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=== Center Contacts and Hours  ===
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== Center Contacts and Hours  ==
  
'''Location &amp;&nbsp;Map:'''  
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'''Location Map: ''' [https://www.google.com/maps/place/The+Church+of+Jesus+Christ+of+Latter-day+Saints/@44.306737,-96.767691,17z/data=!4m6!1m3!3m2!1s0x8789a2672994952f:0xf4b0750e7b070772!2sThe+Church+of+Jesus+Christ+of+Latter-day+Saints!3m1!1s0x8789a2672994952f:0xf4b0750e7b070772 Location Map]
  
*'''Address''': 200 22nd Ave So, Brookings, South Dakota 57017
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'''Address: ''' 200 22nd Ave Brookings, SD 57006-2426
*Enter via NE Door
 
*[https://maps.google.com/maps?q=100+22nd+Ave,+Brookings,+South+Dakota+57017&hl=en&sll=44.280788,-96.768351&sspn=0.051248,0.07021&hnear=100+22nd+Ave+S,+Brookings,+South+Dakota+57006&t=m&z=17 Location on Google Map]
 
  
'''Phone: 605 692 7533'''
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*Enter via NE Door. Just south of Hospital.
  
'''E-mail:''' [mailto:lampwalk@yahoo.com lampwalk@yahoo.com]<br>
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'''Phone: ''' 605-692-7533
  
'''Open Hours:&nbsp; Email above for hours or appointment'''  
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'''E-mail: ''' [mailto:SD_Brookings@ldsmail.net SD_Brookings@ldsmail.net]
  
'''Holiday Schedule:'''  
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'''Open Hours: '''  
  
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*'''<u>Tuesday: </u>1:00pm - 4:00 pm 
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*'''<u>Wednesday: </u>6:30pm - 8:00 pm (Call ahead)'''
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*'''Wednesday, Saturday and Sunday by appointment'''--'''''to make an appointment please contact:'''''
  
=== Calendar and Events  ===
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#'''''During Open Hours: 605-692-7533'''''
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#'''''Other times: Contact Pat Walker at 605-534-3103 or email [mailto:lampwalk1@gmail.com lampwalk1@gmail.com]'''''
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'''Holiday and Other Closings Schedule: '''
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*'''Closed 1st weekend in Apr/Oct for General Conference. Closed Christmas and New Years Day weeks.'''
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*'''Closed most major holidays.'''
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*'''Special Weather Related Closing -- Winter storm warnings, 0° F or below temps, icy roads -- call Pat Walker before visiting.'''
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== Calendar and Events  ==
  
 
==== Upcoming Events  ====
 
==== Upcoming Events  ====
  
<br>
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'''ONGOING--by Appintment'''
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<u>SPECIAL HELPon the following:</u>
  
== '''Saturday, 27 April 2013 - Roots &amp; Branches: Growing Your Family Tree''' Family&nbsp;History Workshop<br>  ==
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* Why We Do Family History,
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* Beginners Help,  
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* FamilySearch Help,
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* Premium Websites,
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* Scan your old Photos & Docs,
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* Convert old 3.5 floppies PAF or other data to Thumb drive,
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* Billion Graves Greenwood Eagle Scout Project Display,
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* RootsTech Videos On Demand,
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* FamilySearch Mobile and Web Apps,
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* Indexing Help
  
=== 8:30 am to 4 pm<br> ===
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'''Sundays during Sunday School time: '''  
  
sponsored by Brookings SD Family History Center and Brookings Area Genealogy Society<br>
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* 10:45am - 11:30 am On Demand Classes or Find, Take 'n Teach and coming soon...Gatherers in the Kingdom
  
==== Please visit this site for details on classes, registration and other details:&nbsp;[http://brookingsworkshop.blogspot.com/ brookingsworkshop.blogspot.com/]<br> ====
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==== Staff Training Meetings ====
  
==== Class Schedule ====
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== Center Resources ==
  
==== Staff Training Meetings ====
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==== Collections ====
  
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:*[https://www.familysearch.org/#form=catalog '''FamilySearch Catalog:'''] This center has the ability to order any of the films and fiche available through the FamilySearch Catalog but we encourage you to choose the Brookings Public Library as your default film receival location--for a wider choice of hours and reader printer and digital film copier.
  
