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Through a variety of means, FamilySearch provides individualized research help.  
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Connect with others to get answers to your genealogy questions.
  
=== FamilySearch Centers[[Image:Williamsburg FHC Computer workstations.JPG|thumb|right|160x107px|Williamsburg FHC Computer workstations.JPG]] ===
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=== Family History Centers—In-person Help  ===
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[[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.
  
:*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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*Volunteer staff at Family History Centers provide free, personal help.
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**[https://www.familysearch.org/locations Locate a Family History Center].  
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**[[:Category:Family History Centers|List of Family History Centers on the Wiki]]
  
:*Volunteer staff at FamilySearch centers provide free, personal help.
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*There are also many active [[:Category:Family History Centers|Family History Center]] pages within the Wiki. Click on the link to find your country and click on it on down to the nearest 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  ===
  
:*FamilySearch offers more than 100 online communities.
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*FamilySearch volunteers facilitate free research within online communities in two different ways, Community on FamilySearch.org and Research Groups on Facebook.  
 
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**[[FamilySearch Genealogy Research Groups|List of specific regions or localities.]]  
:*FamilySearch volunteers facilitate free research within these communities.  
 
::[[Research Communities on Facebook|Learn about available Research Communities on Facebook]].  
 
::[[Research Communities on Skype|Learn about available Research Communities on Skype]].  
 
::[[Research Communities on Google+|Learn about available Research Communities on Google+]].
 
::[[Research Communities on Twitter|Learn about available Research Communities on Twitter]].
 
::[https://labs.familysearch.org/ Live Research Assistance] via Live Chat or a phone call for general questions and area specific questions.
 
  
 
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=== FamilySearch Research Forums[[Image:Family Search Forums smaller.gif|thumb|right|160x107px|Family Search Forums smaller.gif]]  ===
 
 
:*FamilySearch sponsors Research Forums with more than 4,700 active members.
 
 
:*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.
 
 
:*Forums are organized by:
 
::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];
 
::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:
 
 
:*Through online chat;
 
:*By sending a message; or&nbsp;
 
:*Through a call center that is always open.
 
  
For help,&nbsp;[https://familysearch.org/help/contact Contact FamilySearch]
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[[Category:Beginners]] [[Category:New_to_Genealogy]]

Latest revision as of 15:35, 9 August 2018

Connect with others to get answers to your genealogy questions.

Family History Centers—In-person Help[edit | edit source]

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.
  • There are also many active Family History Center pages within the Wiki. Click on the link to find your country and click on it on down to the nearest FamilySearch Center.

Online Research Communities[edit | edit source]

  • FamilySearch volunteers facilitate free research within online communities in two different ways, Community on FamilySearch.org and Research Groups on Facebook.