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==== '''Center Contacts and Hours''' ====
  
=== Center Contacts and Hours  ===
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'''Location &amp;&nbsp;Map:'''
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*'''Address:''' 2112 Sunset Avenue, Madera, California
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*Family History Center entrance is at the northeast door. Ring bell located on the brick wall to the left of the doors for entrance to the center. &nbsp;
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*[http://maps.google.com/maps?q=2112+sunset+avenue,+madera,+ca&hl=en&sll=37.269174,-119.306607&sspn=10.311269,11.074219&hnear=2112+Sunset+Ave,+Madera,+California+93637&t=m&z=16 Map to Madera California Family History Center]
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'''Phone: '''559-661-7700 (Call during Family History Center open hours for assistance.)
  
'''Location &amp;&nbsp;Map:'''  
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*'''Daytime: '''Tuesdays and Wednesday 10am-1pm
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*'''Evening: '''Tuesday and Wednesday 7-8:30pm (Call between those hours, before coming in, to verify that a consultant has opened the center.)
  
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'''Holiday Schedule:&nbsp;'''Closed on major holidays.
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'''Appointments: '''Call to make an appointment for a more convenient time, if necessary.&nbsp;
  
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==== Upcoming Events  ====
 
==== Upcoming Events  ====
  
==== Class Schedule ====
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'''Class Schedule:'''&nbsp;FamilySearch training course, every Sunday, 12:15pm-1pm, Family History Center.
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'''Staff Training Meetings: '''4th Sunday 7pm
  
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'''Family Tree Training:&nbsp;'''&nbsp; 3rd Tuesday night at 7pm and 3rd Tuesday morning at 11am.
  
 
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==== Collections  ====
 
==== Collections  ====
  
:*[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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:*[https://www.familysearch.org/#form=catalog '''Family History Library Catalog:'''] This center has the ability to receive any of the films and fiche available through the Family History Library Catalog.<br>
:*''(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  ====
 
==== 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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:*[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; including:&nbsp;
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:*http://find.galegroup.com/bncn/
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:*http://www.newspaperarchive.com
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:*http://alexanderstreet.com/
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:*http://asp6new.alexanderstreet.com/cwdb/
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:*http://solomon.cwld.alexanderstreet.com/
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:*http://cpho.alexanderstreet.com/
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:*http://www.ancestry.com/
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:*http://www.arkivdigital.net
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:*http://www.findmypast.co.uk/
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:*http://www.fold3.com/
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:*http://www.thegenealogist.co.uk
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:*http://www.heritagequestonline.com/
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:*http://www.proquest.historicmapworks.com/
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:*http://www.origins.net/
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:*http://www.genealogytoday.com/
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:*https://www.worldvitalrecords.com/
  
 
==== Hardware and Equipment  ====
 
==== Hardware and Equipment  ====
  
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:*Computers, Microfilm reader, Printer, Scanner, Photo-copier
  
 
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=== Center Services  ===
 
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*Training available for: "FamilySearch Family Tree",&nbsp;"RootsMagic6",&nbsp;"Using Family Search to find records", "FamilySearch Indexing and Arbitrating", and PAF.
  
''(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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=== Resources in the Local Area<br>  ===
 
=== 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.)''
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[https://maps.google.com/maps?q=Madera+County+Historical+Society&hl=en&ll=36.960591,-120.059967&spn=0.010116,0.010815&cid=288504999698058263&gl=US&t=m&z=16&iwloc=A Madera County Historical Society]
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[http://www.maderacountylibrary.org/node/59 Madera County Library]
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=== Links  ===
 
=== Links  ===
  
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[https://familysearch.org/ Family Search]
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[https://familysearch.org/learn/wiki/en/Introduction_to_LDS_Family_History_Centers Family Search Centers]
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[http://www.lds.org/?lang=eng The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints]
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[http://lib.byu.edu/sites/familyhistory/ BYU Family History Library]
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=== Volunteer at the Center ===
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=== Volunteer at the Center<br> ===
 
 
''(Include information here about the volunteers you are looking for.)''
 

Revision as of 04:42, 19 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:

  • Address: 2112 Sunset Avenue, Madera, California
  • Family History Center entrance is at the northeast door. Ring bell located on the brick wall to the left of the doors for entrance to the center.  
  • Map to Madera California Family History Center

Phone: 559-661-7700 (Call during Family History Center open hours for assistance.)

Open Hours:

  • Daytime: Tuesdays and Wednesday 10am-1pm
  • Evening: Tuesday and Wednesday 7-8:30pm (Call between those hours, before coming in, to verify that a consultant has opened the center.)

Holiday Schedule: Closed on major holidays.

Appointments: Call to make an appointment for a more convenient time, if necessary. 

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Calendar and Events

Upcoming Events

Class Schedule: FamilySearch training course, every Sunday, 12:15pm-1pm, Family History Center.

Staff Training Meetings: 4th Sunday 7pm

Family Tree Training:   3rd Tuesday night at 7pm and 3rd Tuesday morning at 11am.


Center Resources

Collections

Databases and Software

Hardware and Equipment

  • Computers, Microfilm reader, Printer, Scanner, Photo-copier

Center Services

  • Training available for: "FamilySearch Family Tree", "RootsMagic6", "Using Family Search to find records", "FamilySearch Indexing and Arbitrating", and PAF.



Resources in the Local Area

Madera County Historical Society

Madera County Library





Links

Family Search

Family Search Centers

The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints

BYU Family History Library





Volunteer at the Center