Re: [bukowsko_triangle] Ancestry.com and FHL Work it Out
- I'll have to go down to the library and give it a try.
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From: Debbie Greenlee <daveg@...>
> Thanks Gloria,
> I haven't read my "copy" yet but it appears that only those who
> already have subscriptions with ancestry.com will be able to
> access the site from Family History Centers. This is different than
> the previous arrangement where people who _didn't_ have a subscription
> with ancestry.com could use the site for free at a Family History
> elstonwe@... wrote:
> > I saw the following announcement in Gen Dobry! Thought it would interest those
> who use the free acceess to Ancestry from the Family History Libraries.
> > Gloria
> > * ANCESTRY.COM AND FHL FIND A SOLUTION ***
> > [Editor -- Ceil Jensen forwarded to me a note from Ancestry.com that tells
> > the solution Ancestry worked out with the Family History Library to access
> Ancestry databases at
> > Family History Centers. You may recall there was a bit of a stir when Ancestry
> > announced it would no longer allow such access. Apparently they found a way to
> > work it out.]
> > Dear Colleagues,
> > We are happy to announce that Ancestry.com has found a solution to enable
> > patrons at the Family History Library and Family History Centers to log in to
> > Ancestry using their personal accounts. We have been coordinating this
> > deployment closely with representatives from the Family and Church History
> > Department, the Family History Library, and administrative representatives of
> > the Family History Centers.
> > What we have done...
> > We have created a new domain called www.ancestryinstitution.com for the Family
> > History Library and the Family History Centers to use to get access to the
> > collections available to them by contract.
> > With this new domain name, patrons at the FHL and local FHCs can log in to
> > own personal accounts using www.ancestry.com just like they would from home.
> > Thank you,
> > Suzanne Russo Adams, AG
> > Professional Services Desk Manager
> > Ancestry.com, part of The Generations Network