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{{FHCpage|location=Oregon}}The Brookings Oregon Family History Center is fully staffed with volunteers with various degrees of computer and research knowledge and a traveling geneologist from Austria. The Center is dedicated to providing education and support for the family history community in southern Curry County Oregon.
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[[Image:Brookings+Ward+Building.jpg|thumb|350px|right|<center>Brookings Ward Building</center>]]
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===Center Contacts and Hours===
  
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'''Location & Map:'''
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*'''Addess''':  770 Elk Drive, Brookings, Oregon 97415
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*Entrance is on the north side.  Ample parking on the north side of the building.  Entrance to the parking lot is on the north side.
 
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*[https://maps.google.com/maps?q=770+Elk+Drive,+Brookings,+OR+97415&hl=en&sll=42.055202,-124.284192&sspn=0.007504,0.013411&t=m&hnear=770+Elk+Dr,+Brookings,+Oregon+97415&z=16 Location on Google Map]
'''Location &amp;&nbsp;Map:''' [http://maps.google.com/maps?q=770+Elk+Drive,+Brookings,+OR+97415&hl=en&sll=37.0625,-95.677068&sspn=33.29802,54.931641&vpsrc=0&t=h&z=16 Brookings Family History Center].
 
 
 
#''770 Elk Drive, Brookings, OR 97415''
 
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'''Phone:''' (541) 469-5754  
 
'''Phone:''' (541) 469-5754  
  
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'''Mailing Address:'''  P.O. Box 1296, Brookings, OR 97415
 
'''E-mail:''' [mailto:or-brookings@ldsmail.net or-brookings@ldsmail.net]<br>
 
'''E-mail:''' [mailto:or-brookings@ldsmail.net or-brookings@ldsmail.net]<br>
  
'''Open Hours:''' Tuesday 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m., Wednesday 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m., Thursday 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m., Saturday By Appointment Only, Open other time by appointment  
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'''Open Hours'''
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*'''Tuesday''': 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.
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*'''Wednesday''': 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.  
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*'''Thursday''': 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.  
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*'''Saturday''':  By Appointment Only  
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*Open other time by appointment  
  
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'''Holiday Schedule'''
  
'''Holiday Schedule:''' 2011 Holiday Schedule <br>The center will be closed on:
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'''Director'''  
  
Sundays <br>General Conference, Saturday, April 2 <br>Memorial Day, Monday May 30 <br>Independence Day, Saturday-Monday, July 2-4 <br>Pioneer Day, Saturday, July 23 <br>Labor Day, Saturday-Monday, September 3-5 <br>General Conference, Saturday, October 1 <br>Thanksgiving, Wednesday-Saturday, November 23-36 <br>Christmas: Monday December 20 through Sunday January 2 (We will also close early at 5 pm Tues, Wed &amp; Thu, December 13-15) <br><br>
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Director: Bobette Bonner  
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Director: Bobbet Bonner
 
  
 
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==== Collections  ====
 
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:*[https://www.familysearch.org/#form=catalog '''Family History Library Catalog:'''] This center has the ability to order any of the films and fiche available through the Family History Library Catalog.
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:*[https://www.familysearch.org/#form=catalog '''Family History Library Catalog:''']
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==== Databases and Software  ====
  
:*''(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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:*[http://fhc.familysearch.org/ '''FHC 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.  
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====Hardware and Equipment====
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*5&nbsp;networked computer workstations with printer access
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*Paper copier
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*2 microfilm readers
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*1 microfiche readers
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*1 microfiche/film scanner&nbsp;
  
:*[http://fhc.familysearch.org/ '''FHC 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. ''(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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Class/Training Rooms <br>Main room has&nbsp;5 computer stations for hands-on use by class members plus a computer. <br>Second room has&nbsp; a small library, a reader room with 2 Microfilm readers, and one microfishe reader, and a microfilm reader, and a copy machine. <br>Both classrooms have printer access for all stations. <br>
  
