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Following is a list of the "Library Class" branches of the LDS Church's FamilySearch library system, which includes the world-reknown [[Family History Library|Family History Library]]&nbsp;in Salt Lake City. These are Regional [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Family_History_Center_(LDS_Church) Family History Centers] and Large Multi-stake Family History Centers that are designated as "Library Class." They are not to be confused with the 4,000 plus smaller ward and stake FHCs.<ref>Allen, James B.; Jessie L. Embry; Kahlile B. Mehr. ''Hearts Turned to the Fathers: A History of the Genealogical Society of Utah''. Provo: BYU Studies, 1995.</ref> <br>
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Following is a list of the "Library Class" branches of the LDS Church's FamilySearch library system, which includes the world-renowned [[Family History Library|Family History Library]]&nbsp;in Salt Lake City. These are called&nbsp;[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Family_History_Center_(LDS_Church) FamilySearch Libraries].<br>  
  
"Library Class" is defined as having a larger facility and are generally complete with a dedicated internal computer server and a computer catalog or card catalog of their collection. These branch libraries have dedicated book collections in the thousands, microfilm &amp; microfliche in the tens of thousands, dozens of internet connected computers and microfilm &amp; microfliche readers and some digital scanners. All have dedicated servers with DSL, cable or T-1 internet access. In addition all have at least one multi-use classroom, and several research areas.<br>
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"Library Class" is defined as having a larger facility and are generally complete with a dedicated internal computer server and a computer catalog or card catalog of their collection. These branch libraries have dedicated book collections in the thousands, microfilm &amp; microfliche in the tens of thousands, dozens of internet connected computers and microfilm &amp; microfliche readers and some digital scanners. All have dedicated servers with DSL, cable or T-1 internet access. In addition all have at least one multi-use classroom, and several research areas.<br>  
  
These branch libraries have a dedicated non-paid full-time director (usually a husband/wife team) and dozens of volunteer staff. In many cases non-LDS volunteers serve from the community. Local genealogy groups often support these library facilities.  
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These branch libraries have a dedicated non-paid full-time TFH Consultants - Center (usually a husband/wife team) and dozens of volunteer staff. In many cases non-LDS volunteers serve from the community. Local genealogy groups often support these library facilities.<br>
  
*[[BYU Family History Library]], part of the [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Harold_B._Lee_Library Harold B. Lee Library], at&nbsp;[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Brigham_Young_University Brigham Young University<span id="fck_dom_range_temp_1292555378919_474" />], in Provo, Utah. The BYU Family History Library was one of the original planned FHCs and is now independent of the FHC system.
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*[http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~idsrfhc/ Idaho Falls FamilySearch Library], Idaho Falls, Idaho [[Idaho Falls Idaho FamilySearch Library]]
*[http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~idsrfhc/ Idaho Falls Regional Family History Center], Idaho Falls, Idaho  
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*[https://familysearch.org/learn/wiki/en/Las_Vegas_Nevada_FamilySearch_Library Las Vegas FamilySearch Library], Las Vegas, Nevada  
*[http://www.lasvegasfhc.org/ Las Vegas Regional Family History Center], Las Vegas, Nevada  
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*[[Logan Utah FamilySearch Library]], Logan, Utah  
*[[Logan Utah Family History Center|Logan Utah&nbsp;Family History Center]], Logan, Utah  
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*[http://www.larfhc.org/ Los Angeles FamilySearch Library], Los Angeles, California [[Los Angeles FamilySearch Library]]
*[[London Family History Centre]], Hyde Park, London, England ([http://www.londonfhc.org/ website])
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*[http://www.mesarfhc.org/ Mesa Arizona FamilySearch Library], Mesa, Arizona See also [[Mesa Family History Center]]  
*[http://www.larfhc.org/ Los Angeles Family History Library], Los Angeles, California  
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*[http://www.oaklandfhc.org/ Oakland FamilySearch Library], Oakland, California [[Oakland California FamilySearch Library]]
*[http://www.mesarfhc.org/ Mesa Arizona Regional Family History Center], Mesa, Arizona See also [[Mesa Family History Center]]  
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*[[Ogden FamilySearch Library]], Ogden, Utah  
*[http://www.oaklandfhc.org/ Oakland Regional Family History Center], Oakland, California  
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*[http://ocfamilyhistory.org/ Orange FamilySearch Library] Orange, California [[Orange County California FamilySearch Library]]
*[[Ogden Regional Family History Center|Ogden Utah&nbsp;Family History Center]], Ogden, Utah  
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*[http://prfhc.net/ Pocatello FamilySearch Library], Pocatello, Idaho [[Pocatello Idaho FamilySearch Library]]
*[http://www.orangefhc.info/ Orange Regional Family History Center], Orange, California  
 
