Boise Idaho FamilySearch Center/Resources
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Resources[edit | edit source]
The Boise FamilySearch Center provides many resources for genealogical research.
Computers and Internet Access[edit | edit source]
The center has 15 desktop computers in the main search area, with an additional 18 computers in the training room for hands-on instruction. Personal laptops can also be connected to the internet via WiFi. Many helpful research web sites are available including free use of many subscription websites and popular genealogy programs.
Free Subscription Websites[edit | edit source]
The center provides free use of many premium family history research websites that normally would require an subscription outside of the center.
Printers, Scanners, and Copiers[edit | edit source]
The center is equipped with several printers that are available to patrons for a minimal charge. Many printing and copying options are available to assist in document preservation and recording. ***One of the center's printers can serve as flat bed scanner in black and white or color to scan directly to FamilySearch. We have a flat bed scanner and a wide printer for printing fan charts.
Microfilm Readers and Microfilm Library[edit | edit source]
The center is equipped with a digital film reader that have the capability to print film and microfiche images or save them to storage media. The center has a collection of often requested films from the United States and Europe.
Class Instruction[edit | edit source]
Select “Class Schedule” from the menu on the right for details.
Personal Assistance[edit | edit source]
The center has volunteer staff workers available to assist patrons. They can provide personal help with the many aspects of genealogical research and record keeping.
Last modified: 01/4/18