Genealogy/ Family History

1 ) Create a searchable reference database ( internet/documents/ local society records/ Archives)

2 ) Compare Ottawa practices with other libraries around the world with respect to genealogy

3) seek knowledgable volunteers to help with this program

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Posted by Mike More on May 17, 2013 at 6:24PM

Anybody interested in genealogy/family history will find plenty of support in one of the local genealogical organizations; no need to duplicate it in the library system.

Posted by Mike More on May 18, 2013 at 9:11AM

Ottawa Branch OGS would be happy to help produce databases and indexes. OPL could also contribute to the Ontario Genealogical Society's TONI index at

Posted by Tim Yale on June 11, 2013 at 2:06PM

These services are already provided by a number of organizations at the City of Ottawa Archives. The archives also has access to commercial databases such as ;)