Open Archives is a proof of concept which shows the possibilities of using open data and services. The goal is to build a user-friendly, standards based, multilingual website which works on smartphones, tablets, laptops and PCs. By both using services and offering services collaboration and re-use is stimulated.
genealogieonline offers Dutch speaking genealogists the possibility to easily put their genealogical data and images on Internet in four languages for free (a Premium service has expanded functionality). They get suggestions about locations of scans of source material based on their data. Every month all family trees are matches with each other to find similarities which can help genealogists in their research!
More than 17 million ancestors online and searchable!
The Premium service familiearchivaris offers genealogists a virtual place for their digital family archive. Genealogist can invite family members to participate on familiearchivaris in the family archive: they can see the archive, add material like photo's and scans, write about the family and give feedback on all material!
Over 160 family archives with over a thousand participants!
The stamboomforum offers all kinds of functionalities for free (a Premium service has expanded functionality) to get in contact with others Dutch speaking members about genealogy, archives, history and family names. In severals forums you can ask questions, give feedback, exchange tips, offer assistance, put forward ideas and report news! Plan your trip to an archive or event with others. The Wie (onder)zoekt wie? register allows to enter or search for the familynames you (re)search.
More than 46 thousand genealogist already signed on!
With the stamboomgids you can find websites which are important for genealogists. All websites, added by genealogists, are categorised and have a description and screenhot. Members can review websites or add websites to their favorites, so the best websites will float to the top. The guide is also available for free in PDF format.
More than 17 thousand websites categorised and searchable!
The genealogiewerkbalk is a toolbar which you can install on your PC and integrates in your browser - Internet Explorer, Firefox or Safari. This free toolbar gives direct access to a collection of important Dutch genealogical sources which are searchable by familyname.
More than 25 thousand downloads!
The genealogiegazet is an online magazine about ancestry, family history and archives which you can (only) read via Google Currents on your iPhone, iPad or Android smartphone or tablet. genealogiegazet collects articles from several sources which appeal to genealogists, such as blogs, news from archives, new genealogical websites, genealogical images and events!