- In many cases, you can correct indexing or transcription errors. This article tells you how.
- Learn tips for searching Historical Records.
- Use the Catalog to see if we have books, online images, microfilms, or other information to help with your family history and genealogy research.
- Copy the information from your GEDCOM file into Family Tree.
- Whether you are struggling to read old handwriting or working in an unfamiliar language, we have resources to help you! Using the tips and tricks shown below, you’ll be a pro in no time.
- There are a few common reasons why you may not be able to correct a transcription error that you find.
- Learn about access restrictions and how to identify them.
- Use the source linker to attach the historical records you find on FamilySearch to a person in Family Tree.
- You can see a list of all collections in Historical Records. You can filter the list by title, place, date, and collection.
- You can limit your search to the record collections from a country or state. This is a useful technique when a general search finds too many people from the wrong place.
- You can request to remove a name from Historical Records--your own or those for whom you act as legal guardian.
- If the microfilm that you need is not online, contact us to request that we digitize (scan) it.
- Learn why we remove books from the FamilySearch Digital Library, and possible solutions.