RE: [GenshardsII] Re: Ancestry World Archives Project
At Seven Acres - See the calendar at http://www.texsys.com/ghjgs/
When and where is your next meeting?
--- On Sun, 10/25/09, Max Heffler <max@...> wrote:
From: Max Heffler <max@...>
Subject: RE: [GenshardsII] Re: Ancestry World Archives Project
Date: Sunday, October 25, 2009, 10:28 AM
You can do this from your home.
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.
--- 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
> 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.
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