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=== Location and Contact ===
  
=== Centre Contacts and Hours  ===
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'''Language:''' English  
'''Language: ''English'''''
 
  
'''Location &amp;&nbsp;Map:'''  
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'''Location &amp; Map:'''  
  
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Aba Nigeria Family History Centre is located in the grounds of the Aba Temple Complex, and we currently serve Aba-Nigeria Stake and visitors to the Aba Nigeria Temple.  
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72-80 Okpu-Umuobo Rd
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Aba, Nigeria
  
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'''E-mail:''' <br>
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<br> '''Phone:''' +2348039034846
  
'''Open Hours:'''  
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'''E-mail:'''  
  
'''Holiday Schedule:'''  
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'''Open Hours:''' 9a.m. - 3p.m. Tues - Fri, &amp; Sat: 12pm - 5pm (All G.M.T. + 1)<br>
  
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'''Holiday Schedule:''' Christmas Holidays 25th December 2015 - 5th Febuary 2016<br>
  
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=== Calendar and Events  ===
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==== Family History Workshop  ====
  
=== Calendar and Events ===
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==== ''Nigeria Independence Day'''&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;''''' ====
  
==== Upcoming Events  ====
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The Aba Family History Center will be closed for the celebration of Nigeria's independence day on the '''1 of October''', all center operations will resume from the next day ('''3rd of October''')
  
 
==== Class Schedule  ====
 
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*This is currently arranged on a per need basis and will be made more constant as the need arises.
  
 
==== Staff Training Meetings  ====
 
==== Staff Training Meetings  ====
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Holds every last Saturday of of the Month
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*Time: 12pm
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*Venue: Aba Family History Center
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==== Temple Shut Down ====
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The Aba Temple will be shut for routine maintenace from 7th March - 21th March 2016, during this period the center activity will still continue but will be much reduced.
  
 
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==== Collections  ====
 
==== Collections  ====
  
:*[https://www.familysearch.org/#form=catalog '''Family History Library Catalog:'''] This centre has the ability to order any of the films and fiche available through the Family History Library Catalog.
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:*''(List additional collections you have such as the types of books and microfilm you have on indefinite loan; though you will not want to list every single item you have. Just give visitors to this page a general idea of your resources.)''
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==== Databases and Software  ====
 
==== Databases and Software  ====
  
:*[http://fhc.familysearch.org/ '''FHC Portal:'''] This centre has access to the Family History Center Portal page which gives free access in the centre to premium family history software and websites that generally charge for subscriptions. ''(Note to FHC: Not all FHCs have access to this portal. If you do not, you will want to remove this entire bullet. If you do have access to it, just remove this text in italics.)''
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:*'''[[FHC Portal]]''' This centre has access to the Family History Center Portal page which gives free access in the centre to premium family history software and websites that generally charge for subscriptions. ''
 
 
 
==== Hardware and Equipment  ====
 
==== Hardware and Equipment  ====
  
:*''(Include the resources you have to help individuals do their research - computers, microfilm readers, printers, etc. )''
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:*''Two windows 7 Desk top computers''
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:*''One HP LaserJet Printer''
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:*''Access to South African microfilm store''
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:*''Image scanners (pending)''
  
 
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==== Staff Research Specialties  ====
 
==== Staff Research Specialties  ====
  
''(Include sections for any other services your centre provides. Add additional sections for those services. See the [[Mesa Family History Center|Mesa]] and [[Logan Utah Family History Center|Logan]] FHC pages for examples.)''
 
  
 
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=== Resources in the Local Area<br>  ===
 
=== Resources in the Local Area<br>  ===
  
''(This section is to highlight other resources in your area that will be helpful for individuals doing research there in your location, if there are any, such as government offices, historical societies, etc.)''
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=== Links  ===
 
=== Links  ===
  
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    *[https://www.familysearch.org/ask/learningViewer/734 '''FamilySearch Research Wiki: What It Can Do For You!''']: 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.
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=== Volunteer at the Centre  ===
 
=== Volunteer at the Centre  ===
  
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''Basic Requirements for Center volunteers include:''
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*Basic computer operating skills<br>
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*Family search Account or LDS Account<br>
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*Understanding of Family History Work<br>
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*An enthusiasm for learning and trying new things<br>

Latest revision as of 12:52, 10 October 2017

FamilySearch This article describes the services and resources available at a Family History Centre, a branch facility of the Family History Library.


Location and Contact

Language: English

Location & Map:

Aba Nigeria Family History Centre is located in the grounds of the Aba Temple Complex, and we currently serve Aba-Nigeria Stake and visitors to the Aba Nigeria Temple. 72-80 Okpu-Umuobo Rd Aba, Nigeria



Phone: +2348039034846

E-mail:

Open Hours: 9a.m. - 3p.m. Tues - Fri, & Sat: 12pm - 5pm (All G.M.T. + 1)

Holiday Schedule: Christmas Holidays 25th December 2015 - 5th Febuary 2016

Calendar and Events

Family History Workshop

Nigeria Independence Day      

The Aba Family History Center will be closed for the celebration of Nigeria's independence day on the 1 of October, all center operations will resume from the next day (3rd of October)

Class Schedule

  • This is currently arranged on a per need basis and will be made more constant as the need arises.

Staff Training Meetings

Holds every last Saturday of of the Month

  • Time: 12pm
  • Venue: Aba Family History Center

Temple Shut Down

The Aba Temple will be shut for routine maintenace from 7th March - 21th March 2016, during this period the center activity will still continue but will be much reduced.


Centre Resources

Collections

Databases and Software

  • FHC Portal This centre has access to the Family History Center Portal page which gives free access in the centre to premium family history software and websites that generally charge for subscriptions.

Hardware and Equipment

  • Two windows 7 Desk top computers
  • One HP LaserJet Printer
  • Access to South African microfilm store
  • Image scanners (pending)

Centre Services

Staff Research Specialties


Resources in the Local Area


Links

   *FamilySearch Research Wiki: What It Can Do For You!: 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.
   

OGR's by location2.png


Volunteer at the Centre

Basic Requirements for Center volunteers include:

  • Basic computer operating skills
  • Family search Account or LDS Account
  • Understanding of Family History Work
  • An enthusiasm for learning and trying new things