Duncan British Columbia Family History Centre

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==== Databases and Software  ====
 
==== Databases and Software  ====
  
:*[http://fhc.familysearch.org/ '''FHC Portal:''']subscription websites, including the following and more:
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:*[http://fhc.familysearch.org/ '''FHC Portal:''']subscription websites, including the following and more:  
:*Ancestry.com<br>
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:*Ancestry.com<br>  
:*World Vital Records<br>
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:*World Vital Records<br>  
:*Find My Past (includes 1911 British Census)<br>
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:*Find My Past (includes 1911 British Census)<br>  
:*Access Newspaper Archives
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:*Access Newspaper Archives  
:*Fold3 (formerly Footnote)
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:*Fold3 (formerly Footnote)  
:*For details about these and the the others, go to:
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:*For details about these and the the others, go to:  
 
:*https://familysearch.org/help/viewdocument?documentId=106761&amp;sliceId=SAL_Public&amp;userQuery=portal+what+premium+websites+available
 
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:*Photocopier (not reliable! copies 15 cents - please bring correct change)
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Revision as of 05:10, 31 August 2012

FamilySearch This article describes the services and resources available at a Family History Centre, a branch facility of the Family History Library.


Everyone is welcome to use our services.

Contents

Centre Contacts and Hours

Location & Map:

  1. 1815 Tzouhalem Road (corner of Donnay Drive), Duncan, BC, Canada
  2. Enter through the doors closest to Donnay Drive, and the Family History Centre is immediately on your right.
  3. (Link to map using Google or other map sites)


Phone: 250 748-9618


E-mail:   Director   loriaches@yahoo.ca


Open Hours:

  • Tuesdays        10:00 - 2:00pm      We may close at 1:00 if no patrons are present.
  • Wednesdays   6:30 - 8:00pm
  • Thursdays       10:00 - 2:00pm We may close at 1:00 if no patrons are present.
  • We can also help you by appointment. Email or call.

Holiday Schedule:

Call to check on closures at Christmas and in the summer. Usually still open by appointment.



Calendar and Events

Upcoming Events

Class Schedule


Centre Resources

Collections

  • Family History Library Catalog: Online, you can order any of the films and fiche available through the Family History Library Catalog. They are sent to us and you can come in to view them on our readers. Ours is a smaller Centre, so we do not have film and fiche copy capability. Be sure to bring your digital camera because that works quite well.

Databases and Software

Hardware and Equipment

  • Computers with Internet
  • Bring your laptop and we can set you up on our wi-fi (you must use our computers for FHC Portal access)
  • Printer (copies 10 cents - please bring correct change)
  • Photocopier (not reliable! copies 15 cents - please bring correct change)
  • Microfilm and microfiche readers

Centre Services

Staff Research Specialties

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Resources in the Local Area

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Links

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Volunteer at the Centre

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