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What is is a market place for genealogical research. The site connects genealogy enthusiasts with skilled local researchers who can retrieve specific genealogical records from local repositories or take on more complex open-ended research projects. In return for their services, providers charge a fixed fee or an hourly rate plus expenses.

For clients, Genlighten provides an efficient way to find a research provider, see ratings and feedback on their services, submit research requests, and track the provider’s progress.

For providers, Genlighten makes it easy to set up a store, create research offerings, and get the word out on the services that are offered.

Online tools make it easy for clients and providers to track the progress of a research project every step of the way.