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''(Add a brief paragraph about your center here and the area it serves. Information in italics below is guidance for you and should be deleted as you fill out the page. Remove italics from other text by selecting the text and clicking the "I"&nbsp;box in the Toolbar above.)''<br>
 
  
 
=== Center Contacts and Hours  ===
 
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'''Location &amp;&nbsp;Map:'''  
 
'''Location &amp;&nbsp;Map:'''  
  
#'''Address:''' 400 Kendall Rd., Knoxville, TN &nbsp;37919'''<br>'''
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*'''Address:''' 400 Kendall Rd., Knoxville, TN &nbsp;37919'''<br>'''  
##Once you arrive at our building, you want to take the entrance to the parking lot that is furthest away from Gleason on Kendall. &nbsp;Drive back to the area where you see a large satellite next to the building. You will notice a side entrance near the satellite. &nbsp;There is a Family History Center buzzer-box on the upper right side of the entrance. &nbsp;Push the button and we'll buzz you in.''
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*[https://maps.google.com/maps?q=400+Kendall+Rd.,+Knoxville,+TN&hl=en&ll=35.920631,-84.040732&spn=0.015135,0.02002&sll=47.272986,-120.882277&sspn=6.492969,10.250244&hnear=400+Kendall+Rd+NW,+Knoxville,+Tennessee+37919&t=m&z=16 Location on Map]
  
#[https://maps.google.com/maps?q=400+Kendall+Rd.,+Knoxville,+TN&hl=en&ll=35.920631,-84.040732&spn=0.015135,0.02002&sll=47.272986,-120.882277&sspn=6.492969,10.250244&hnear=400+Kendall+Rd+NW,+Knoxville,+Tennessee+37919&t=m&z=16 Location on Map]
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'''Phone:''' 865.693.8252
  
<br>'''Phone:''' 865.693.8252
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'''E-mail:'''&nbsp; tn_knoxville@ldsmail.net<br>  
 
 
'''E-mail:'''&nbsp; tn_knoxville@ldsmail.net<br>
 
  
 
'''Open Hours: &nbsp;'''  
 
'''Open Hours: &nbsp;'''  
  
*'''Tuesday''': 10a.m. - 4p.m.; 6p.m. - 9p.m.  
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*'''Tuesday''': 10a.m.–4p.m.; 6p.m.–8p.m.  
*'''Wednesday''': 6p.m. - 8p.m.  
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*'''Wednesday''': 11a.m–2p.m.; 6p.m.–8p.m.  
*'''Thursday''': 10a.m. - 4p.m
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*'''Thursday''': 10a.m.–4p.m  
*'''Saturday''': By appointment only.  
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*'''Saturday''': By appointment only.
  
 
<br>'''Holiday Schedule:'''  
 
<br>'''Holiday Schedule:'''  
  
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'''We are closed the following holidays:&nbsp; 4 July 2013; Thanksgiving Week''': &nbsp;We're open only '''Tuesday, 26 November 2013: 10a.m.–4p.m.; 6p.m.–8p.m.''' &nbsp;We're closed the rest of the week. &nbsp;'''We reopen on a regular schedule on Tuesday,&nbsp;3 December 2013'''. Have a happy Thanksgiving!
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'''December 2013''': &nbsp;We will be open for the first 2 weeks of December. &nbsp;'''We close for the rest of the 2013 year after our hours Thursday, 12 December 2013.''' &nbsp;'''If you would like to have a special appointment after that point in time, please email us, and we will get back to you to make arrangements with you. &nbsp;'''See you '''Tuesday,&nbsp;7 January 2014! &nbsp;'''
  
 
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==== Staff Training Meetings:  ====
 
==== Staff Training Meetings:  ====
  
First Thursdays of each month at 7p.m.  
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First Thursday of each month at 7p.m.  
  
 
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==== Databases and Software  ====
 
==== Databases and Software  ====
  
:*[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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:*'''[[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  ====
 
==== Hardware and Equipment  ====
  
:*''(Include the resources you have to help individuals do their research - computers, microfilm readers, printers, etc. )''
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:*The center has six computers and also wi-fi connection ability for those bringing in their lap-tops. One of the computers serves as the Server/Admin computer for running the FHC. &nbsp;The other 5 computers are open for public research usage.&nbsp;
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:*We have a Canon 300II microfilm/fiche scanner that is also networked to one of the 5 other computers and a printer for scanning copies from film and/or fiche. &nbsp;Cost for using the Scanner is $1.00 per hour along w/cost of any prints.
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:*In the main library, we also have a 'retired' Canon 90 scanner that many patrons prefer to use as a film and/or fiche reader along one microfilm reader and microfiche reader.
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:*The computers are networked to two printers for printing out items from the internet that you might require for your research. &nbsp;The cost for prints is &nbsp;$0.10 each.
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:*We have a dark film-reading room w/access to 4 microfilm readers and one microfiche reader.
  
 
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=== Resources in the Local Area<br> ===
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=== Resources in the Local Area<br> ===
  
 
''(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.)''  
 
''(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.)''  

Revision as of 06:47, 10 May 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: 865.693.8252

E-mail:  tn_knoxville@ldsmail.net

Open Hours:  

  • Tuesday: 10a.m.–4p.m.; 6p.m.–8p.m.
  • Wednesday: 11a.m–2p.m.; 6p.m.–8p.m.
  • Thursday: 10a.m.–4p.m
  • Saturday: By appointment only.


Holiday Schedule:

We are closed the following holidays:  4 July 2013; Thanksgiving Week:  We're open only Tuesday, 26 November 2013: 10a.m.–4p.m.; 6p.m.–8p.m.  We're closed the rest of the week.  We reopen on a regular schedule on Tuesday, 3 December 2013. Have a happy Thanksgiving!

December 2013:  We will be open for the first 2 weeks of December.  We close for the rest of the 2013 year after our hours Thursday, 12 December 2013.  If you would like to have a special appointment after that point in time, please email us, and we will get back to you to make arrangements with you.  See you Tuesday, 7 January 2014!  


Calendar and Events

Upcoming Events

Class Schedule

Staff Training Meetings:

First Thursday of each month at 7p.m.


Center Resources

Collections

  • Family History Library Catalog: This center has the ability to order any of the films and fiche available through the Family History Library Catalog.
  • (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.)

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

  • The center has six computers and also wi-fi connection ability for those bringing in their lap-tops. One of the computers serves as the Server/Admin computer for running the FHC.  The other 5 computers are open for public research usage. 
  • We have a Canon 300II microfilm/fiche scanner that is also networked to one of the 5 other computers and a printer for scanning copies from film and/or fiche.  Cost for using the Scanner is $1.00 per hour along w/cost of any prints.
  • In the main library, we also have a 'retired' Canon 90 scanner that many patrons prefer to use as a film and/or fiche reader along one microfilm reader and microfiche reader.
  • The computers are networked to two printers for printing out items from the internet that you might require for your research.  The cost for prints is  $0.10 each.
  • We have a dark film-reading room w/access to 4 microfilm readers and one microfiche reader.

Center Services

Staff Research Specialties

(Include sections for any other services your center provides. Add additional sections for those services. See the Mesa and Logan FHC pages for examples.)


Resources in the Local Area

(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.)


Links

(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.)


Volunteer at the Center

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