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= Family History Research Wiki  =
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Get genealogical research advice, or learn where to find record collections in our '''[[Special:Statistics|{{NUMBEROFARTICLES}}]]''' articles
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| <center>[[Image:New beginning genealogy.jpg]]<br><span style="text-align: center; font-size: 1.1em; padding:8px 1px; display: block;">'''Beginning Genealogy'''</span></center>
 
*[[Begin your genealogy quest|Start your family history]]
 
*[[Select computer software|Select computer software]]
 
*[[Organize your genealogy|Organize your records]]
 
*[[Principles of Family History Research|Research Principles]]
 
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'''[[Help:Basic Searches|Search Tips]]:'''
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<p style="flex:1; margin-top:-2px; margin-left:25px">''Example: Hispanic Resources''</p>
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| <center>[[Image:New wiki research.jpg]]<br><span style="text-align: center; font-size: 1.1em; padding:8px 1px; display: block;">'''Research Tools'''</span></center>  
 
*[[Research Outlines|Looking for the Research Outlines?]]  
 
*[[Census (disambiguation)|Census Records]]
 
*[[Research Forms|Research Forms]]
 
<center>''[[Miscellaneous Research Tools|More research tools]]''</center>
 
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*[[Societies and libraries|Using the Wiki for Societies and Libraries]]
 
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*[http://view.exacttarget.com/?j=fe5c10737c6505797212&m=fe6315707166057a711d&ls=fdee1c737561037f761d747d&l=fe6717707462067f7c15&s=fe2313767766007e7d1375&jb=ffcf14&ju=fe2816777d64017a751373&r=0 Contributor Newsletter]
 
*[[Community News#New_Wiki_Home_Page_Design_.C2.A0.28Nov_16.2C_2012.29|New Wiki Home Design]]
 
*[[Community News#Wiki_Community_Council_has_been_created.21_.28Nov_16.2C_2012.29|Community Council]]
 
*[[Community News#New_Sign-in_Option|New Sign-in option]]
 
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[[Research_Process|The Research Process]]</center></div>
| <center>[[Image:New working together.jpg]]<br><span style="text-align: center; font-size: 1.1em; padding:8px 1px; display: block;">'''Build the Wiki'''</span></center>  
 
*[[Share your knowledge by adding to the Wiki|Make your first edit]]  
 
*[[Help the Wiki grow|Find things to do]]
 
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| width="60%" colspan="2" style="vertical-align: top;" | '''Have you searched the Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library for information and ethnic groups in Illinois?'''<br>
 
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| width="60%" colspan="2" style="vertical-align: top;" | '''Did you know that the Scottish government has taken a census every ten years since 1801 except in 1941? The censuses for 1841 to 1911 is available to the public and will give name, age and place of birth for those whose names are in the records.'''<br>
 
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