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The catalog uses the following types of abbreviations in catalog entries:<br><br>
  
•    Locations
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Locations
  
•    Collections
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Collections
  
•    Shelves
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Shelves
  
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== Locations ==
 
== Locations ==
  
 
{|
 
{|
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'''Abbreviation'''
 
'''Abbreviation'''
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'''Location'''
 
'''Location'''
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|-
 
|-
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FHL
 
FHL
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Family History Library (Salt Lake City, Utah)
 
Family History Library (Salt Lake City, Utah)
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|-
 
|-
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JSMB
 
JSMB
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Joseph Smith Memorial Building (Salt Lake City, Utah)
 
Joseph Smith Memorial Building (Salt Lake City, Utah)
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|-
 
|-
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VAULT
 
VAULT
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 +
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Granite Mountain Records Vault (Utah)
 
Granite Mountain Records Vault (Utah)
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|}
 
|}
  
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== Collections ==
 
== Collections ==
  
 
{|
 
{|
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|-
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'''Abbreviation'''
 
'''Abbreviation'''
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'''Collection'''
 
'''Collection'''
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|-
 
|-
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ARC
 
ARC
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 +
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Automated Resource Center (no longer used, see CD-ROM below)
 
Automated Resource Center (no longer used, see CD-ROM below)
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|-
 
|-
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BRITISH
 
BRITISH
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British (Family History Library, B2)
 
British (Family History Library, B2)
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|-
 
|-
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ES
 
ES
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 +
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Extra Surveillance
 
Extra Surveillance
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|-
 
|-
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FHD
 
FHD
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 +
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Family History Department
 
Family History Department
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|-
 
|-
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INTL
 
INTL
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 +
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International (Family History Library, B1)
 
International (Family History Library, B1)
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|-
 
|-
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RESTRICT
 
RESTRICT
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Restricted (Family History Library, Access Services Window)
 
Restricted (Family History Library, Access Services Window)
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|-
 
|-
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SPECIAL
 
SPECIAL
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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)
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|-
 
|-
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TEMPLE
 
TEMPLE
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Temple Services
 
Temple Services
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|-
 
|-
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US/CAN
 
US/CAN
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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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== Shelves ==
 
== Shelves ==
  
 
{|
 
{|
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'''Abbreviation'''
 
'''Abbreviation'''
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'''Shelf'''
 
'''Shelf'''
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|-
 
|-
| Access Window <br />
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| Access Window <br>
| Access Services Window<br /><br />
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| Access Services Window<br><br>
 
|-
 
|-
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Atlas Stand
 
Atlas Stand
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 +
|  
 
Atlas Stand
 
Atlas Stand
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|-
 
|-
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|  
 
Audio
 
Audio
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 +
|  
 
Audio
 
Audio
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|-
 
|-
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|  
 
Book
 
Book
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 +
|  
 
Book
 
Book
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|-
 
|-
| CD-ROM<br /><br />
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| CD-ROM<br><br>
| CD-ROM<br />
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| CD-ROM<br>
 
|-
 
|-
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|  
 
Census Area
 
Census Area
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 +
|  
 
Census Area
 
Census Area
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|-
 
|-
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Civil Reg
 
Civil Reg
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Civil Registration Fiche
 
Civil Registration Fiche
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|-
 
|-
|
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|  
 
Compact Disc
 
Compact Disc
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 +
|  
 
Compact Disc
 
Compact Disc
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|-
 
|-
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Directories
 
Directories
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 +
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Directories Storage
 
Directories Storage
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|-
 
|-
| Fam Hist Book <br />
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| Fam Hist Book <br>
| Family History Book<br /><br />
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| Family History Book<br><br>
 
|-
 
|-
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Fiche
 
Fiche
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 +
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Fiche
 
Fiche
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|-
 
|-
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|  
 
Film
 
Film
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|  
 
Film
 
Film
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|-
 
|-
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Floppy Disc
 
Floppy Disc
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Floppy Disc (no longer used)<br />
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 +
Floppy Disc (no longer used)<br>
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|-
 
|-
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Folio Storage
 
Folio Storage
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Folio Storage
 
Folio Storage
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|-
 
|-
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Large Q Book
 
Large Q Book
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Large Q Book
 
Large Q Book
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|-
 
|-
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Large Q Ref
 
Large Q Ref
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Large Q Reference
 
Large Q Reference
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|-
 
|-
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Lg Ref 2nd
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Lg Q Ref 2nd
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Large Q Reference, 2nd Floor
 
Large Q Reference, 2nd Floor
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|-
 
|-
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Lg Q Ref Main
 
Lg Q Ref Main
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Large Q Reference, Main Floor
 
Large Q Reference, Main Floor
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|-
 
|-
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Lib Att Win
 
Lib Att Win
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Library Attendants' Window (now Access Services)<br />
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|  
 +
Library Attendants' Window (now Access Services)<br>
 +
 
 
|-
 
|-
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|  
 
Map Case
 
Map Case
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 +
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Map Case
 
Map Case
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|-
 
|-
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|  
 
Map File
 
Map File
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 +
|  
 
Map File
 
Map File
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|-
 
|-
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Pedigree File
 
Pedigree File
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Pedigree Chart File
 
Pedigree Chart File
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|-
 
|-
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Q Storage
 
Q Storage
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Q Book Storage
 
Q Book Storage
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|-
 
|-
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Reference
 
Reference
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Reference
 
Reference
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|-
 
|-
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|  
 
Ref 2nd
 
Ref 2nd
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Reference, 2nd Floor
 
Reference, 2nd Floor
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|-
 
|-
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Ref Main
 
Ref Main
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 +
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Reference, Main Floor
 
Reference, Main Floor
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|-
 
|-
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|  
 
Reg Table
 
Reg Table
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Register Table
 
Register Table
 +
 
|-
 
|-
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|  
 
Book Storage
 
Book Storage
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 +
|  
 
Regular Book Storage
 
Regular Book Storage
 +
 
|-
 
|-
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|  
 
Telephone Bks
 
Telephone Bks
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 +
|  
 
Telephone Books
 
Telephone Books
 +
 
|-
 
|-
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|  
 
Video
 
Video
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 +
|  
 
Video
 
Video
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|-
 
|-
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Vertical File
 
Vertical File
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 +
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Vertical File
 
Vertical File
 +
 
|-
 
|-
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X Large Folio
 
X Large Folio
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X Large Folio
 
X Large Folio
 +
 
|-
 
|-
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XL F Ref
 
XL F Ref
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 +
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X Large Folio Reference
 
X Large Folio Reference
 +
 
|-
 
|-
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XL F Ref 2nd
 
XL F Ref 2nd
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 +
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X Large Folio Reference, 2nd Floor
 
X Large Folio Reference, 2nd Floor
 +
 
|-
 
|-
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XL F Ref Main
 
XL F Ref Main
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 +
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X Large Folio Reference, Main Floor
 
X Large Folio Reference, Main Floor
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[[Category:Family History Library Catalog]]

Revision as of 16:39, 17 December 2007

The 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