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World Vital Records – subscriptions

This is the first of our blogs on World Vital Records Australasia. These will include announcements of major content additions and site developments as well as tips and advice to get the most out of the site. World Vital Records Australasia is now up for subscription and access to 50 million records for Australasia and over 1 billion world wide. However a little more fine tuning is being done before it is widely announced, hopefully in a few days.

First up an introduction to subscriptions. Three levels are offered:

  • Australasian collection  – $9.95/month or $59.95/year
  • Australasian PLUS collection  – $15.95/month or $99.95/year
    This is the same as the world collection minus records from America
  • World collection  – $19.95/month or $119.95/year

In addition a 5 day FREE trial is offered – to the entire World collection. Unlike many other sites this does not require a credit card – no strings attached! It will simply lapse after 5 days. You can still do searches after this has lapsed, or even without the free trial or paid subscription, but you will need to subscribe to view the actual record.

To take out a subscription after the trial or other subscription has lapsed simply log in with the email and password originally used and click on “Change Plan” – just under the My Account at the top right of the page – to choose the subscription you want.

If you have not had the results you are seeking, watch for a blog soon explaining the two main types of data on the site (structured databases and books/newspapers) and how to best search each. A few simple tips may well unlock access to records that are there, but may not have come up. This will also be given in the Help pages on the site when developed.

World Vital Records Australasia is now one of the leading online content sites for Australasia volume wise – and probably has the widest variety of high value content of all. With new content and searching enhancements in the pipeline it should become even more useful in the coming months and years.

Added 24 October URL – http://www.worldvitalrecords.com.au/