New partnerships will put more genealogy records on the Web.
Genealogy is all about relationships, so it was fitting that May 2007's National Genealogical Society <ngsgenealogy.org> conference was abuzz over several newly forged business affiliations. These partnerships promise to put a plethora of genealogy records on the Web and expand access to existing ones:
• Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (LDS) + World Vital Records (WVR), Footnote, ProQuest CSA and the Godfrey Library <www.godfrey.org>: The LDS church <www.familysearch.org> will provide these companies' subscription databases free at its Salt Lake City Family History Library and 4,500 branch Family History Centers (FHCs). ProQuest's HeritageQuest Online <heritagequestonline.com> won't be available in every center.