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The Ancestry World Archives Project is a collaborative effort that has allowed thousands of people around the world to help preserve history that would otherwise be lost. Would you like to give back to the genealogy community? Help families discover more of their stories and share them with future generations. <br><br>The Ancestry World Archives Project lets you help us bring '''free historical record collections to the public'''. Contributors become the first to see new collections as they type in information that creates searchable record indexes. <br><br>'''[http://community.ancestry.com/wap/download_ie.aspx Click here to download the PC version.]'''<br>
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If you are having difficulties downloading the keying tool [http://www.ancestry.com/wiki/index.php?title=World_Archives_Project:_Downloading_the_Keying_Tool click here]
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</p><p style="margin-bottom: -1%; font-size: 90%;">The Ancestry World Archives Project is a collaborative effort that has allowed thousands of people around the world to help preserve history that would otherwise be lost. Would you like to give back to the genealogy community? Help families discover more of their stories and share them with future generations.</p>
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[http://www.ancestry.com/wiki/index.php?title=Keying_tool_how-tos '''Keying Tool How-tos''']
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'''[http://www.ancestry.com/wiki/index.php?title=World_Archives_Project:_What_are_the_steps_to_follow_for_the_Review_process%3F Review Instructions]'''
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'''[http://www.ancestry.com/wiki/index.php?title=World_Archives_Keying_Standards Keying Standards]''' <br>
'''[http://www.ancestry.com/wiki/index.php?title=World_Archives_Project:_International_Characters_and_Diacritics International Characters and Diacritics]'''
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'''[http://www.ancestry.com/wiki/index.php?title=World_Archives_Project:_Common_Collection_Types Collection Types]'''<br>
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'''[http://www.ancestry.com/wiki/index.php?title=World_Archives_Project:_Project_Set_up Project Set Up]'''<br>
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'''[http://www.ancestry.com/wiki/index.php?title=World_Archives_Project:_International_Characters_and_Diacritics International Characters and Diacritics]'''<br>
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'''[http://www.ancestry.com/wiki/index.php?title=World_Archives_Project:_Posting_How-tos Wiki Posting How-tos]'''<br>
 
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'''[http://www.ancestry.com/wiki/index.php?title=World_Archives_Project:_Articles_fran%C3%A7ais Articles français]''' <br>
 
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[http://www.ancestry.com/wiki/index.php?title=Ancestry_World_Archives_Project:Top_Contributors '''Top Contributors''']<br>
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[http://www.ancestry.com/wiki/index.php?title=World_Archives_Project,_Live_Projects '''Search the Live Projects''']<br>
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'''[http://blogs.ancestry.com/worldarchivesproject/ Blog]'''
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'''[http://community.ancestry.com/wap/download_ie.aspx Download the PC version.]'''<br>
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*[http://www.ancestry.com/wiki/index.php?title=Keying_tool_how-tos Keying Tool How-tos]<br>
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[http://community.ancestry.com/wap/download_mac.aspx '''Download the Mac version.'''] <br>
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*[http://www.ancestry.com/wiki/index.php?title=Keying_tool_how-tos,_Mac_version Keying tool How-tos Mac version]<br><br>
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Having trouble downloading the keying tool? [http://www.ancestry.com/wiki/index.php?title=World_Archives_Project:_Downloading_the_Keying_Tool click here]
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'''[http://ancestry.custhelp.com/app/ask Contact Support]'''<br>
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[http://boards.ancestry.com/wap/mb.ashx Post a message and review messages on the '''Message Boards''']<br>
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[http://www.facebook.com/AncestryWorldArchivesProject Contact us on Facebook.]
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[http://c.ancestry.com/affiliate/Knowledgebase/Guides/Ancestry/WorldArchives_GettingStartedGuide.pdf Getting Started Guide] <br><br>
 
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Latest revision as of 13:01, 9 February 2016

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Minutes of your time could help preserve decades.

The Ancestry World Archives Project is a collaborative effort that has allowed thousands of people around the world to help preserve history that would otherwise be lost. Would you like to give back to the genealogy community? Help families discover more of their stories and share them with future generations.

Getting Started
Keying Tool
International Articles
Help