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→‎Ordering Microfilm: updating information about ordering microfilm
The Affiliate Public Library does have some limitations and does not have all the privileges of a family history center. The affiliate provides their own equipment to view microfilm or microfiche and they do not have a Tivoli connection to FamilySearch servers are access to the premium websites found on the Family History Center Portal. There are also some restricted images in Historical Records they are unable to view.
== Ordering Microfilm - Discontinued ==
The [ FamilySearch Catalog] is available online, and can be searched by [[FamilySearch Catalog Place Search|place name]], family surnameOn September 1, resource title2017, [[FamilySearch Catalog Author Search|author]], subjectwill discontinue its microfilm distribution services. (The last day to order microfilm will be on August 31, [[FamilySearch Catalog Call Number Search|call number]], [[FamilySearch Catalog Film or Fiche Search|film number]] or [[FamilySearch Catalog Keyword Search|key word]]2017. Click ) The change is the down arrow at the end result of significant progress in FamilySearch’s microfilm digitization efforts and the Search field to select the category obsolescence of information you wish microfilm technology. Digital imaging has made it easier to search. If you find a film you’d like to viewancestors through the internet, you can order that film using the on-line film ordering if it is available in your area. For more informationmobile, see [[Ordering Microfilm or Microfiche from a Family History Center|Ordering Microfilm Online]]and other technologies.&nbsp;You&nbsp;may obtain a&nbsp;paper Microfilm Request form at your local family history center if on-line ordering is not available in your areaHere are some commonly asked questions about the replacement of microfilm with digital access. <br>
There is a small fee charged '''Microfilm distribution services discontinue on September 1, 2017.''' The last day for ordering films and fiche that helps defray the cost of copying and shipping. There is no charge to view films from a center’s “Resident Film Collection.” Some Centers offer access to printers and digital scanners at a per-page cost. Check with a FHC Staff member to ask that Center’s fee schedulemicrofilm will be August 31, 2017. <br>
Microfilms are typically available at the center for 90 days. Films can become “extended” status films and be made available at that center indefinitely. Microfiche become part of a center's permanent collection (not returned). *For more specific information details about film ordering, ask a staff member at your local family history center.  All viewing microfilm and microfiche must be viewed already at the Family History Center where they were ordered. They cannot be transferred to another a Family History Center facility, or be removed from visit the center to view at another location[ Digital Records Access Replacing Microfilm FAQ]. <br>
== FamilySearch Centers vs. Family History Center ==

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