Abbreviations in the FamilySearch Catalog

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| Access Services Window<br><br>
 
| Access Services Window<br><br>
 
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| Atlas Stand
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| Atlas Stand  
 
| Atlas Stand
 
| Atlas Stand
 
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| Audio
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| Audio  
 
| Audio
 
| Audio
 
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| Book
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| Book  
 
| Book
 
| Book
 
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| CD-ROM<br>
 
| CD-ROM<br>
 
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| Census Area
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| Census Area  
 
| Census Area
 
| Census Area
 
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| Civil Reg
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| Civil Reg  
 
| Civil Registration Fiche
 
| Civil Registration Fiche
 
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| Compact Disc
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| Compact Disc  
 
| Compact Disc
 
| Compact Disc
 
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| Directories
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| Directories  
 
| Directories Storage
 
| Directories Storage
 
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| Family History Book<br><br>
 
| Family History Book<br><br>
 
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| Fiche
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| Fiche  
 
| Fiche
 
| Fiche
 
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| Film
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| Film  
 
| Film
 
| Film
 
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| Floppy Disc
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| Floppy Disc  
 
| Floppy Disc (no longer used)<br>
 
| Floppy Disc (no longer used)<br>
 
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| Folio Storage
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| Folio Storage  
 
| Folio Storage
 
| Folio Storage
 
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| Large Q Book
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| Large Q Book  
 
| Large Q Book
 
| Large Q Book
 
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| Large Q Ref
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| Large Q Ref  
 
| Large Q Reference
 
| Large Q Reference
 
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| Lg Q Ref 2nd
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| Lg Q Ref 2nd  
 
| Large Q Reference, 2nd Floor
 
| Large Q Reference, 2nd Floor
 
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| Lg Q Ref Main
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| Lg Q Ref Main  
 
| Large Q Reference, Main Floor
 
| Large Q Reference, Main Floor
 
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| Lib Att Win
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| Lib Att Win  
 
| Library Attendants' Window (now Access Services)<br>
 
| Library Attendants' Window (now Access Services)<br>
 
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| Map Case
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| Map Case  
 
| Map Case
 
| Map Case
 
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| Map File
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| Map File  
 
| Map File
 
| Map File
 
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| Pedigree File
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| Pedigree File  
 
| Pedigree Chart File
 
| Pedigree Chart File
 
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| Q Storage
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| Q Storage  
 
| Q Book Storage
 
| Q Book Storage
 
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| Reference
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| Reference  
 
| Reference
 
| Reference
 
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| Ref 2nd
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| Ref 2nd  
 
| Reference, 2nd Floor
 
| Reference, 2nd Floor
 
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| Ref Main
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| Ref Main  
 
| Reference, Main Floor
 
| Reference, Main Floor
 
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| Reg Table
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| Reg Table  
 
| Register Table
 
| Register Table
 
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| Book Storage
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| Book Storage  
 
| Regular Book Storage
 
| Regular Book Storage
 
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| Telephone Bks
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| Telephone Bks  
 
| Telephone Books
 
| Telephone Books
 
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| Video
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| Video  
 
| Video
 
| Video
 
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| Vertical File
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| Vertical File  
 
| Vertical File
 
| Vertical File
 
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| X Large Folio
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| X Large Folio  
 
| X Large Folio
 
| X Large Folio
 
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| XL F Ref
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| XL F Ref  
 
| X Large Folio Reference
 
| X Large Folio Reference
 
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| XL F Ref 2nd
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| XL F Ref 2nd  
 
| X Large Folio Reference, 2nd Floor
 
| X Large Folio Reference, 2nd Floor
 
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| XL F Ref Main
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| XL F Ref Main  
 
| X Large Folio Reference, Main Floor
 
| X Large Folio Reference, Main Floor
 
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Revision as of 18:24, 24 March 2009

The Family History Library Catalog uses the following types of abbreviations in catalog entries:

  • Locations
  • Collections
  • Shelves

Locations

Abbreviation Location
FHL Family History Library (Salt Lake City, Utah)
JSMB Joseph Smith Memorial Building (Salt Lake City, Utah)
VAULT Granite Mountain Records Vault (Utah)

Collections

Abbreviation Collection
ARC Automated Resource Center (no longer used, see CD-ROM below)
BRITISH British (Family History Library, B2)
ES Extra Surveillance
FHD Family History Department
INTL International (Family History Library, B1)
RESTRICT Restricted (Family History Library, Access Services Window)
SPECIAL Special Collections (Family History Library, B1 access services window for books; Special Collections room on B2 for films)
TEMPLE Temple Services
US/CAN United States and Canada (Family History Library, main floor and second floor)

Shelves

Abbreviation Shelf
Access Window
Access Services Window

Atlas Stand Atlas Stand
Audio Audio
Book Book
CD-ROM

CD-ROM
Census Area Census Area
Civil Reg Civil Registration Fiche
Compact Disc Compact Disc
Directories Directories Storage
Fam Hist Book
Family History Book

Fiche Fiche
Film Film
Floppy Disc Floppy Disc (no longer used)
Folio Storage Folio Storage
Large Q Book Large Q Book
Large Q Ref Large Q Reference
Lg Q Ref 2nd Large Q Reference, 2nd Floor
Lg Q Ref Main Large Q Reference, Main Floor
Lib Att Win Library Attendants' Window (now Access Services)
Map Case Map Case
Map File Map File
Pedigree File Pedigree Chart File
Q Storage Q Book Storage
Reference Reference
Ref 2nd Reference, 2nd Floor
Ref Main Reference, Main Floor
Reg Table Register Table
Book Storage Regular Book Storage
Telephone Bks Telephone Books
Video Video
Vertical File Vertical File
X Large Folio X Large Folio
XL F Ref X Large Folio Reference
XL F Ref 2nd X Large Folio Reference, 2nd Floor
XL F Ref Main X Large Folio Reference, Main Floor