In an announcement dated 30 January 2009, the Record Search Pilot added 5 new collections with 7.8 million records. The new collections are:
Germany Burials 1500 - 1900 (index, no images)
Netherlands Births and Baptisms, Marriages, and Deaths and Burials (3 collections, index, no images)
Philippines Marriages (index, no images)
Always of interest is the progress with the U.S. Census records. The 1850 U.S. Census is complete with the Mortality and Slave schedules. Also 99% complete are the 1860 and 1870 U.S. Censuses. The 1880 U.S. Census is complete but there are no images. The 1900 U.S. Census is also complete. The 1920 U.S. Census is 2% complete.