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:*[http://maps.google.com/maps?q=480+West+500+North,+Vernal,+Utah+84078&hl=en&ll=40.462915,-109.537897&spn=0.022039,0.039697&sll=37.0625,-95.677068&sspn=46.677964,81.298828&vpsrc=6&hnear=480+W+500+N,+Vernal,+Utah+84078&t=m&z=15 Location on Map]  
 
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:*480 West 500 North    Vernal, Utah 84078 United States
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'''Phone:''' 435-789-3618  
 
'''Phone:''' 435-789-3618  
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'''E-mail:'''[mailto:UT_Vernal@ldsmail.net UT_Vernal@ldsmail.net]  
 
'''E-mail:'''[mailto:UT_Vernal@ldsmail.net UT_Vernal@ldsmail.net]  
  
'''FHC Director:''' Larry T. Wilcken -  435-789-3618 Assistant Directors: Jean Wilcken, Pat Burdick, Pam & Cliff Whitmire, Ana Batty, Dale and Joan Hatch.  
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''TFHC - center:''' Dale Hatch - 435-789-3618; center staff: Joan Hatch, Clif & Pam Whitmire, Ana Batty, Alex Seitz, Vance & Connie Christensen and Floyd & Joan Collett.  
  
 
'''Open Hours:'''  
 
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:*'''Friday through Sunday open by appointment only.'''
  
'''Holiday Schedule:'''  
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'''Holiday Schedule:''' We are closed at the same time as the temple closes 2 weeks biannually for cleaning.
          We are closed at the same time as the temple closes 2 weeks biannually for cleaning.
 
  
 
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=== Calendar and Events  ===
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=== [[Calendar]] and Events  ===
  
= '''www.vernalfhc.org''' =
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======  '''We sponsor a Lecture Series each month on the third Friday at 7pm. It is held at the Ashley Stake Center next to the Vernal Temple. If you would like a copy of our monthly newsletter and schedule of classes being taught each month call (435-789-3618) and leave us your e-mail address or drop in and pick one up.''' ======
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Please call and register for classes @ 435-789-3618 (We would like to know the number attending so handouts can be prepared, if appropriate.)
  
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====  Staff Training Meetings  ====
  
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These are held at the beginning of the 10:00, 1:00 and 5:00 O'clock shifts.&nbsp;  
 
 
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==== <br>Please call and register for classes @ 435-789-3618<br>(We would like to know the number attending so handouts can be prepared)<br>  ====
 
 
 
==== Staff Training Meetings  ====
 
 
 
These are held at the begining of the 10:00, 1:00 and 5:00 O'clock shifts.&nbsp;  
 
  
 
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==== Collections  ====
 
==== Collections  ====
  
:*[https://www.familysearch.org/#form=catalog '''FamilySearch Catalog:'''] This center has the ability to order any of the films and fiche available through the FamilySearch Catalog.
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:*''(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.)''
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:*We have a nice selection of hundreds of genealogical books and family histories available for use at the Center.
  
 
==== Databases and Software  ====
 
==== 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. ''(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  ====
  
:*''We have a class room with 8 computers.&nbsp; We have a Kodak Photo Scanner that is state of the art.&nbsp; We have microfilm readers.&nbsp; We have a quiet room for patrons who prefer a quiet ambience to do research.&nbsp; We have 12 computers in a bay that has extensive genealogical software to help with research.&nbsp; ''
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:*We have a class room with 8 computers.&nbsp; We have a Kodak Photo Scanner that is state of the art.&nbsp; We have microfilm readers.&nbsp; We have a quiet room for patrons who prefer a quiet ambience to do research.&nbsp; We have 12 computers in a bay that has extensive genealogical software to help with research.&nbsp;  
  
 
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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 [[Bountiful Utah Heights Family History Center|Bountiful]] and [[Chattanooga Tennessee Family History Center|Chattanooga]] FHC pages for examples.)''
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Most of our staff members are ward temple and family history consultants. If your are a ward temple and family history consultant, please come in for training and volunteer to serve at the Center for a 3-4 hour shift each week or when you can.  
  
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We have staff members who are experienced in Spanish, Irish, Scottish, Dutch and British research.
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Nine staff members of the Vernal Family History Center have completed the certification to help answer e-mails sent to FamilySearch.org by patrons around the world who are researching their ancestors. This course was offered by the Global Training Delivery Department of the Church.
 
