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  • ddsstx
    Hello This is my first post to this group... I am a librarian in Katy and would like to help with the World Archives Project. Can I work at my own pace from
    Message 1 of 5 , Oct 24, 2009
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      Hello
      This is my first post to this group... I am a librarian in Katy and would like to help with the World Archives Project.

      Can I work at my own pace from home? I could give at least 2 hours a week.
      Diana


      --- In GenshardsII@yahoogroups.com, "Max Heffler" <max@...> wrote:
      >
      > I plan to briefly discuss this at tomorrow night's meeting:
      >
      > http://community.ancestry.com/wap/download.aspx
      >
      > About the Ancestry.com World Archives Project
      >
      > The Ancestry.com World Archives Project gives people everywhere a unique
      > chance to help save the world's historical records - millions that might
      > otherwise be lost. Anyone can participate by accessing record images in our
      > system and entering relevant names, dates and other facts to make the
      > information searchable online.
      >
      > As part of the Ancestry.com World Archives Project:
      >
      > * All indexes will remain free to the public on Ancestry.com.
      > * Ancestry.com will donate copies of record indexes and images from the
      > project to partnering government archives and genealogy societies.
      > * Images and indexes from the project will be available for free to
      > patrons at thousands of subscribing libraries across the U.S.
      > * Ancestry.com will provide free advertising to partnering genealogy
      > societies.
      >
      > And coming soon:
      >
      > * Active contributors will be able to vote on which records the project
      > indexes next.
      > Currently, active contributors are participants who help index 900+
      > records per quarter.
      > * Active contributors will receive free access to original images in the
      > project's databases. Those who already subscribe to Ancestry.com will be
      > eligible for a discount on renewal.
      >
      > --
      > Web sites I manage -Personal home page, After Hours Band (I play keyboards),
      > Gesher Galicia, Greater Houston Jewish Genealogical Society, Woodside Civic
      > Club, Skala, Ukraine Shtetlink, Joniskelis, Lithuania Shtetlink, and pet
      > volunteer project - Yizkor book project: www.texsys.com/websites.html
      >
    • Max Heffler
      Diana, You can do this from your home. Max From: GenshardsII@yahoogroups.com [mailto:GenshardsII@yahoogroups.com] On Behalf Of ddsstx Sent: Saturday, October
      Message 2 of 5 , Oct 25, 2009
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        Diana,

        You can do this from your home.

         

        Max

         

        From: GenshardsII@yahoogroups.com [mailto:GenshardsII@yahoogroups.com] On Behalf Of ddsstx
        Sent: Saturday, October 24, 2009 2:02 PM
        To: GenshardsII@yahoogroups.com
        Subject: [GenshardsII] Re: Ancestry World Archives Project

         

         


        Hello
        This is my first post to this group... I am a librarian in Katy and would like to help with the World Archives Project.

        Can I work at my own pace from home? I could give at least 2 hours a week.
        Diana

        --- In GenshardsII@yahoogroups.com, "Max Heffler" <max@...> wrote:

        >
        > I plan to briefly discuss this at tomorrow night's meeting:
        >
        > http://community.ancestry.com/wap/download.aspx
        >
        > About the Ancestry.com World Archives Project
        >
        > The Ancestry.com World Archives Project gives people everywhere a unique
        > chance to help save the world's historical records - millions that might
        > otherwise be lost. Anyone can participate by accessing record images in
        our
        > system and entering relevant names, dates and other facts to make the
        > information searchable online.
        >
        > As part of the Ancestry.com World Archives Project:
        >
        > * All indexes will remain free to the public on Ancestry.com.
        > * Ancestry.com will donate copies of record indexes and images from the
        > project to partnering government archives and genealogy societies.
        > * Images and indexes from the project will be available for free to
        > patrons at thousands of subscribing libraries across the U.S.
        > * Ancestry.com will provide free advertising to partnering genealogy
        > societies.
        >
        > And coming soon:
        >
        > * Active contributors will be able to vote on which records the project
        > indexes next.
        > Currently, active contributors are participants who help index 900+
        > records per quarter.
        > * Active contributors will receive free access to original images in the
        > project's databases. Those who already subscribe to Ancestry.com will be
        > eligible for a discount on renewal.
        >
        > --
        > Web sites I manage -Personal home page, After Hours Band (I play
        keyboards),
        > Gesher Galicia, Greater Houston Jewish Genealogical Society, Woodside
        Civic
        > Club, Skala, Ukraine Shtetlink, Joniskelis, Lithuania Shtetlink, and pet
        > volunteer project - Yizkor book project: www.texsys.com/websites.html
        >

      • Diana Steinman
        When  and where is your next meeting? diana ... From: Max Heffler Subject: RE: [GenshardsII] Re: Ancestry World Archives Project To:
        Message 3 of 5 , Oct 26, 2009
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          When  and where is your next meeting?
          diana

          --- On Sun, 10/25/09, Max Heffler <max@...> wrote:

          From: Max Heffler <max@...>
          Subject: RE: [GenshardsII] Re: Ancestry World Archives Project
          To: GenshardsII@yahoogroups.com
          Date: Sunday, October 25, 2009, 10:28 AM

           

          Diana,

          You can do this from your home.

