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Re: [bukowsko_triangle] Ancestry.com and FHL Work it Out

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  • elstonwe@att.net
    I ll have to go down to the library and give it a try. Gloria ... From: Debbie Greenlee
    Message 1 of 3 , Jun 1, 2007
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      I'll have to go down to the library and give it a try.

      Gloria

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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
      > Center.
      >
      > Debbie
      >
      > 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
      > of
      > > 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
      > their
      > > 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
      > >
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