=== Center Resources  ===
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:*'''Patrons' Microfiche Collection''' -- a collection of fiche ordered by our patrons, assorted titles. Contain family histories, vital records, and other types of information.
  
==== Collections  ====
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:*'''Indefinite Film Collection''' -- a collection of films on a variety of subjects, to include vital records, county records, court records, etc.
  
:*[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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:*'''Book Collection:''' --
:*[https://docs.google.com/spreadsheet/ccc?key=0Arud2jPUzcUCdHRjQVlPSVRGdE1ZUlo3YlYtTWxkd3c#gid=0 '''Film and Fiche on Indefinite Loan''']<br>
 
  
==== ====
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:*[https://docs.google.com/spreadsheet/ccc?key=0Arud2jPUzcUCdHRjQVlPSVRGdE1ZUlo3YlYtTWxkd3c#gid=0 '''Film and Fiche on Indefinite Loan''']
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:*'''''Copyright Restricted Digitized Records NEVER Available at home'' — ONLY at FHC''' (Most are not restricted but some are)
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:**Restricted ''Digitized'' Books [https://books.familysearch.org/primo_library/libweb/action/search.do?vid=FHD_PUBLIC FamilySearch Books]
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:**Restricted ''Digitized'' Films (Unindexed) [https://familysearch.org/catalog/search (FamilySearch Catalog) ](choose Online under Search...Centers) – only available to view on FHC Computers
  
 
==== Databases and Software  ====
 
==== Databases and Software  ====
  
:*[http://fhc.familysearch.org/ '''FHC Portal:''']
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:*'''[[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 ====
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:#'''Access Newspaper Archives'''
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:#'''19th Century British Library Newspaper'''
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:#'''American Ancestors (NEHGS)'''
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:#'''Alexander Street Press American Civil war Research, Letters &amp; Diaries and Images'''
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:#'''Find My Past - UK Research'''
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:#'''FOLD 3 ('''formerly Footnote) Military, American Indian, Passport, Unique Databases
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:#'''Geneanet''' -- European Research
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:#'''ProQuest Obituaries -- '''Newspaper obituaries
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:#'''ArikvDigital - '''Swedish Online records
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:#'''Paper Trail - '''19th Century westward migration documents, American
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:#'''Ancestry.com Library edition'''
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:#'''MyHeritage Institutional Record Search version (Includes the old World Vital Records)'''
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:#'''Puzzilla Premium'''
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:#'''Kinpoint Premium'''
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*<u>'''SOFTWARE'''</u> (for in-house use only)
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:*'''Ancestral Quest'''
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:*'''RootsMagic'''
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:*'''Legacy Family Tree'''
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:*'''PAF, (all versions)'''
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:*'''Genelines'''
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:*'''Generation Maps'''
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:*'''Get My Ancestors'''
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:*'''MagiKey Family Tree'''
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:*'''Map My Family Tree'''
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:*'''Charting Companion'''
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:*'''Personal Historian'''
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*'''<u>CD DATABASES</u>'''
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:#'''1880 Census Indexes and Records, US'''
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:#'''British and Canadian Census Indexes'''
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:#'''Scottish Church Records'''
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:#'''Mormon Immigration Index'''
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:#'''Freedman Bank records'''
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:#'''Vital Records Indexes'''
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:#'''Pedigree Resource File -- all discs (Submitter and source information not all available online -- only on CD's)'''
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:#'''Various Reference CD's'''
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:#'''Social Security Death Index'''
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:#'''FamilySearch Catalog'''
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:#'''IGI'''
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*<u>'''MICROFICHE --'''</u> '''click on ''' [https://docs.google.com/spreadsheet/ccc?key=0Arud2jPUzcUCdHRjQVlPSVRGdE1ZUlo3YlYtTWxkd3c#gid=0 <u>'''Film and Fiche on Indefinite Loan'''</u>] '''for complete inventory'''
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:#'''Scottish Parochial Records'''
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:#'''Old Family Register (Research register by surname)'''
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:#'''Indefinite Loan Microfiche -- see our card catalog'''
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:#'''200+ Reference Books on Fiche -- see our card catalog'''
  
