Family History Month Day 23 – Archives Portal Europe

  Archives Portal Europe allows users to search across archival collections throughout Europe or to specifically locate an archive within a European country. It's a helpful site for genealogists and family historians looking to find archival records or an archive's website. Archives Portal Europe is part of a cooperative effort with Europeana to make archival material searchable. "We are an important strategic partner of Europeana and are working with them to develop a common digital infrastructure for cultural heritage across Europe." Archives Portal Europe is "working to create a one-stop web service to make European archives as accessible as possible. ...Archives Portal Europe enables them [users] to find information more efficiently from millions of archival materials stored in hundreds of archival institutions. This is the first time European archives have collaborated on this scale, and the potential that these connections provide is enormous for both archival prof…
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