Reportlinker Adds Global Genealogy Products and Services Industry

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Reportlinker Adds Global Genealogy Products and Services Industry

The global outlook series on Genealogy Products and Services provides a
collection of statistical anecdotes, market briefs, and concise summaries of
research findings. The report offers a bird`s eye view of the industry;
highlights latest market trends, and demand drivers. Also included is an
indexed, easy-to-refer, fact-finder directory listing the addresses, and contact
details of 39 companies active in the market. 



1. Market Overview 1
Introduction 1
Market At a Glance 1
Male Adoptees Turn to DNA Testing to Discover Surnames 1
Genetic Genealogy Testing Grows Generously 2

2. Tracing Genealogy 2
Genealogy 2
The Historic Account of Genealogy 2
The History of Genealogy Record Keeping 2

3. Genealogy Research 3
The Genealogist 3
The Process of Genealogy Research 3
The Genealogy Research Spending 3
The Role of Genetic Analysis in Genealogy Research 3
The Contribution of Volunteers to Genealogy Research 4
Critical Genealogical Information 4
Family Name 4
Place Name 5
First Name 5
Dates 5
Occupations 5
Genealogy Research Products and Services 6
Publications 6
Public Records 6
Genealogy Software 7
Online Databases 7
Ancestry Library Edition by The Generations Network 7
Family Tree Connection by Genealogy Today 8
Footnote by 8
Heritage Quest by ProQuest 8
OneGreatFamily by 8
DNA Testing 8

4. Recent Industry Activity 9 Announces Affordable Access to Genetic DNA Testing 9
GeneTree and Sorenson Molecular Genealogy Announce Collaboration 9
Scotland Online Announces Acquisition 9
MyHeritage Completes Kindo Acquisition 9 and FamilySearch Sign Agreement 9
Generations Network Enters into Partnership with JewishGen 10
23andMe Inks Agreement with 10
Generations Network and Sorenson Genomics Announce Partnership 10 Adopts New Corporate Name 11
Spectrum Equity Acquires Majority Stake in The Generations
Network 11 Takes Over 11
Sorenson Genomics Acquires Identigene Laboratory 11
Global Heritage Press Takes Over MacDonald Research Centre
Publications 11
Sorenson Genomics Merges GeneTree and IDENTIGENE 12
Pearl Street Software and Merge 12
Illumina and 23andMe Announce Partnership 12
New England Historic Genealogical Society Signs Agreement with 12
Ellis Island, World Vital Records, and FamilySearch Enter into
Partnership 12
Quintin Publications and WorldVital Sign Agreement 13
Generations Network and National Archives Ink Agreement 13
FamilySearch and WorldVitalRecords Sign Agreement 13
Sorenson Genomics Announces DNA Testing Laboratory Expansion 13

5. Product and Service Launches 14 Unveils Online Genealogy Database 14 Launches Jewish Family History Records Collection 14
MyHeritage Introduces DNA Tests 14
Familybuilder Launches Familybuilder DNA 14 Launches New Video Sharing and Virtual Scrapbook
Features 14
Generations Network Introduces Chinese Family History Website 15 Unveils Family Tree Maker 2008 15
KwaZulu-Natal to Introduce Family Tree Project 15
Enteractive Releases Family Historian 3 in the US and Canada 15 Introduces DNA Ancestry, an Online DNA Testing
Service 15 Rolls Out AncestryPress 16 Releases Australian Convict Records 16
Ancestry Magazine Announces Magazine Re-launch 16 Revamps Site with Advanced Family Tree Building
Tools 16
Family Tree DNA Automates Sample Management with REMP and Tecan 17
The Generations Network Launches 17
Generations Network Launches and 17
Sorenson Introduces Genetic-Genealogy Social Networking Website 17 Introduces The Arthurian Genealogical
Exhibition 18
Famillion Launches Family Tree Merging Technology 18
MIH India Launches Online Networking Site, OneFamily 18 Launches Online US Military History Collection 18 Introduces US Historical Immigration Records
Collection 18

6. Focus on Select Players 19
DNAPrint Genomics, Inc. (USA) 19
Familybuilder (USA) 19
Family History Library - The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter
-day Saints (USA) 19
Family Tree DNA (USA) 19
Sorenson Molecular Genealogy Foundation (USA) 19
The Generations Network, Inc. (USA) 20 20 20 20 21
WorldVitalRecords (USA) 21


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