Genealogy from the perspective of a member of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (Mormon, LDS)

Saturday, November 1, 2014

The FamilySearch Blog, your introduction to what's going on with FamilySearch

At the bottom of the startup page, there is a link to the FamilySearch Blog. As I teach and help patrons in the Brigham Young University Family History Library, I find that few of them are aware of either the news or resources available directly from FamilySearch in the form of blog posts. These helpful articles are posted nearly every day and fall into a large range of categories such as the following:
You can add these to a reader program such as or subscribe through your Settings on You get to the Settings menu by clicking on your name in the upper right-hand corner of the startup screen. 

Here is a screenshot of the Notifications tab on the Settings page:

You can either rely on subscribing to all of these options or subscribe to each one of the Categories through the Reader program such as the one I suggested above. 

You may not have all of these options depending on whether or not you are registered as a Family History Consultant. 

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