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=== Resources in the Local Area<br>  ===
 
=== Resources in the Local Area<br>  ===
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The [https://uintahlibrary.org/regional-history-center/ Regional History Center] is located in Vernal, Utah at 152 East 100 North, first floor (northeast corner of building). '''Hours:''' Monday thru Friday 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. or by appointment.
  
''(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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[https://FamilySearch.org FamilySearch.org]
''(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.)''
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*[https://www.familysearch.org/ask/learningViewer/734 '''FamilySearch Research Wiki: What It Can Do For You!''']: A comprehensive video presentation explaining the Wiki, navigating it, and some especially useful pages. Case studies demonstrate using the Wiki for genealogical research. Editing and adding articles to the Wiki are covered.
 
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{{Click|File:OGR's by location2.png|Online Genealogy Records by Location|200px}}<br>
 
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=== Volunteer at the Center  ===
 
=== Volunteer at the Center  ===
  
''We like the marines, can alwas use a few good men or women.&nbsp; We have a staff of 80+ who are in a state of flux.&nbsp; We welcome anyone who would like to serve in our center to come in an fill out a information sheet that tells of your ''skills and time availability.&nbsp; We will match your skills and availability with our needs.&nbsp;
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We like the marines, can always use a few good men or women.&nbsp; We have a staff of 70+ and welcome anyone who would like to serve in our center to come in and fill out a volunteer information sheet that tells of your skills and time availability.&nbsp; We will match your skills and availability with our needs.&nbsp;

Latest revision as of 19:06, 29 November 2017

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Center Contacts and Hours

Location Map:

Phone: 435-789-3618

E-mail:UT_Vernal@ldsmail.net

TFHC - center:' Dale Hatch - 435-789-3618; center staff: Joan Hatch, Clif & Pam Whitmire, Ana Batty, Alex Seitz, Vance & Connie Christensen and Floyd & Joan Collett.

Open Hours:

  • Monday:    10 am. - 5 pm.
  • Tuesday    10 am. - 8:30 pm.
  • Wednesday 10 am - 8:30 pm
  • Thursday   10 am - 8:30 pm
  • Friday through Sunday open by appointment only.

Holiday Schedule: We are closed at the same time as the temple closes 2 weeks biannually for cleaning.

  • We occasionally close unexpectedly because of inclement weather or illness.
  • Please call for information about unexpected alterations to our normal operation hours.

Calendar and Events

We sponsor a Lecture Series each month on the third Friday at 7pm. It is held at the Ashley Stake Center next to the Vernal Temple. If you would like a copy of our monthly newsletter and schedule of classes being taught each month call (435-789-3618) and leave us your e-mail address or drop in and pick one up.

Please call and register for classes @ 435-789-3618 (We would like to know the number attending so handouts can be prepared, if appropriate.)

Staff Training Meetings

These are held at the beginning of the 10:00, 1:00 and 5:00 O'clock shifts. 


Center Resources

Collections

  • We have a nice selection of hundreds of genealogical books and family histories available for use at the Center.

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

  • We have a class room with 8 computers.  We have a Kodak Photo Scanner that is state of the art.  We have microfilm readers.  We have a quiet room for patrons who prefer a quiet ambience to do research.  We have 12 computers in a bay that has extensive genealogical software to help with research. 

Center Services

Staff Research Specialties

Most of our staff members are ward temple and family history consultants. If your are a ward temple and family history consultant, please come in for training and volunteer to serve at the Center for a 3-4 hour shift each week or when you can.

We have staff members who are experienced in Spanish, Irish, Scottish, Dutch and British research.

Nine staff members of the Vernal Family History Center have completed the certification to help answer e-mails sent to FamilySearch.org by patrons around the world who are researching their ancestors. This course was offered by the Global Training Delivery Department of the Church.


Resources in the Local Area

The Regional History Center is located in Vernal, Utah at 152 East 100 North, first floor (northeast corner of building). Hours: Monday thru Friday 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. or by appointment.



Links

FamilySearch.org

  • FamilySearch Research Wiki: What It Can Do For You!: A comprehensive video presentation explaining the Wiki, navigating it, and some especially useful pages. Case studies demonstrate using the Wiki for genealogical research. Editing and adding articles to the Wiki are covered.

OGR's by location2.png


Volunteer at the Center

We like the marines, can always use a few good men or women.  We have a staff of 70+ and welcome anyone who would like to serve in our center to come in and fill out a volunteer information sheet that tells of your skills and time availability.  We will match your skills and availability with our needs.