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This is the largest public library in China and one of the ten largest in the world. There is seating for 3,000 library visitors. The library opened a genealogy reading room in 1996. It provides access to more than 18,000 genealogical charts.  
 
This is the largest public library in China and one of the ten largest in the world. There is seating for 3,000 library visitors. The library opened a genealogy reading room in 1996. It provides access to more than 18,000 genealogical charts.  
  
 
The Shanghai Library is building a genealogical database of nearly 50,000 family trees. The trees contain Chinese family history extending back for 1,000 years. The project started in 2001 in an effort to help with an increased number of queries about family history. Completion of the database is planned for the end of 2007.  
 
The Shanghai Library is building a genealogical database of nearly 50,000 family trees. The trees contain Chinese family history extending back for 1,000 years. The project started in 2001 in an effort to help with an increased number of queries about family history. Completion of the database is planned for the end of 2007.  
  
In 2008, Ancestry.com announced a partnership with the Shanghai Library to make these genealogies available on their Chinese website: [http://www.jiapu.com/ www.jiapu.cn].<ref>[http://corporate.ancestry.com/press/press-releases/2008/08/ancestry-extends-global-reach-to-china-providing-first-online-access-to-family-history-records-in-worlds-largest-internet-market/ Ancestry Extends Global Reach to China, Providing First Online Access to Family History Records in World's Largest Internet Market], Official Press Release, 6 August 2008, Ancestry.com.</ref>
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In 2008, Ancestry.com announced a partnership with the Shanghai Library to make these genealogies available on their Chinese website: [http://www.jiapu.com/ www.jiapu.cn].<ref>[http://corporate.ancestry.com/press/press-releases/2008/08/ancestry-extends-global-reach-to-china-providing-first-online-access-to-family-history-records-in-worlds-largest-internet-market/ Ancestry Extends Global Reach to China, Providing First Online Access to Family History Records in World's Largest Internet Market], Official Press Release, 6 August 2008, Ancestry.com.</ref>  
  
=== Shanghai Library Website ===
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=== Shanghai Library Website ===
  
 
*[http://www.library.sh.cn/english/ Shanghai Library]
 
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Telephone: 021-644-55555 ext. 1213  
 
Telephone: 021-644-55555 ext. 1213  
  
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Revision as of 16:09, 16 June 2011

China Gotoarrow.png Shanghai Library

This is the largest public library in China and one of the ten largest in the world. There is seating for 3,000 library visitors. The library opened a genealogy reading room in 1996. It provides access to more than 18,000 genealogical charts.

The Shanghai Library is building a genealogical database of nearly 50,000 family trees. The trees contain Chinese family history extending back for 1,000 years. The project started in 2001 in an effort to help with an increased number of queries about family history. Completion of the database is planned for the end of 2007.

In 2008, Ancestry.com announced a partnership with the Shanghai Library to make these genealogies available on their Chinese website: www.jiapu.cn.[1]

Shanghai Library Website

Genealogy Searching Service

Telephone: 021-644-55555 ext. 1213

References

  1. Ancestry Extends Global Reach to China, Providing First Online Access to Family History Records in World's Largest Internet Market, Official Press Release, 6 August 2008, Ancestry.com.