FamilySearch Facebook Pages – RootsTech 2013

One of the sessions I attended at RootsTech 2013 in Salt Lake City, Utah was presented by Fran Jensen and was about the Facebook genealogy research pages sponsored by FamilySearch.org.

You can download Fran’s handout from the RootsTech 2013 website. Or on the main schedule pages, just click on any other sessions you are interested in to download individual handouts. Rootstech.org daily schedules

You can also see the list of Rearch Communities on Facebook at the FamilySearch Wiki.

I help administer the Canada Genealogy Research FamilySearch Facebook page and we welcome your questions, and your help, as do the other admins on all the FamilySearch pages.

And you can still refer to the FamilySearch research handout by myself from the October 2012 BCGS meeting. I must warn you though that things change quickly on FamilySearch, as on the internet generally, so a few items might be out of date now. FamilySearch genealogy October 2012 handout.

See this FamilySearch page and watch the video there for a look at what’s new and what’s coming soon to FamilySearch.

For example, FamilySearch now offers free e-mail lookup services: https://familysearch.org/blog/en/policy-change-patrons-requesting-photocopies-family-history-library-salt-lake-city-utah/

             M. Diane Rogers, BCGS Editor

 

 

 

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M. Diane Rogers is a Director and Editor and Co-webmistress of the British Columbia Genealogical Society, teaches genealogy and family history year round, and blogs at CanadaGenealogy, or, Jane's Your Aunt. She's been doing her own family research since the 1980s in Canada, the UK and the United States, Sweden and further afield. She has a lifelong interest in Canadian and women's history and is a member of the Association of Professional Genealogists, the Genealogical Speakers Guild and the International Society of Family History Writers and Editors

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