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Re: Library remote access to Ancestry - not much longer
« Reply #9 on: Thursday 29 April 21 10:30 BST (UK) »
Sadly, mine has finished.

I have emailed the library to express my disappointment.  I can't see me getting to the library any time soon.

Sections of the library are used by the university students, but there seems to be a group of local young people using the computers in the library just for games etc. I am afraid it annoys me intensely to see that.

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Re: Library remote access to Ancestry - not much longer
« Reply #10 on: Thursday 29 April 21 11:07 BST (UK) »
Ancestry is still available at home through library Membership in Buckinghamshire, and most of the community run libraries opened again as soon as the rules allowed ... ( I'm on the committee of ours)

No doubt it will end soon though - but it isn't something the local library has any say in.

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Re: Library remote access to Ancestry - not much longer
« Reply #11 on: Friday 30 April 21 15:40 BST (UK) »
I`ve been/am very grateful for it !

It`s availability in diferrent areas is probably the same as recycling, varying all over the UK.


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Re: Library remote access to Ancestry - not much longer
« Reply #12 on: Friday 30 April 21 16:45 BST (UK) »
I read recently on the Ancestry Library Edition page that access will be available for home users up to June.
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Re: Library remote access to Ancestry - not much longer
« Reply #13 on: Sunday 23 May 21 23:25 BST (UK) »
Might go on longer? :-\
News on ancestry library edition from ProQuest
Remote access will be available until 30 September 2021
https://support.proquest.com/articledetail?id=kA13r0000003VNdCAM

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Re: Library remote access to Ancestry - not much longer
« Reply #14 on: Sunday 23 May 21 23:44 BST (UK) »
Surrey has not had full access during lockdown, just this

Whilst full access to Ancestry is only available in libraries for contractual reasons, you can access records held by the Surrey History Centre from home for free.

The free Surrey records link they give has been a bit of an on/off thing. Currently working again!

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Re: Library remote access to Ancestry - not much longer
« Reply #15 on: Monday 24 May 21 10:49 BST (UK) »
Whatever the reason behind it, Cheshire East now offer home access to FindMyPast only (from the landing page once you've logged in), and there's no mention of Ancestry. Elsewhere on the site they still say it's available in libraries, but I haven't been there to check.
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Re: Library remote access to Ancestry - not much longer
« Reply #16 on: Monday 24 May 21 11:17 BST (UK) »
Sadly, mine has finished.

I have emailed the library to express my disappointment.  I can't see me getting to the library any time soon.

Sections of the library are used by the university students, but there seems to be a group of local young people using the computers in the library just for games etc. I am afraid it annoys me intensely to see that.

FS

Do you not book a session in your library? I donít use ours but the site states that computers can be booked. We get books, magazines and papers online at home through the library but I donít think we ever got computer access.
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Re: Library remote access to Ancestry - not much longer
« Reply #17 on: Thursday 18 November 21 23:19 GMT (UK) »
I still have access to the Library edition. I`m wondering if I always did !!