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The Family History Library does not participate in the Interlibrary Loan program. Here are a few options. <br>
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=== Family History Library ===
  
*Check [http://www.worldcat.org/ WorldCat ]to find a library near you which has the item available.  
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You can order and view most microfilms and microfiche from the [[Family History Library]] in Salt Lake City, Utah at a branch [https://www.familysearch.org/locations FamilySearch Center] near your home for a small shipping fee. To obtain microfilm or microfiche numbers to order see the [[Introduction to the Family History Library Catalog|Family History Library Catalog]]. For addresses, telephones, and hours of FamilySearch Centers near your home see [https://www.familysearch.org/locations/centerlocator Find a FamilySearch Center].
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However, the Family History Library does '''not''' participate in the Interlibrary Loan program. Books at the Family History Library do '''not''' circulate.
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If you would like to view a book listed in the Family History Library Catalog that is not also available on microfilm or microfiche, here are a few options:
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*Check [http://www.worldcat.org/ WorldCat] to find a library near you which has the item available.  
 
*Visit your local public or academic library and ask them to request an interlibrary loan copy from another library.  
 
*Visit your local public or academic library and ask them to request an interlibrary loan copy from another library.  
**If the item is on film or fiche, request a loan by visiting the family history center in your area.<br>
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*Contact the archive or library with the original copy to learn what options they have to give you access to the item.
*If the item is a film or fiche, contact the archive that holds the original material and ask about purchasing a copy. <br>
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Read additional suggestions in the [[Buying, Borrowing, or Searching a Book]] Wiki page.  
  
Read additional suggestions about [[Buying, Borrowing, or Searching a Book|obtaining a book]] in an article on this Wiki.<br>
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=== Interlibrary Loan at other libraries  ===
  
 
[[Category:FamilySearch]] [[Category:United_States_Repositories]] [[Category:Internet_Repositories]] [[Category:Archives_and_libraries]]
 
[[Category:FamilySearch]] [[Category:United_States_Repositories]] [[Category:Internet_Repositories]] [[Category:Archives_and_libraries]]

Revision as of 14:24, 18 September 2011

Family History Library

You can order and view most microfilms and microfiche from the Family History Library in Salt Lake City, Utah at a branch FamilySearch Center near your home for a small shipping fee. To obtain microfilm or microfiche numbers to order see the Family History Library Catalog. For addresses, telephones, and hours of FamilySearch Centers near your home see Find a FamilySearch Center.

However, the Family History Library does not participate in the Interlibrary Loan program. Books at the Family History Library do not circulate.

If you would like to view a book listed in the Family History Library Catalog that is not also available on microfilm or microfiche, here are a few options:

  • Check WorldCat to find a library near you which has the item available.
  • Visit your local public or academic library and ask them to request an interlibrary loan copy from another library.
  • Contact the archive or library with the original copy to learn what options they have to give you access to the item.

Read additional suggestions in the Buying, Borrowing, or Searching a Book Wiki page.

Interlibrary Loan at other libraries