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The Family History Library Catalog is an online catalog showing descriptions and call numbers for the records in the collection of the Family History Library in Salt Lake City, Utah. Call numbers include films, fiche and books. There are eight ways to search for the information within the catalog. These searches are listed below.
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[[Image:FHL Catalog.jpg|thumb]]The Family History Library Catalog is [https://www.familysearch.org/#form=catalog online at FamilySearch] showing descriptions and call numbers for the records in the collection of the Family History Library in Salt Lake City, Utah. Call numbers include films, fiche and books. There are eight ways to search for the information within the catalog. These searches are listed below.  
  
* [[Family History Library Catalog Place Search|Place Search]] - Look for records by typing the name of a place.
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*[[Family History Library Catalog Place Search|Place Search]] - Look for a record by the name of a place where an ancestor lived.  
* [[Family History Library Catalog Surname Search|Surname Search]] - Find family histories by typing a particular name.
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*[[Family History Library Catalog Surname Search|Surname Search]] - Find family histories (and more) by a particular family name.  
* [[Family History Library Catalog Keyword Search|Keyword Search]] - Find records that match the keywords you typed.
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*[[Family History Library Catalog Keyword Search|Keyword Search]] - Get a record using any words or phrases in significant parts of its catalog entry.  
* [[Family History Library Catalog Title Search|Title Search]] - Locate a record by typing the title.
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*[[Family History Library Catalog Title Search|Title Search]] - Retrieve a record by its title.  
* [[Family History Library Catalog Film or Fiche Search|Film/Fiche Search]] - Find a record by typing the film or fiche number.
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*[[Family History Library Catalog Film or Fiche Search|Film/Fiche Search]] - Uncover a record by the Library's microfilm or microfiche number.  
* [[Family History Library Catalog Author Search|Author Search]] - Locate a record by typing the name of an author.
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*[[Family History Library Catalog Author Search|Author Search]] - Identify a record by the name its author (individual or corporate).  
* [[Family History Library Catalog Subject Search|Subject Search]] - Find records matching the subject you typed.
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*[[Family History Library Catalog Subject Search|Subject Search]] - Discover records by their topic.  
* [[Family History Library Catalog Call Number Search|Call Number Search]] - Find the record for a book by typing the exact book number.
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*[[Family History Library Catalog Call Number Search|Call Number Search]] - Learn about an item by the Library's exact book, compact disk, or pedigree call number.
  
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== See also  ==
  
== See also<br> ==
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[[Abbreviations in the Family History Library Catalog|Abbreviations in the Family History Library Catalog]]
  
[[Abbreviations in the Family History Library Catalog]]<br>
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[[Deciphering Family History Library Catalog Entries|Deciphering Family History Library Catalog Entries]]  
  
[[Deciphering Family History Library Catalog Entries]]<br>
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[[Introduction to the Family History Library Catalog|Introduction to the Family History Library Catalog]]  
  
[[Introduction to the Family History Library Catalog]]<br>
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Latest revision as of 19:22, 13 May 2011

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The Family History Library Catalog is online at FamilySearch showing descriptions and call numbers for the records in the collection of the Family History Library in Salt Lake City, Utah. Call numbers include films, fiche and books. There are eight ways to search for the information within the catalog. These searches are listed below.
  • Place Search - Look for a record by the name of a place where an ancestor lived.
  • Surname Search - Find family histories (and more) by a particular family name.
  • Keyword Search - Get a record using any words or phrases in significant parts of its catalog entry.
  • Title Search - Retrieve a record by its title.
  • Film/Fiche Search - Uncover a record by the Library's microfilm or microfiche number.
  • Author Search - Identify a record by the name its author (individual or corporate).
  • Subject Search - Discover records by their topic.
  • Call Number Search - Learn about an item by the Library's exact book, compact disk, or pedigree call number.

See also

Abbreviations in the Family History Library Catalog

Deciphering Family History Library Catalog Entries

Introduction to the Family History Library Catalog


 

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