*[http://prfhc.net/ Pocatello Regional Family History Center], Pocatello, Idaho  
 
 
*[[Riverton FamilySearch Library]], Riverton Utah&nbsp;&nbsp;<ref>Family history centers in Salt Lake area will be consolidated, Shill, Aaron, Mormon Times, Deseret News Publishing Company, accessed June 7, 2010</ref>  
 
*[[Riverton FamilySearch Library]], Riverton Utah&nbsp;&nbsp;<ref>Family history centers in Salt Lake area will be consolidated, Shill, Aaron, Mormon Times, Deseret News Publishing Company, accessed June 7, 2010</ref>  
*[http://www.familyhistorycenter.info/ Sacramento Regional Family History Center], Sacramento, California&nbsp;&nbsp;
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*[http://www.familyhistorycenter.info/ Sacramento FamilySearch Library], Sacramento, California  
*[http://www.familyhistorycenter.org/ St. George Regional Family History Training Center], St. George, UT.&nbsp;[http://wchsutah.org/people/stg-fhtc/BookCatalog.htm Click here.]&nbsp;<ref name="null">Utah Main web site under construction.</ref>&nbsp;&nbsp;
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*[[San Diego Family History Library|San Diego FamilySearch Library]], San Diego, California  
*[[San Diego Family History Library]], San Diego, California
 
  
 
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== External links  ==
 
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*[http://www.familysearch.org/Eng/Library/FHC/frameset_fhc.asp FamilySearch.org] for information on smaller family history center locations.  
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*[http://www.familysearch.org/Eng/Library/FHC/frameset_fhc.asp Search for smaller center locations on FamilySearch.org].  
*[[New York Family History Centers|New York FHCs]] representing ward, stake and other Family History Centers.  
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*See&nbsp;[[New York Family History Centers|New York FHCs]] representing ward, stake and other Family History Centers.  
*[http://www.familysearch.org/Eng/Library/FHL/frameset_library.asp Family History Library's official site]  
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*See the&nbsp;[http://www.familysearch.org/Eng/Library/FHL/frameset_library.asp Family History Library's official site].<br><br>
*[http://indexing.familysearch.org/ FamilySearch Indexing]<br><br>
 
  
[[Category:Family_History_Centers]] [[Category:Regional_Family_History_Centers|Regional_Family_History_Centers]] [[Category:United_States_Family_History_Centers]] [[Category:United_States_Repositories]]
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Latest revision as of 15:59, 17 July 2017

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Following is a list of the "Library Class" branches of the LDS Church's FamilySearch library system, which includes the world-renowned Family History Library in Salt Lake City. These are called FamilySearch Libraries.

"Library Class" is defined as having a larger facility and are generally complete with a dedicated internal computer server and a computer catalog or card catalog of their collection. These branch libraries have dedicated book collections in the thousands, microfilm & microfliche in the tens of thousands, dozens of internet connected computers and microfilm & microfliche readers and some digital scanners. All have dedicated servers with DSL, cable or T-1 internet access. In addition all have at least one multi-use classroom, and several research areas.

These branch libraries have a dedicated non-paid full-time TFH Consultants - Center (usually a husband/wife team) and dozens of volunteer staff. In many cases non-LDS volunteers serve from the community. Local genealogy groups often support these library facilities.

Sources

  1. Family history centers in Salt Lake area will be consolidated, Shill, Aaron, Mormon Times, Deseret News Publishing Company, accessed June 7, 2010

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