Eugene Oregon Family History Center
|This article describes the services and resources available at a Family History Center, a branch facility of the Family History Library.|
Center Location and Hours
768 E. 16th Avenue, Eugene, OR 97401 United States
Co-located in the Institute of Religion Building near the University of Oregon
Open Hours: The Family History Center is Open
|Tue||9:00 am - 3:00 pm|
|7:00 pm - 9:00 pm|
|Wed||9:00 am - 3:00 pm|
|Thu||9:00 am - 3:00 pm|
|7:00 pm - 9:00 pm|
|Fri||9:00 am - 3:00 pm|
|Sat||9:00am - 3 :00 pm|
The center is closed:
-The first two weeks of July.
-Thanksgiving week Thursday through Saturday
-The last two weeks of the year, opening again after New Year's day on the regular schedule.
Learning the FamilySearch Program= A set of four one hour classes that cover all the features, menus, and functions of the FamilySearch program. It teaches you how to fully use FamilySearch
New Features of FamilySearch = A one time class that reviews all the changes, new features and functions added to the FamilySearch program since 2020
Advanced Genealogy = A one time class that covers advanced genealogy features, including gedcoms, descendency view, FamilySearch blog, Ancestry and MyHeritage basics.
Consultants - A one hour class to train consultants on the 20 most popular questions asked by patrons and individuals about Family Search
Please call MaryAnn Jordan to reserve your space - 541-521-9982
Classes will be on Sunday at 4 and 6 pm
Virtual Consultants - The center has expert consultants which you may schedule one hour zoom meetings with, to assist you with your genealogy or the Family Search program - please email Ron Jordan at firstname.lastname@example.org to schedule
Databases and Software
Family History Center Portal This center has access to the Family History Center Portal page which gives free access in the center to premium family history software and websites that generally charge for subscriptions.
Hardware and Equipment
09 desk top Computers - individual workstations
Lexmark printer - free printing and ability to scan pictures to your FamilySearch gallery
Hp 11x17 printer - will allow you to print large fan and pedigree charts at no cost
Staff Research Specialties
Resources in the Local Area
- Using the FamilySearch Research Wiki: A comprehensive video presentation explaining the Wiki, navigating it, and some especially useful pages. Case studies demonstrate using the Wiki for genealogical research. Editing and adding articles to the Wiki are covered.