Family Research – English, Scottish and Irish Genealogy

9/12/2010

Searching Historical Records in FamilySearch Beta

The move of historical records from the FamilySearch Records pilot site over into FamilySearch Beta has not been quite as smooth as might have been hoped. The navigation and search facilities of the Beta site are not the same as those previously available on the pilot site and/or the original FamilySearch site, and many users are finding the differences frustration. In many cases there are less options for narrowing down the search which ostensibly makes the site easier to use, but these and other changes are also returning a lot of irrelevant results. The best matches also don’t always seem to filter to the top. for more click here

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