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Our&nbsp;Family History Center serves patrons in the&nbsp;three stake area of Cherry Hill, Lakeview and Sunset Heights.&nbsp; The location is&nbsp;ajucent to Utah Valley University and across from Krispy Kreme Donuts.&nbsp; The staff pride themselves&nbsp;on&nbsp;ONE-ON-ONE help.&nbsp; Staff&nbsp;have,&nbsp;or are currently&nbsp;serving as consultants with&nbsp;BYU's Regional Center, the&nbsp;Regional Family History Training Center, Family History Library and&nbsp;FamilySearch Support.  
  
 
=== Center Contacts and Hours  ===
 
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'''Location &amp;&nbsp;Map:'''  
 
'''Location &amp;&nbsp;Map:'''  
  
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*'''Address:''' '''1260 South 400 West, Orem, Utah&nbsp;'''''(White chapel across the street from Krispy Kreme.)&nbsp;&nbsp;''  
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*Ring bell to&nbsp;gain access.&nbsp;&nbsp;Get a parking pass from center for use before 3 pm.
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*[https://maps.google.com/maps?q=1260+South+400+West,+Orem,+Utah&hl=en&ll=40.274025,-111.704607&spn=0.028519,0.038795&sll=47.272986,-120.882277&sspn=6.492969,9.931641&hnear=1260+S+400+W,+Orem,+Utah+84058&t=m&z=15 Location on Map]
  
'''Phone:'''  
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'''E-mail:''' [mailto:ut_oremsunsetheights@ldsmail.net ut_oremsunsetheights@ldsmail.net]<br>
  
'''E-mail:''' <br>
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'''Open Hours:'''
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*'''Monday - Friday 10 am to 4 pm,'''
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*'''Tuesday &amp; Wednesday: 6:30 pm to 9 pm.'''
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*'''Saturday 10 am to 1 pm'''  
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*(Call after 8pm.&nbsp;If no patrons&nbsp;are at center Staff may close the center.)
  
'''Open Hours:'''  
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'''Group Reservation:'''&nbsp;E-mail or Contact the Director, Marilyn Thomsen 801-787-8086&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;
  
 
'''Holiday Schedule:'''  
 
'''Holiday Schedule:'''  
  
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• Closed Thanksgiving - Wednesday November 21, Thursday 22, Friday 23, &amp; Saturday 24<br>• Closed Christmas and New Years - Thursday December 20 thru Tuesday January 1, 2013<br>• Closed Martin Luther King Day - Monday January 21, 2013 <br>• Closed General Conference – Saturday April 6. 2013 <br>• Closed Memorial - Monday May 27, 2013 <br>• Closed Independence Day - Thursday July 4, 2013 <br>• Closed Pioneer Day - Wed. July 24, 2013<br>• Closed Labor Day - Monday September 2, 2013 <br>• Closed General Conference – Saturday, October 6, 2013<br>
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=== Calendar and Events&nbsp;  ===
  
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==== Upcoming Classes: &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp;  ====
  
=== Calendar and Events ===
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==== November Classes&nbsp; ====
  
==== Upcoming Events  ====
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''All classes taught at Sunset Heights FHC. ''<br> <br>'''Irfanview Practice Lab''' – Tuesday, November 6, 2012: 11:30 - 1 pm and 7 pm to 8:30 pm<br> <br>'''Intermediate Level Class''' - Helpers available. Practice bringing pictures into Irfanview. BRING 5 TO SCAN AND 5 IMAGES ON A FLASH DRIVE. Practice Basic editing; Practice more complex editing, and borders; Make a contact sheet, a slide show, etc. Teacher: L. Sorensen<br> <br>'''Ward Consultant Training:''' Thursday, November 8th – 7-8:30 pm. Consultants Only<br><br>'''One-on-One Instruction on Family Tree Basics:''' November 12th thru 16th - all shifts<br> <br>Learn accessing and navigating on Family Tree; how to add and correct information, how to prepare names for the temple and how to easily attach sources to your records. <br>Beginning Class - Taught by staff members<br> <br>
  
==== Class Schedule  ====
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==== Future Class Schedule: see Blog [htttp://sunsetheightsfhc.wordpress.com http://sunsetheightsfhc.wordpress.com]/ ====
  
==== Staff Training Meetings  ====
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==== Staff Training Meetings:&nbsp;Second&nbsp;Tuesday&nbsp;evening&nbsp;each month at 7 pm. ====
  
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=== Center Resources  ===
 
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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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:*[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.&nbsp;
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:*'''Record managment programs''': Legacy, Rootsmagic, Ancestral Quest, Family Tree Maker, PAF, FamilyInsight
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:*Pedigree Resource File discs 1-145
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:*Microfilms and microfiche&nbsp;
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:*Scanner and Photoshop software
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:*Map My family Tree, PAF Companion
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:*AniMap Software.  
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:*Nauvoo Database
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:*Mormon Immigration Vital Record Database
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:*Books to assist research such as: ''Sources, Red Book, Philmont Parish Register,''
  
