10 March 2014
13 years after its launch, the Club Privilege pricing is changing so Geneanet can pursue its mission of helping genealogists.
Since its founding, Geneanet offers a free service which allow genealogists to share their family tree. Information provided by the Geneanet members are free for everyone. This free-of-charge service has a cost for the Geneanet growing organization. Since 2001, this cost is almost entirely borne by the Club Privilege members.
6 March 2014
As part of its development process, Geneanet recruits a Data Manager in charge of the genealogical database.
The Data Manager will be responsible for updating the international Geneanet genealogical database provided by multiple sources: external websites, genealogy societies, partners. In more details:
- He/she will report directly to the Technical Manager
- He/she will improve our scripts and tools for exporting, transforming and importing data, and he will create new ones
- He/she will work closely with the technical team on the process specifications and on the frequency of updating data
- He/she will work closely with the CEO and the International Manager who are in charge of the data sourcing
- He/she will deal with the genealogy societies, the partners and the foreign correspondents
- He/she will ensure the setting up and the follow-up of the data sources
- He/she will provide ad-hoc reports and analysis
- He/she will be responsible for the quality of the new genealogical data
- You have a computing background (Baccalauréat + 2 years or more), and you are resourceful, autonomous and efficient in processing scripts.
- You have experience in web scraping, in processing CSV files, in regular expressions, and in one of the following programming languages: Sh, Perl and Python.
- You have genealogy skills, ability to work in a team environment, and you are fluent in French and English (additional fluency in Dutch or German is appreciated).
- You are organized and efficient.
Salary commensurate with experience.
Location: Paris, France.
3 March 2014
In the new Geneanet family tree software, the timeline is displayed whatever the number of facts is.
Geneanet now offers the opportunity to tell your family history in a new way!
In the non-graphic family tree pages, the timeline is displayed if there are facts in addition of the birth, baptism, marriage, death and burial.
24 February 2014
And you know what? It's free!
Add individuals, families and facts, upload family pictures and archival records. Geneanet offers a new family tree experience to help you build your family history.
Take some time to try it!
17 February 2014
They visited the very impressive Family History Library, they attended conferences, they have talked with other managers and leaders, and they discovered innovative products: storytelling, mobile genealogy, multimedia, social networking, etc.
A motivating and inspiring experience for Geneanet!
Here are some pictures about Geneanet at RootsTech 2014.
10 February 2014
Family trees are growing, more and more data and pictures are available, and sharing is getting easier. This is great for all genealogists and it's a real satisfaction for Geneanet to make it possible!
3 February 2014
You can print some very attractive family trees, and some ascending or descending charts lists and reports for free.
And you can do the same when browsing the family tree of any GeneaNet member!
27 January 2014
Tombstones of the Suresnes American Cemetery and Memorial have been pictured by volunteer members and are now free to browse and search on GeneaNet!
Click here to access this new collection.
If you want to join the Collaborative Indexing Project, please click the 'Click here to add some Listed Persons' link below any picture of tombstone.
20 January 2014
No individual whose date of marriage is later than date of death? No woman whose date of death is before the date of birth of their child?
GeneaNet offers Club Privilege members to automatically and instantly check their family tree for errors.
And you may be surprised!
18 January 2014
GeneaNet ranks #7 (GeneaNet was ranked #8 last year).
We thank all of our members for their support and we will continue to develop tools and services to improve your genealogy research.
Top 100 Genealogy Websites for 2014
13 January 2014
The first task is to collect basic information about your close family members.
Ask your relatives about names, dates and places, photograph or scan family pictures and papers, and search online databases.
6 January 2014
2013 has gone by. It was a great year for genealogy and for GeneaNet.
In its 17th year, GeneaNet has evolved to help genealogists with their family history research, to provide more effective tools and to reach as many people as possible.
As we look towards the new year, let's take a moment to have a look to the top 10 GeneaNet blog posts of 2013.
2 January 2014
Many thanks to all of you for supporting GeneaNet!
Now, it's time to set some genealogy goals for the upcoming year and we hope that 2014 will bring you many new ancestors and lost relatives!
30 December 2013
Indexes are your property and you can remove them at any time.
You can also search and browse indexes uploaded by other GeneaNet members.
23 December 2013
You can also index some archival registers to helping other members with their genealogy research and of course, you can upload and share your own archival registers.
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