The new program ArkivDigital 2.0 is now available in a web version. You can find more information about the program’s software in a previous blog entry: (see earlier blog entry).
The web version is available at app.arkivdigital.se. Login with your ArkivDigital user name and password. Once you are logged in, the search page will appear. To get started, click on Search Archives.
The search page opens.
In the upper left side are two blue buttons. One is for searching in the archives and the other for index search or name searching.
To index search or to search by names, do the following:
- Click on New index search
- In the box under Search index, enter the search data that you are seeking. This can be name, birth date, parish, etc.
- Click on the blue button Search or hit the Enter key on the keyboard.
- The search results will appear on the right side.
- Click on the row on the right side for the register post that you want to review.
The information now appears on the right side and the search result posts show on the left side. See the image below.
The following are highlighted:
- Here you can select to print a register post, correct any errors or copy the information.
- Shortcut link to the birth book for the person. Click on the link and the volume will open and you can then search for the birth record in the volume.
- To return to the search page for Index search, click on the magnifying glass.
Other registers in ArkivDigital
With the All-in-one subscription, all available registers are accessible in the online service. You select the register you wish by doing the following:
- Under Index Source, the default showing is the Population of Sweden 1950. To the right is a small blue down arrow. Click on the arrow and a drop down list appears showing all the available registers or indexes.
- Select the register which you wish to search by clicking on that row.
Click here to read more about the correction function.
Note: Kerstin Hesselgren born in 1872 in Hofors parish in Gävleborg county was one of the first female members of Sweden’s parliament.