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Click [[FamilySearch Indexing: US, Illinois County Marriages 1810 - 1934|here]] to return to the FamilySearch Indexing homepage for this project.  
 
Click [[FamilySearch Indexing: US, Illinois County Marriages 1810 - 1934|here]] to return to the FamilySearch Indexing homepage for this project.  
  
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= How do I get started in indexing?  =
  
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First, you must download the program and register for an LDS or FamilySearch account, if you have not already done so, by clicking&nbsp;[[indexing.familysearch.org|here]]. If you have not already registered, you will be taken through the necessary steps to register,&nbsp;in addition to&nbsp;downloading the program on your computer.&nbsp; Below are links to documents with step-by-step instructions for installing the program and registering, as well as minimum computer requirements for running the indexing program:
  
First, you must download the program and register for an LDS or FamilySearch account, if you have not already done so, by clicking [[[http://indexing.familysearch.org indexing.familysearch.org]. |here]].&nbsp; If you have not already registered, you will be taken through the necessary steps to register,&nbsp;in addition to&nbsp;downloading the program on your computer.&nbsp; Below are links to documents with step-by-step instructions for installing the program and registering, as well as minimum computer requirements for running the indexing program:
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[https://help.familysearch.org/publishing/806/101448_f.SAL_Public.html Installation instructions].&nbsp; This document gives instructions for downloading the program, registering, viewing the Quick Start video, and downloading a practice batch. It is highly recommended that you go through the Quick Start video and download a practice batch.
  
[https://help.familysearch.org/publishing/806/101448_f.SAL_Public.html Installation instructions].&nbsp; This document gives instructions for downloading the program, registering, viewing the Quick Start video, and downloading a practice batch.
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[http://indexing.familysearch.org/support/tutorials.jsf Tutorials].&nbsp; Lesson 1, Indexing takes about 20 minutes to complete and will save you hours in actual indexing.&nbsp; Many basic questions are answered in this tutorial.
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[https://help.familysearch.org/publishing/111/105269_f.SAL_Public.html Download a batch].&nbsp; After doing one or two of the practice batches, you may wonder how to get a bigger list of projects.&nbsp; Click on the All Projects button and a list will appear.&nbsp; You can let the system send you the next batch in the line, or you can select a project that interests you or matches your particular abilities, such as skill, language, or type of record.  
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Revision as of 21:51, 16 February 2011

Information and links for new indexers

Click here to return to the FamilySearch Indexing homepage for this project.


How do I get started in indexing?

First, you must download the program and register for an LDS or FamilySearch account, if you have not already done so, by clicking here. If you have not already registered, you will be taken through the necessary steps to register, in addition to downloading the program on your computer.  Below are links to documents with step-by-step instructions for installing the program and registering, as well as minimum computer requirements for running the indexing program:

Installation instructions.  This document gives instructions for downloading the program, registering, viewing the Quick Start video, and downloading a practice batch. It is highly recommended that you go through the Quick Start video and download a practice batch.

What do I do next?

Tutorials.  Lesson 1, Indexing takes about 20 minutes to complete and will save you hours in actual indexing.  Many basic questions are answered in this tutorial.

Download a batch.  After doing one or two of the practice batches, you may wonder how to get a bigger list of projects.  Click on the All Projects button and a list will appear.  You can let the system send you the next batch in the line, or you can select a project that interests you or matches your particular abilities, such as skill, language, or type of record.