Date(s) - 18/08/2020
6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
The MyHeritage Search Engine is delighting family history fans worldwide. Learn how this search engine works, and how it can benefit your research, covering billions of records and important repositories and databases, in a single search, finding the resources you need for your Australasian research. Thousands of new records are continuously added, Hi-tech algorithms were created to cover spelling and phonetic variations, understand nicknames, handle synonyms, and deal with ethnic variations. Searches can look for an exact spelling or automatic translation into many languages at the same time. This search engine is particularly useful for your Australia and New Zealand.
Bio: Daniel Horowitz is the Genealogy Expert at MyHeritage, providing key contributions liaising with genealogy societies, bloggers and media, as well as lecturing, and attending conferences around the world. Dedicated to Genealogy since 1986, he was the teacher and the study guide editor of the family history project “Searching for My Roots” in Venezuela for 15 years. Daniel is involved in several crowdsource digitization and transcription projects and holds a board-level position at the Israel Genealogy Research Association (IGRA).