Recap of Presentation “FamilySearch Indexing”

FamilySearch Indexing

Listen to Rose Munguia present on FamilySearch Indexing. Learn about its purpose, how you can help index records, and why it is important to help out.

Rose Munguia has been doing genealogy research for most of her life and mostly on her own family. She enjoys helping others by providing clues and or resources so they can find their own ancestors.

Here is the table of contents for the video and a short description of each. The numbers in parenthesis are the time in the video where that particular topic is mentioned.

Intro Dialogue (0:00) - Moises talks a bit about Las Villas del Norte and then introduces our speaker Rose Munguia.

Rose Munguia (3:00) - Rose explains how she got started in genealogy and provides an overview of FamilySearch Indexing. She also stresses the importance that helping make more records available to everyone.

A Volunteer Project (6:00) - Indexing is a group project consisting of millions of volunteers. They are the backbone of FamilySearch's indexing.

Test Driving The Indexing (12:45) - Rose shows how to test drive FamilySearch's indexing tools and encourages everyone to take the time to take the software for a spin.

Getting Started with Indexing (17:45) - She offers to advise on best practices of getting started just in your spare time.

Finding Projects (24:40) - Finally Rose tells us how we can find particular projects of interest for us to participate in indexing.

Overall I think the presentation turned out to be great since it is an excellent way to show anyone interested in testing with AncestryDNA of what they can expect to get and also how it can help them in their research.

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