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=== SPECIAL OPEN HOUSE  ===
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"1940 Census Kickoff Event" April 4, 2012 from 6-9 p.m. At the Burley Family History Center All of the Twin Falls Temple district are invited. Instructors from Salt Lake Refreshments &amp; Prizes Training for indexing beginners, more advanced indexers, arbitrators and Priesthood leaders. Come and learn what you can do to help INDEX the 1940 US Federal Census
 
  
 
=== Calendar and Events  ===
 
=== Calendar and Events  ===
  
Family history conference, Rexburg, Idaho.&nbsp; Saturday, April 21 2012
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Register at: [http://www.byu.edu/cc/familyhistory/ www.byu.edu/cc/familyhistory/]
 
 
 
Registration fee will be $11 per person
 
 
 
Classes will be held on BYU-Idaho campus in the Hinckley and Ricks buildings
 
 
 
8:30 am to 5:00 pm&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; For information call BYU-IDAHO 208-496-1221
 
  
 
==== Upcoming Events&nbsp;  ====
 
==== Upcoming Events&nbsp;  ====
  
&nbsp;<br>US Census Records,&nbsp; Thursday 5 April 2012
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All classes run From 7:00 to 8:00 p.m. And are open to the public.&nbsp; No registration or fees required.
 
 
 
&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; Taught by Blanche Simmons
 
  
 
==== Class Schedule  ====
 
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:FamilySearch Family Tree Training- &nbsp;Taught on Tuesday evenings by Brother Williams at 6:00 p.m. starting on April 2nd, 2013. &nbsp; Or taught on Wednesday mornings by Sister Stevenson at 10:00 a.m. starting on April 3rd, 2013. &nbsp; We will cover all aspects of using the new program FamilySearch Family Tree just released to replace newfamilysearch.org. &nbsp; Come learn all about the new features and options! :Classes will run for 6 weeks and last about one hour per class. &nbsp;Feel free to bring your own laptop, or use one of the centers, if you prefer a more hands-on approach. &nbsp;
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:FamilySearch Family Tree Training- &nbsp;Taught on Tuesday evenings by Brother Williams at 6:00 p.m. starting on April 2nd, 2013. &nbsp; Or taught on Wednesday mornings by Sister Stevenson at 10:00 a.m. starting on April 3rd, 2013. &nbsp; We will cover all aspects of using the new program FamilySearch Family Tree just released to replace newfamilysearch.org. &nbsp; Come learn all about the new features and options!&nbsp;:Classes will run for 6 weeks and last about one hour per class. &nbsp;Feel free to bring your own laptop, or use one of the centers, if you prefer a more hands-on approach. &nbsp;
  
Week One- Navigating the Tree
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Week One- Navigating the Tree  
  
Week Two- Searching and Adding Persons, Using Help, Watches and Discussions
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Week Two- Searching and Adding Persons, Using Help, Watches and Discussions  
  
Week Three- &nbsp;Editing and Correcting Information
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Week Three- &nbsp;Editing and Correcting Information  
  
Week Four- &nbsp;All About Sources
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Week Four- &nbsp;All About Sources  
  
Week Five- &nbsp;Merging and Separating Individuals
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Week Five- &nbsp;Merging and Separating Individuals  
  
Week Six- &nbsp;Temple Ordinances and Photos
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Week Six- &nbsp;Temple Ordinances and Photos  
  
No registration is necessary. &nbsp;Come to one or all of the classes as your interest and schedule allows. &nbsp;We will be repeating these classes. &nbsp;
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No registration is necessary. &nbsp;Come to one or all of the classes as your interest and schedule allows. &nbsp;We will be repeating these classes. &nbsp;  
  
==== Staff Training Meetings Second Tuesday of each month ====
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==== Staff Training Meetings Second Thursday of each month ====
  
 
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==== Databases and Software  ====
 
==== Databases and Software  ====
  
*Paf, Roots magic, Legacy, Ancestry Quest, Family Search, New Family Search  
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*PAF, Roots Magic, Legacy, Ancestry Quest, Family Search, New Family Search  
 
*Research Websites - Ancestry.com, Findmypast.com, World vital records.com, Heritage quest  
 
*Research Websites - Ancestry.com, Findmypast.com, World vital records.com, Heritage quest  
 
*Printing program - Irfanview
 
*Printing program - Irfanview

Revision as of 16:42, 27 March 2013

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


Center Contacts and Hours

Location & Map:

Phone: 1 208-878-7286

E-mail: id_burley@ldsmail.net

Open Hours: Monday: 9am-4pm
Tues-Thurs: 9am-9pm
Fri: 10am-4pm
Sat: 9am-1pm

Holiday Schedule:



Calendar and Events


Upcoming Events 

 

Class Schedule

FamilySearch Family Tree Training-  Taught on Tuesday evenings by Brother Williams at 6:00 p.m. starting on April 2nd, 2013.   Or taught on Wednesday mornings by Sister Stevenson at 10:00 a.m. starting on April 3rd, 2013.   We will cover all aspects of using the new program FamilySearch Family Tree just released to replace newfamilysearch.org.   Come learn all about the new features and options! :Classes will run for 6 weeks and last about one hour per class.  Feel free to bring your own laptop, or use one of the centers, if you prefer a more hands-on approach.  

Week One- Navigating the Tree

Week Two- Searching and Adding Persons, Using Help, Watches and Discussions

Week Three-  Editing and Correcting Information

Week Four-  All About Sources

Week Five-  Merging and Separating Individuals

Week Six-  Temple Ordinances and Photos

No registration is necessary.  Come to one or all of the classes as your interest and schedule allows.  We will be repeating these classes.  

Staff Training Meetings Second Thursday of each month


Center Resources

Collections

  • Over 9000 Microfilms
  1. Includes Oakley Eagle and Oakley Herald, 3 & 4 generation records between 1965 & 1976, 600 LDS Films, Wards, ordinances, immigration, Nauvoo & Endowment House, Baptisms and Endowments
  • Over 60,000 Microfiche
  1. Including Oakley Herald 1911-1961
  2. Obituaries 1987-2010 from Cassia and Minidoka counties including marriages
  3. Cassia and Minidoka counties death dates 1912-1987 on 3.5" floppy disk
  4. Cemetry records, Albion valley cemetery to 1970, Declo cemetary to 2005, Marion cemetary to 2010, Oakley cemetary, Valley Vu cemetry 1863-2005
  • Family History Library Catalog: This center has the ability to order any of the films and fiche available through the Family History Library Catalog.

Databases and Software

  • PAF, Roots Magic, Legacy, Ancestry Quest, Family Search, New Family Search
  • Research Websites - Ancestry.com, Findmypast.com, World vital records.com, Heritage quest
  • Printing program - Irfanview

Hardware and Equipment

  • 14 computers, 2 printers (1 color), 1 copy machine, 2 scanners
  • 10 Microfilm readers
  • 1 Fiche reader
  • 1 Microfilm copier

Center Services

Staff Research Specialties

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Resources in the Local Area

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Links

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Volunteer at the Center

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