:*''Computers, 1 Film Reader and 1 Fiche Reader''
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*<u>'''MICROFILMS --'''</u> '''click on''' [https://docs.google.com/spreadsheet/ccc?key=0Arud2jPUzcUCdHRjQVlPSVRGdE1ZUlo3YlYtTWxkd3c#gid=0 <u>'''Film and Fiche on Indefinite Loan'''</u>] '''for complete inventory'''  
  
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:#'''Hamburg Passenger Lists'''
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:#'''Many Indefinite Loan Fiche -- see Computer Index on any computer and Card Catalog'''
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:#'''Local Brookings Cemetery Index'''
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*<u>'''BOOKS'''</u>
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:#'''Various Reference and How-To Books -- see Card Catalog or Bookcase'''
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:#'''Atlases'''
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:#'''Research Guides and Word Lists'''
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:#'''Local History Books--Pioneer Life in Brookings Area, SD History Book, History of Brookings County'''
  
=== Center Services ===
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*<u>'''FORMS, PAMPHLETS, GUIDES, HANDOUTS'''</u>
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*<u>'''VIDEOS'''</u>
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:*#'''Training Broadcasts'''
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:*#'''How to Read Old Handwriting''' VHS
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:*#'''Ancestors PBS Series -- Parts 1 and 2 -- DVD and VHS'''
  
==== Staff Research Specialties ====
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==== Hardware and Equipment ====
  
''(Include sections for any other services your center 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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:*'''3''' Computers, '''1''' Film/Fiche Reader Combo,'''1''' Lexmark Hi-Speed Scanner/Printer
  
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== Center Services  ==
  
=== Resources in the Local Area<br> ===
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==== Staff Research Specialties ====
  
''(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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* Teaching, Coaching, Tutoring Family Tree -- how to search, edit, add information etc  
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* Beginner's Help
 +
* Danish Research
 +
* Norwegian Research
 +
* Canada Research
 +
* New England Research
 +
* Scanning (digitizing) Personal Collections to Thumb Drive AND DIRECTLY TO FAMILY TREE!
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* Converting older PAF (or other program) 3.5 data discs to Thumb Drive
  
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== Resources in the Local Area  ==
  
=== Links  ===
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'''[http://www.brookingsareagenealogicalsociety.org/index.php Brookings Area Genealogical Society]'''<i> -- Cheryl Schrader, President, please visit this site for more information: [http://www.brookingsareagenealogicalsociety.org/index.php Website]</i>
  
''(Include links to other websites of interest to those who visit your center such as links to the city, county and state wiki pages where your center is located.)''
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=== Links ===
  
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'''[http://www.brookingslibrary.org/ Brookings Public Library]'''
  
=== Volunteer at the Center  ===
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== Volunteer at the Center  ==
  
 
''(Include information here about the volunteers you are looking for.)''
 
''(Include information here about the volunteers you are looking for.)''

Latest revision as of 20:38, 14 June 2017

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


Brookings South Dakota Family History Center

Brookings SD Family History Center serves Brookings and adjacent counties and welcomes all who want to find, identify and preserve their ancestral family.


Center Contacts and Hours

Location Map: Location Map

Address: 200 22nd Ave Brookings, SD 57006-2426

  • Enter via NE Door. Just south of Hospital.

Phone: 605-692-7533

E-mail: SD_Brookings@ldsmail.net

Open Hours:

  • Tuesday: 1:00pm - 4:00 pm
  • Wednesday: 6:30pm - 8:00 pm (Call ahead)
  • Wednesday, Saturday and Sunday by appointment--to make an appointment please contact:
  1. During Open Hours: 605-692-7533
  2. Other times: Contact Pat Walker at 605-534-3103 or email lampwalk1@gmail.com

Holiday and Other Closings Schedule:

  • Closed 1st weekend in Apr/Oct for General Conference. Closed Christmas and New Years Day weeks.
  • Closed most major holidays.
  • Special Weather Related Closing -- Winter storm warnings, 0° F or below temps, icy roads -- call Pat Walker before visiting.

