Augustine, Florida are being digitized, thanks to a group of grad students from the University of South Florida. They date all the way back to 1594, and are “the earliest written documents from any region in the