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The [[Introduction to the Family History Library Catalog|Family History Library Catalog]] uses the following types of abbreviations in catalog entries:
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The [[Introduction to the Family History Library Catalog|Family History Library Catalog]] uses the following types of abbreviations in catalog entries:  
* Locations
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* Collections
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== Locations ==
* Shelves
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==Locations==
 
 
{|
 
{|
 
|-
 
|-
| '''Abbreviation'''
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| '''Abbreviation'''  
 
| '''Location'''
 
| '''Location'''
 
|-
 
|-
| FHL
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| FHL  
 
| Family History Library (Salt Lake City, Utah)
 
| Family History Library (Salt Lake City, Utah)
 
|-
 
|-
| JSMB
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| JSMB  
 
| Joseph Smith Memorial Building (Salt Lake City, Utah)
 
| Joseph Smith Memorial Building (Salt Lake City, Utah)
 
|-
 
|-
| VAULT
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| VAULT  
 
| Granite Mountain Records Vault (Utah)
 
| Granite Mountain Records Vault (Utah)
 
|}
 
|}
  
== Collections ==
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== Collections ==
  
 
{|
 
{|
 
|-
 
|-
| '''Abbreviation'''
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| '''Abbreviation'''  
 
| '''Collection'''
 
| '''Collection'''
 
|-
 
|-
| ARC
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| ARC  
 
| Automated Resource Center (no longer used, see CD-ROM below)
 
| Automated Resource Center (no longer used, see CD-ROM below)
 
|-
 
|-
| BRITISH
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| BRITISH  
 
| British (Family History Library, B2)
 
| British (Family History Library, B2)
 
|-
 
|-
| ES
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| ES  
 
| Extra Surveillance
 
| Extra Surveillance
 
|-
 
|-
| FHD
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| FHD  
 
| Family History Department
 
| Family History Department
 
|-
 
|-
| INTL
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| INTL  
 
| International (Family History Library, B1)
 
| International (Family History Library, B1)
 
|-
 
|-
| RESTRICT
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| RESTRICT  
 
| Restricted (Family History Library, Access Services Window)
 
| Restricted (Family History Library, Access Services Window)
 
|-
 
|-
| SPECIAL
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| SPECIAL  
 
| Special Collections (Family History Library, B1 access services window for books; Special Collections room on B2 for films)
 
| Special Collections (Family History Library, B1 access services window for books; Special Collections room on B2 for films)
 
|-
 
|-
| TEMPLE
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| TEMPLE  
 
| Temple Services
 
| Temple Services
 
|-
 
|-
| US/CAN
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| US/CAN  
 
| United States and Canada (Family History Library, main floor and second floor)
 
| United States and Canada (Family History Library, main floor and second floor)
 
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| '''Shelf'''
 
| '''Shelf'''
 
|-
 
|-
| Access Window <br>
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| Access Window  
| Access Services Window<br><br>
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| Access Services Window
 
|-
 
|-
 
| Atlas Stand  
 
| Atlas Stand  
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| Book
 
| Book
 
|-
 
|-
| CD-ROM<br><br>
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| CD-ROM  
| CD-ROM<br>
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| CD-ROM
 
|-
 
|-
 
| Census Area  
 
| Census Area  
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| Directories Storage
 
| Directories Storage
 
|-
 
|-
| Fam Hist Book <br>
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| Fam Hist Book  
| Family History Book<br><br>
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| Family History Book
 
|-
 
|-
 
| Fiche  
 
| Fiche  
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|-
 
|-
 
| Floppy Disc  
 
| Floppy Disc  
| Floppy Disc (no longer used)<br>
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| Floppy Disc (no longer used)
 
|-
 
|-
 
| Folio Storage  
 
| Folio Storage  
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|-
 
|-
 
| Lib Att Win  
 
| Lib Att Win  
| Library Attendants' Window (now Access Services)<br>
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| Library Attendants' Window (now Access Services)
 
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|-
 
| Map Case  
 
| Map Case  
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| XL F Ref Main  
 
| XL F Ref Main  
 
| X Large Folio Reference, Main Floor
 
| X Large Folio Reference, Main Floor
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== Other  ==
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{|
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| width="120" | '''Abbreviation'''
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| '''Meaning'''
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| Stmnt.Resp.
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| Statement of Responsibility
 
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[[Category:Family_History_Library_Catalog|Family_History_Library_Catalog]]

Revision as of 18:37, 24 March 2009

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

Contents

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

Other

Abbreviation Meaning
Stmnt.Resp. Statement of Responsibility