Calendar and Events

Upcoming Events

ONGOING--by Appintment

SPECIAL HELPon the following:

  • Why We Do Family History,
  • Beginners Help,
  • FamilySearch Help,
  • Premium Websites,
  • Scan your old Photos & Docs,
  • Convert old 3.5 floppies PAF or other data to Thumb drive,
  • Billion Graves Greenwood Eagle Scout Project Display,
  • RootsTech Videos On Demand,
  • FamilySearch Mobile and Web Apps,
  • Indexing Help

Sundays during Sunday School time:

  • 10:45am - 11:30 am On Demand Classes or Find, Take 'n Teach and coming soon...Gatherers in the Kingdom

Staff Training Meetings

Center Resources

Collections

  • FamilySearch Catalog: This center has the ability to order any of the films and fiche available through the FamilySearch Catalog but we encourage you to choose the Brookings Public Library as your default film receival location--for a wider choice of hours and reader printer and digital film copier.
  • Patrons' Microfiche Collection -- a collection of fiche ordered by our patrons, assorted titles. Contain family histories, vital records, and other types of information.
  • Indefinite Film Collection -- a collection of films on a variety of subjects, to include vital records, county records, court records, etc.
  • Book Collection: --

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.
  1. Access Newspaper Archives
  2. 19th Century British Library Newspaper
  3. American Ancestors (NEHGS)
  4. Alexander Street Press American Civil war Research, Letters & Diaries and Images
  5. Find My Past - UK Research
  6. FOLD 3 (formerly Footnote) Military, American Indian, Passport, Unique Databases
  7. Geneanet -- European Research
  8. ProQuest Obituaries -- Newspaper obituaries
  9. ArikvDigital - Swedish Online records
  10. Paper Trail - 19th Century westward migration documents, American
  11. Ancestry.com Library edition
  12. MyHeritage Institutional Record Search version (Includes the old World Vital Records)
  13. Puzzilla Premium
  14. Kinpoint Premium
  • SOFTWARE (for in-house use only)
  • Ancestral Quest
  • RootsMagic
  • Legacy Family Tree
  • PAF, (all versions)
  • Genelines
  • Generation Maps
  • Get My Ancestors
  • MagiKey Family Tree
  • Map My Family Tree
  • Charting Companion
  • Personal Historian
  • CD DATABASES
  1. 1880 Census Indexes and Records, US
  2. British and Canadian Census Indexes
  3. Scottish Church Records
  4. Mormon Immigration Index
  5. Freedman Bank records
  6. Vital Records Indexes
  7. Pedigree Resource File -- all discs (Submitter and source information not all available online -- only on CD's)
  8. Various Reference CD's
  9. Social Security Death Index
  10. FamilySearch Catalog
  11. IGI
  1. Scottish Parochial Records
  2. Old Family Register (Research register by surname)
  3. Indefinite Loan Microfiche -- see our card catalog
  4. 200+ Reference Books on Fiche -- see our card catalog
  1. Hamburg Passenger Lists
  2. Many Indefinite Loan Fiche -- see Computer Index on any computer and Card Catalog
  3. Local Brookings Cemetery Index
  • BOOKS
  1. Various Reference and How-To Books -- see Card Catalog or Bookcase
  2. Atlases
  3. Research Guides and Word Lists
  4. Local History Books--Pioneer Life in Brookings Area, SD History Book, History of Brookings County
  • FORMS, PAMPHLETS, GUIDES, HANDOUTS
  • VIDEOS
    1. Training Broadcasts
    2. How to Read Old Handwriting VHS
    3. Ancestors PBS Series -- Parts 1 and 2 -- DVD and VHS

Hardware and Equipment

  • 3 Computers, 1 Film/Fiche Reader Combo,1 Lexmark Hi-Speed Scanner/Printer

Center Services

Staff Research Specialties

  • Teaching, Coaching, Tutoring Family Tree -- how to search, edit, add information etc
  • Beginner's Help
  • Danish Research
  • Norwegian Research
  • Canada Research
  • New England Research
  • Scanning (digitizing) Personal Collections to Thumb Drive AND DIRECTLY TO FAMILY TREE!
  • Converting older PAF (or other program) 3.5 data discs to Thumb Drive

Resources in the Local Area

Brookings Area Genealogical Society -- Cheryl Schrader, President, please visit this site for more information: Website

Links

Brookings Public Library

Volunteer at the Center

(Include information here about the volunteers you are looking for.)