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Technology and Museums: A Success Story to Retrieve Information

MyHeritage.com, an Israeli hi-tech genealogy company, recently partnered with Beit Hatfutsot (Museum of the Jewish People, Tel Aviv) to help the museum fulfill its main goal of preserving the history of the Jewish people via collection family trees from visitors and students participating in the annual “My Family Story” international competition. With this partnership, the museum has been able to provide individuals with a free state-of-the-art technology tool to help them build and research their family trees and to significantly increase data collected for Beit Hatfutsot database. Learn about this success story, the distribution channels used, the support offered, the goals achieved, and future plans.

Presented by Daniel Horowitz at the 2010 Association of Jewish Libraries convention in Seattle, WA.

44 min 39 sec

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