 
==== Hardware and Equipment  ====
 
==== Hardware and Equipment  ====
  
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*''Microfilm and microfiche reader''
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*''12 computers with access to familysearch.org portal''
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*''Wireless internet access with plugs and room for tables and access for up to 30 laptops''
  
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=== Center Services  ===
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==== Staff Research Specialties  ====
 
==== Staff Research Specialties  ====
  
''(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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''Powerpoint presentations for Boy Scout Merit Badge''
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''Classes for Young Women, Merry Miss Groups''
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''FamilySearch Support Specialists''
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''Research Help:''
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*''Czech''
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*''Denmark''
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*''LDS Research''
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*''U. S. New England, Mid South, Southern''
  
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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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=== Links  ===
 
=== Links  ===
  
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=== Volunteer at the Center  ===
 
=== Volunteer at the Center  ===
  
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Revision as of 19:07, 26 October 2012

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


Our Family History Center serves patrons in the three stake area of Cherry Hill, Lakeview and Sunset Heights.  The location is ajucent to Utah Valley University and across from Krispy Kreme Donuts.  The staff pride themselves on ONE-ON-ONE help.  Staff have, or are currently serving as consultants with BYU's Regional Center, the Regional Family History Training Center, Family History Library and FamilySearch Support.

Center Contacts and Hours

Location & Map:

  • Address: 1260 South 400 West, Orem, Utah (White chapel across the street from Krispy Kreme.)  
  • Ring bell to gain access.  Get a parking pass from center for use before 3 pm.
  • Location on Map

E-mail: ut_oremsunsetheights@ldsmail.net

Open Hours:

  • Monday - Friday 10 am to 4 pm,
  • Tuesday & Wednesday: 6:30 pm to 9 pm.
  • Saturday 10 am to 1 pm
  • (Call after 8pm. If no patrons are at center Staff may close the center.)

Group Reservation: E-mail or Contact the Director, Marilyn Thomsen 801-787-8086                  

Holiday Schedule:

• Closed Thanksgiving - Wednesday November 21, Thursday 22, Friday 23, & Saturday 24
• Closed Christmas and New Years - Thursday December 20 thru Tuesday January 1, 2013
• Closed Martin Luther King Day - Monday January 21, 2013
• Closed General Conference – Saturday April 6. 2013
• Closed Memorial - Monday May 27, 2013
• Closed Independence Day - Thursday July 4, 2013
• Closed Pioneer Day - Wed. July 24, 2013
• Closed Labor Day - Monday September 2, 2013
• Closed General Conference – Saturday, October 6, 2013

Calendar and Events 

Upcoming Classes:      

November Classes 

All classes taught at Sunset Heights FHC.

Irfanview Practice Lab – Tuesday, November 6, 2012: 11:30 - 1 pm and 7 pm to 8:30 pm

Intermediate Level Class - Helpers available. Practice bringing pictures into Irfanview. BRING 5 TO SCAN AND 5 IMAGES ON A FLASH DRIVE. Practice Basic editing; Practice more complex editing, and borders; Make a contact sheet, a slide show, etc. Teacher: L. Sorensen

Ward Consultant Training: Thursday, November 8th – 7-8:30 pm. Consultants Only

One-on-One Instruction on Family Tree Basics: November 12th thru 16th - all shifts

Learn accessing and navigating on Family Tree; how to add and correct information, how to prepare names for the temple and how to easily attach sources to your records.
Beginning Class - Taught by staff members

Future Class Schedule: see Blog [htttp://sunsetheightsfhc.wordpress.com http://sunsetheightsfhc.wordpress.com]/

Staff Training Meetings: Second Tuesday evening each month at 7 pm.

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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. 
  • Record managment programs: Legacy, Rootsmagic, Ancestral Quest, Family Tree Maker, PAF, FamilyInsight
  • Pedigree Resource File discs 1-145
  • Microfilms and microfiche 
  • Scanner and Photoshop software
  • Map My family Tree, PAF Companion
  • AniMap Software.
  • Nauvoo Database
  • Mormon Immigration Vital Record Database
  • Books to assist research such as: Sources, Red Book, Philmont Parish Register,

Hardware and Equipment

  • Microfilm and microfiche reader
  • 12 computers with access to familysearch.org portal
  • Wireless internet access with plugs and room for tables and access for up to 30 laptops

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Center Services

Staff Research Specialties

Powerpoint presentations for Boy Scout Merit Badge

Classes for Young Women, Merry Miss Groups

FamilySearch Support Specialists

Research Help:

  • Czech
  • Denmark
  • England/British Isles
  • German
  • French
  • Italian
  • Japanese
  • Korean
  • Polish
  • Quebec
  • Romanian
  • Scotland
  • Spanish/Central America
  • Swedish
  • Switzerland
  • Wales
  • LDS Research
  • U. S. New England, Mid South, Southern



Resources in the Local Area

BYU Family History Regional Center, Orem Library, Utah Valley University. <fck:hr>

Links

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Volunteer at the Center

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