Monday, February 23, 2015

Free Trial -

Our latest free online trial is... Findmypast, home to the largest collection of Irish family history records anywhere online, Findmypast is the best place to discover your ancestors.
Findmypast is the best place to trace your Irish heritage. They work in partnership with some Ireland's biggest archives, including the National Archives of Ireland, to bring you a comprehensive collection of records, including census, land, birth, marriage and death records, detailed court and prison registers, early directories, historic local newspapers, and lots more.
To access this free trial go to: on campus only until the 24th May 2015.
When you perform your initial search then go to view the record, you should be taken to another screen where you will see an option to "continue as a guest" or "register for free". If the user chooses "continue as a guest" they will have full access to the library subscription, if they decide to "register" the visitor will then have created their own registration which will allow them to build a family tree on our site and use the library subscription at the same time.  This new option has been added to allow the visitor maximum access to the findmypast site, with the opportunity to build their family tree whilst using the library subscription, as mentioned if they continue as a guest, this will give them full access to the libraries subscription.

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