Monday 4 March 2019

Ancestry's new WAP keying tool now online

Ancestry ( has announced the open beta testing roll out of its new World Archives Project tool for transcribing datasets, the first of which is an American collection, on Alabama Surname Files.

From Ancestry's announcement, it states its most notable updates are:
  • New sign in screen and updated look of the tool.
  • Feedback on each image set as it is reviewed. When you are in the main screen of the tool you can toggle between Newsfeed and Survey to see feedback from the reviewer.

To download the tool for Mac or PC, visit


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