Indexing

Overview

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FamilySearch indexing is a volunteer transcription effort that makes valuable genealogical records freely searchable online. Since FamilySearch indexing began in 2006, this unprecedented crowdsourcing effort has produced more than 1 billion searchable records.

Hundreds of thousands of volunteer indexers have participated from around the world. Through this selfless effort, millions of people worldwide have found information and discovered stories about their ancestors. Learn More.

Preferred Skills

  • Basic computer skills
  • Willingness to learn guidelines and best practices

Time Commitment

  • Flexible

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