User:AdkinsWH/Sandbox Closer to home access

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When you selected a record (in Principles of Family History Research, Step 3), you may have learned at which library or archives the record is located.

Genealogical information can be found on the internet, in libraries, archives, public and private offices and in various publications. You may visit or write to the repository or send a friend, family member, or paid researcher to search the records.

You may want to view the tutorial at the FamilySearch Learning Center,"Ancestors Season 1: Libraries and Archives".

  • Category:Obtain and Search the Records - Very important page to update. Perhaps this is the core page, rather than the one I'm creating

Obtain the records

records vs book media Is there something the family has? adapt the Obtain the Records page? Probably not, since it is one of the published, highly edited ones.

Internet Resources

Social Media

  • Genealogical community (cost trade off)
  • Forums
  • Facebook groups, etc.

Inter-library loan, etc.

Not everyone learned about ILL

Local Resources

There may be fees involved, including copy costs

Going there yourself

Look ups

  • Look ups


"Look it up" vs. "Track it down"


  • Then by topics -- with links to states topics? If so, then the list can be generated in Excel

with links to states topics? If so, then the list can be generated in Excel


Ways to order