Category Archives: Digitizing

May Digitization Round-up

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. and FamilySearch to Make a Billion Global Records Available Online releases the following announcement this afternoon: and FamilySearch International (online at, 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.


FamilySearch partners with many to provide online access to genealogical records

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