==== Hardware and Equipment<br>5&nbsp;networked computer workstations with printer access <br>Paper copier&nbsp;<br>2 microfilm readers&nbsp;<br>1 microfiche readers <br>1 microfiche/film scanner&nbsp;<br><br>
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'''Databases &amp; Software<br>'''Genealogy database software (Ancestral Quest, Family Insight, Family Tree Maker, Legacy, PAF, RootsMagic) <br>Charting software (PAF Companion, Legacy Charting) <br>Word processing, spreadsheet and presentation software such as Word, WordPerfect and OpenOffice (on selected machines) <br>Photo editing software (IrfanView, Adobe Photo Shop Elements, HP Photo Smart Essential, MGI Photo Suite, ACD Foto Slate and Canon Zoombrowser EX). <br>Pedigree Resource File (complete on server) <br>Free access to several subscription sites through the FamilySearch Portal such as Ancestry.com, British Newspapers, Find-My-Past (UK), Footnote, Genline (Swedish), Heritage Quest, World Vital Records and others. <br>Free internet access to the New England Historical and Genealogical Society (NEGHS) website <br>Research aids such as Animap and Parish Locator <br>Research databases such as Acadian-Cajun Family Trees, Austrailian Vital Records and Mormon Immigration Index. <br>
 
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==== Staff Research Specialties  ====
 
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Revision as of 23:58, 25 February 2013

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

The Brookings Oregon Family History Center is fully staffed with volunteers with various degrees of computer and research knowledge and a traveling geneologist from Austria. The Center is dedicated to providing education and support for the family history community in southern Curry County Oregon.

Brookings Ward Building

Center Contacts and Hours

Location & Map:

  • Addess: 770 Elk Drive, Brookings, Oregon 97415
  • Entrance is on the north side. Ample parking on the north side of the building. Entrance to the parking lot is on the north side.
  • Location on Google Map

Phone: (541) 469-5754

Mailing Address: P.O. Box 1296, Brookings, OR 97415 E-mail: or-brookings@ldsmail.net

Open Hours

  • Tuesday: 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.
  • Wednesday: 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.
  • Thursday: 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.
  • Saturday: By Appointment Only
  • Open other time by appointment

Holiday Schedule

Director

Director: Bobette Bonner


Calendar and Events

Upcoming Events

Class Schedule

Staff Training Meetings


Center Resources

Collections

Databases and Software

  • FHC 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

  • 5 networked computer workstations with printer access
  • Paper copier
  • 2 microfilm readers
  • 1 microfiche readers
  • 1 microfiche/film scanner 

Class/Training Rooms
Main room has 5 computer stations for hands-on use by class members plus a computer.
Second room has  a small library, a reader room with 2 Microfilm readers, and one microfishe reader, and a microfilm reader, and a copy machine.
Both classrooms have printer access for all stations.


Databases & Software
Genealogy database software (Ancestral Quest, Family Insight, Family Tree Maker, Legacy, PAF, RootsMagic)
Charting software (PAF Companion, Legacy Charting)
Word processing, spreadsheet and presentation software such as Word, WordPerfect and OpenOffice (on selected machines)
Photo editing software (IrfanView, Adobe Photo Shop Elements, HP Photo Smart Essential, MGI Photo Suite, ACD Foto Slate and Canon Zoombrowser EX).
Pedigree Resource File (complete on server)
Free access to several subscription sites through the FamilySearch Portal such as Ancestry.com, British Newspapers, Find-My-Past (UK), Footnote, Genline (Swedish), Heritage Quest, World Vital Records and others.
Free internet access to the New England Historical and Genealogical Society (NEGHS) website
Research aids such as Animap and Parish Locator
Research databases such as Acadian-Cajun Family Trees, Austrailian Vital Records and Mormon Immigration Index.


Center Services

Staff Research Specialties





Resources in the Local Area


Links


Volunteer at the Center


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