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Privacy Policy – Consistent with standard legal requirements concerning internet communications, WISE-FHS has posted its basic Privacy Policy as a sub menu item under the Welcome tab. This policy will be in effect as of 07/22/2017, subject to approval by the WISE-FHS Board of Directors.  [Read More]…

The Popular Website Twile is Now Free – Twile is a popular UK-based interactive timeline website that genealogists can use to trace everything that has happened to their ancestors.  The company has just announced that the product will now be free to all users.  They have also added some new features to the product, such as a family infographic. [Go there now…]

Crowd Source Your Record Indexing – Are you a small genealogy society or an individual with ancestral records that you would like to index?  Need help? A new genealogy website called Crowd Sourced Indexing has launched in beta.  It provides a web platform to help societies and people index their records.  You can even crowd source the transcription process. Pretty impressive. [Crowd Sourced Indexing]

Top 100 Genealogy Websites of 2016 – This is GenealogyInTime Magazines fifth annual ranking of the top 100 most popular genealogy websites from around the world. Since we started compiling this list five years ago, it has become the gold standard for ranking genealogy websites. [Top 100 Genealogy Websites of 2016] [/su_box]