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Connect with others to get help for your genealogy questions.  
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Connect with others to get answers to your genealogy questions.
  
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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.
  
=== Research Help - Phone or Chat  ===
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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]]
  
:[[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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*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.
:*Call: 866-234-2067
 
:*[http://www.familysearch.org/ask/gethelp Chat with us]
 
:*[[Live Research Assistance|See available specialist areas]]
 
  
=== FamilySearch Centers - in person help[[Image:Williamsburg FHC Computer workstations.JPG|right|160px|Williamsburg FHC Computer workstations.JPG]] ===
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=== Online Research Communities ===
  
:*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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*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.]]
:*Volunteer staff at FamilySearch centers provide free, personal help.  
 
::[https://www.familysearch.org/locations Locate a FamilySearch Center].
 
  
 
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=== Online Research Communities[[Image:Computer keyboard.gif|right|160x107px|Computer keyboard.gif]]  ===
 
 
:*FamilySearch offers more than 100 online communities.
 
 
:*FamilySearch volunteers facilitate free research within these communities. Find a research community on:
 
::[[Research Communities on Facebook|Facebook]]
 
 
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=== FamilySearch Research Forums[[Image:Family Search Forums smaller.gif|right|160x107px|Family Search Forums smaller.gif]]  ===
 
{{notice|The Forums used until the end of 2012 have been closed. They are currently available as read-only for a limited time}}
 
 
:*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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[[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.