           

          Max

           

          From: GenshardsII@ yahoogroups. com [mailto:GenshardsII @yahoogroups. com] On Behalf Of ddsstx
          Sent: Saturday, October 24, 2009 2:02 PM
          To: GenshardsII@ yahoogroups. com
          Subject: [GenshardsII] Re: Ancestry World Archives Project

           

           


          Hello
          This is my first post to this group... I am a librarian in Katy and would like to help with the World Archives Project.

          Can I work at my own pace from home? I could give at least 2 hours a week.
          Diana

          --- In GenshardsII@ yahoogroups. com, "Max Heffler" <max@...> wrote:
          >
          > I plan to briefly discuss this at tomorrow night's meeting:
          >
          > http://community. ancestry. com/wap/download .aspx
          >
          > About the Ancestry.com World Archives Project
          >
          > The Ancestry.com World Archives Project gives people everywhere a unique
          > chance to help save the world's historical records - millions that might
          > otherwise be lost. Anyone can participate by accessing record images in our
          > system and entering relevant names, dates and other facts to make the
          > information searchable online.
          >
          > As part of the Ancestry.com World Archives Project:
          >
          > * All indexes will remain free to the public on Ancestry.com.
          > * Ancestry.com will donate copies of record indexes and images from the
          > project to partnering government archives and genealogy societies.
          > * Images and indexes from the project will be available for free to
          > patrons at thousands of subscribing libraries across the U.S.
          > * Ancestry.com will provide free advertising to partnering genealogy
          > societies.
          >
          > And coming soon:
          >
          > * Active contributors will be able to vote on which records the project
          > indexes next.
          > Currently, active contributors are participants who help index 900+
          > records per quarter.
          > * Active contributors will receive free access to original images in the
          > project's databases. Those who already subscribe to Ancestry.com will be
          > eligible for a discount on renewal.
          >
          > --
          > Web sites I manage -Personal home page, After Hours Band (I play keyboards),
          > Gesher Galicia, Greater Houston Jewish Genealogical Society, Woodside Civic
          > Club, Skala, Ukraine Shtetlink, Joniskelis, Lithuania Shtetlink, and pet
          > volunteer project - Yizkor book project: www.texsys.com/ websites. html
          >


        • Max Heffler
          At Seven Acres - See the calendar at http://www.texsys.com/ghjgs/ From: GenshardsII@yahoogroups.com [mailto:GenshardsII@yahoogroups.com] On Behalf Of Diana
          Message 4 of 5 , Oct 26, 2009
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            At Seven Acres - See the calendar at http://www.texsys.com/ghjgs/

             

             

            From: GenshardsII@yahoogroups.com [mailto:GenshardsII@yahoogroups.com] On Behalf Of Diana Steinman
            Sent: Monday, October 26, 2009 9:28 AM
            To: GenshardsII@yahoogroups.com
            Subject: RE: [GenshardsII] Re: Ancestry World Archives Project

             

             

            When  and where is your next meeting?

            diana

            --- On Sun, 10/25/09, Max Heffler <max@...> wrote:


            From: Max Heffler <max@...>
            Subject: RE: [GenshardsII] Re: Ancestry World Archives Project
            To: GenshardsII@yahoogroups.com
            Date: Sunday, October 25, 2009, 10:28 AM

             

            Diana,

            You can do this from your home.

             

            Max

             

            From: GenshardsII@ yahoogroups. com [mailto:GenshardsII @yahoogroups. com] On Behalf Of ddsstx
            Sent: Saturday, October 24, 2009 2:02 PM
            To: GenshardsII@ yahoogroups. com
            Subject: [GenshardsII] Re: Ancestry World Archives Project

             

             


            Hello
            This is my first post to this group... I am a librarian in Katy and would like to help with the World Archives Project.

            Can I work at my own pace from home? I could give at least 2 hours a week.
            Diana

            --- In GenshardsII@ yahoogroups. com, "Max Heffler" <max@...> wrote:
            >
            > I plan to briefly discuss this at tomorrow night's meeting:
            >
            > http://community. ancestry. com/wap/download .aspx
            >
            > About the Ancestry.com World Archives Project
            >
            > The Ancestry.com World Archives Project gives people everywhere a unique
            > chance to help save the world's historical records - millions that might
            > otherwise be lost. Anyone can participate by accessing record images in our
            > system and entering relevant names, dates and other facts to make the
            > information searchable online.
            >
            > As part of the Ancestry.com World Archives Project:
            >
            > * All indexes will remain free to the public on Ancestry.com.
            > * Ancestry.com will donate copies of record indexes and images from the
            > project to partnering government archives and genealogy societies.
            > * Images and indexes from the project will be available for free to
            > patrons at thousands of subscribing libraries across the U.S.
            > * Ancestry.com will provide free advertising to partnering genealogy
            > societies.
            >
            > And coming soon:
            >
            > * Active contributors will be able to vote on which records the project
            > indexes next.
            > Currently, active contributors are participants who help index 900+
            > records per quarter.
            > * Active contributors will receive free access to original images in the
            > project's databases. Those who already subscribe to Ancestry.com will be
            > eligible for a discount on renewal.
            >
            > --
            > Web sites I manage -Personal home page, After Hours Band (I play keyboards),
            > Gesher Galicia, Greater Houston Jewish Genealogical Society, Woodside Civic
            > Club, Skala, Ukraine Shtetlink, Joniskelis, Lithuania Shtetlink, and pet
            > volunteer project - Yizkor book project: www.texsys.com/ websites. html
            >

             

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