Resources for individual help

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Through a variety of means, FamilySearch provides individualized research help.  
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Connect with others to get help for your genealogy questions.  
  
=== FamilySearch Centers:[[Image:Downloaded4700947383004445443 Richland+Family+History+Center+interior.JPG|thumb|right|160x107px]]  ===
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:*FamilySearch offers a network of 4,500 facilities offering public access to genealogical records from all over the world. These range from the world's largest in Salt Lake City to locations in more than 80 countries.
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=== Research Help - Phone or Chat  ===
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:[[Image:Chat.png|right|150px|Chat.png]]Call or chat with a research help volunteer with experience where you are researching:
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:*Call: 866-234-2067
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:*[http://www.familysearch.org/ask/gethelp Chat with us]
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:*[[Live Research Assistance|See available specialist areas]]
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=== FamilySearch Centers - in person help[[Image:Williamsburg FHC Computer workstations.JPG|right|160px|Williamsburg FHC Computer workstations.JPG]]  ===
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:*FamilySearch offers a network of 4,600 facilities offering public access to genealogical records from all over the world. These range from the world's largest in Salt Lake City to locations in more than 120 countries.
  
 
:*Volunteer staff at FamilySearch centers provide free, personal help.  
 
:*Volunteer staff at FamilySearch centers provide free, personal help.  
 
::[https://www.familysearch.org/locations Locate a FamilySearch Center].
 
::[https://www.familysearch.org/locations Locate a FamilySearch Center].
  
=== Online Research Communities:[[Image:Computer_keyboard.gif|thumb|right|160x107px]]  ===
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=== Online Research Communities[[Image:Computer keyboard.gif|right|160x107px|Computer keyboard.gif]]  ===
  
 
:*FamilySearch offers more than 100 online communities.
 
:*FamilySearch offers more than 100 online communities.
  
:*FamilySearch volunteers facilitate free research within these communities.  
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:*FamilySearch volunteers facilitate free research within these communities. Find a research community on:
::[[Research Communities on Facebook|Learn about available Research Communities on Facebook]].
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::[[Research Communities on Facebook|Facebook]]
::[[Research Communities on Skype|Learn about available Research Communities on Skype]].
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::[[Research Communities on Google+|Learn about available Research Communities on Google+]].
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::[[Research Communities on Twitter|Learn about available Research Communities on Twitter]].
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=== FamilySearch Research Forums:[[Image:Family Search Forums smaller.gif|thumb|right|160x107px]]  ===
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:*FamilySearch sponsors Research Forums with more than 4,700 active members.
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:*A [https://help.familysearch.org/kb/tutorials/en/fsdemos/FS_index.html?v=https://help.familysearch.org/kb/tutorials/en/fsdemos/ForumsOverview video demonstration]&nbsp;provides an overview of FamlySearch&nbsp;Forums.
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:*Forums are organized by:
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::Localities: [https://www.familysearch.org/learn/forums/en/forumdisplay.php?f=12 Africa]; [https://www.familysearch.org/learn/forums/en/forumdisplay.php?f=7 Asia]; [https://www.familysearch.org/learn/forums/en/forumdisplay.php?f=14 Europe]; [https://www.familysearch.org/learn/forums/en/forumdisplay.php?f=11 Latin America]; [https://www.familysearch.org/learn/forums/en/forumdisplay.php?f=6 North American]; [https://www.familysearch.org/learn/forums/en/forumdisplay.php?f=10 Oceaniia]; and [https://www.familysearch.org/learn/forums/en/forumdisplay.php?f=9 United Kingdom and Ireland];
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::Non-locality: [https://www.familysearch.org/learn/forums/en/forumdisplay.php?f=67 Beginners and General Questions]; [https://www.familysearch.org/learn/forums/en/forumdisplay.php?f=101 Using Technology]; and [https://www.familysearch.org/learn/forums/en/forumdisplay.php?f=158 Latin Translation].
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=== Contact FamilySearch:  ===
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FamilySearch also provides free, live, individualized assistance:
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:*Through online chat;
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:*By sending a message; or&nbsp;
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:*Through a call center that is always open.
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[https://familysearch.org/help/contact Contact FamilySearch]
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Revision as of 19:20, 6 August 2013

Connect with others to get help for your genealogy questions.


Research Help - Phone or Chat

Chat.png
Call or chat with a research help volunteer with experience where you are researching:

FamilySearch Centers - in person help
Williamsburg FHC Computer workstations.JPG

  • FamilySearch offers a network of 4,600 facilities offering public access to genealogical records from all over the world. These range from the world's largest in Salt Lake City to locations in more than 120 countries.
  • Volunteer staff at FamilySearch centers provide free, personal help.
Locate a FamilySearch Center.

Online Research Communities
Computer keyboard.gif

  • FamilySearch offers more than 100 online communities.
  • FamilySearch volunteers facilitate free research within these communities. Find a research community on:
Facebook