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Following is a list of the "Library Class" branches of the LDS Church's FamilySearch library system, which includes the world-reknown [[Family History Library|Family History Library]]&nbsp;in Salt Lake City. These are Regional [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Family_History_Center_(LDS_Church) Family History Centers] and Large Multi-stake Family History Centers that are designated as "Library Class." They are not to be confused with the 4,000 plus smaller ward and stake FHCs.<ref>Allen, James B.; Jessie L. Embry; Kahlile B. Mehr. ''Hearts Turned to the Fathers: A History of the Genealogical Society of Utah''. Provo: BYU Studies, 1995.</ref> <br>  
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Following is a list of the "Library Class" branches of the LDS Church's FamilySearch library system, which includes the world-renowned [[Family History Library|Family History Library]]&nbsp;in Salt Lake City. These are called&nbsp;[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Family_History_Center_(LDS_Church) FamilySearch Libraries]&nbsp;(with the exception of the BYU Center, which is still considered a center but included because of its size).<br>  
  
 
"Library Class" is defined as having a larger facility and are generally complete with a dedicated internal computer server and a computer catalog or card catalog of their collection. These branch libraries have dedicated book collections in the thousands, microfilm &amp; microfliche in the tens of thousands, dozens of internet connected computers and microfilm &amp; microfliche readers and some digital scanners. All have dedicated servers with DSL, cable or T-1 internet access. In addition all have at least one multi-use classroom, and several research areas.<br>  
 
"Library Class" is defined as having a larger facility and are generally complete with a dedicated internal computer server and a computer catalog or card catalog of their collection. These branch libraries have dedicated book collections in the thousands, microfilm &amp; microfliche in the tens of thousands, dozens of internet connected computers and microfilm &amp; microfliche readers and some digital scanners. All have dedicated servers with DSL, cable or T-1 internet access. In addition all have at least one multi-use classroom, and several research areas.<br>  
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These branch libraries have a dedicated non-paid full-time director (usually a husband/wife team) and dozens of volunteer staff. In many cases non-LDS volunteers serve from the community. Local genealogy groups often support these library facilities.  
 
These branch libraries have a dedicated non-paid full-time director (usually a husband/wife team) and dozens of volunteer staff. In many cases non-LDS volunteers serve from the community. Local genealogy groups often support these library facilities.  
  
*[[BYU Family History Library]], part of the [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Harold_B._Lee_Library Harold B. Lee Library], at&nbsp;[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Brigham_Young_University Brigham Young University<span id="fck_dom_range_temp_1292555378919_474" />], in Provo, Utah. The BYU Family History Library was one of the original planned FHCs and is now independent of the FHC system.
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*[[BYU Family History Library|BYU Family History Center]], part of the [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Harold_B._Lee_Library Harold B. Lee Library], at&nbsp;[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Brigham_Young_University Brigham Young University<span id="fck_dom_range_temp_1292555378919_474" />], in Provo, Utah  
*[http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~idsrfhc/ Idaho Falls Regional Family History Center], Idaho Falls, Idaho  
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*[http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~idsrfhc/ Idaho Falls FamilySearch Library], Idaho Falls, Idaho  
*[http://www.lasvegasfhc.org/ Las Vegas Regional Family History Center], Las Vegas, Nevada  
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*[http://www.lasvegasfhc.org/ Las Vegas FamilySearch Library], Las Vegas, Nevada  
*[[Logan Utah Family History Center|Logan Utah&nbsp;Family History Center]], Logan, Utah  
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*[[Logan Utah Family History Center|Logan Utah&nbsp;FamilySearch Library]], Logan, Utah  
 
*[[London Family History Centre]], Hyde Park, London, England ([http://www.londonfhc.org/ website])  
 
*[[London Family History Centre]], Hyde Park, London, England ([http://www.londonfhc.org/ website])  
*[http://www.larfhc.org/ Los Angeles Family History Library], Los Angeles, California  
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*[http://www.larfhc.org/ Los Angeles FamilySearch Library], Los Angeles, California  
*[http://www.mesarfhc.org/ Mesa Arizona Regional Family History Center], Mesa, Arizona See also [[Mesa Family History Center]]  
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*[http://www.mesarfhc.org/ Mesa Arizona FamilySearch Library], Mesa, Arizona See also [[Mesa Family History Center]]  
*[http://www.oaklandfhc.org/ Oakland Regional Family History Center], Oakland, California  
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*[http://www.oaklandfhc.org/ Oakland FamilySearch Library], Oakland, California  
*[[Ogden Regional Family History Center|Ogden Utah&nbsp;Family History Center]], Ogden, Utah  
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*[[Ogden Regional Family History Center|Ogden Utah&nbsp;FamilySearch Library]], Ogden, Utah  
*[http://www.orangefhc.info/ Orange Regional Family History Center], Orange, California  
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*[http://ocfamilyhistory.org/ Orange FamilySearch Library] Orange, California  
*[http://prfhc.net/ Pocatello Regional Family History Center], Pocatello, Idaho  
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*[http://prfhc.net/ Pocatello FamilySearch Library], Pocatello, Idaho  
 
*[[Riverton FamilySearch Library]], Riverton Utah&nbsp;&nbsp;<ref>Family history centers in Salt Lake area will be consolidated, Shill, Aaron, Mormon Times, Deseret News Publishing Company, accessed June 7, 2010</ref>  
 
*[[Riverton FamilySearch Library]], Riverton Utah&nbsp;&nbsp;<ref>Family history centers in Salt Lake area will be consolidated, Shill, Aaron, Mormon Times, Deseret News Publishing Company, accessed June 7, 2010</ref>  
*[http://www.familyhistorycenter.info/ Sacramento Regional Family History Center], Sacramento, California&nbsp;&nbsp;  
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*[http://www.familyhistorycenter.info/ Sacramento FamilySearch Library], Sacramento, California&nbsp;&nbsp;  
*[http://www.familyhistorycenter.org/ St. George Regional Family History Training Center], St. George, UT.&nbsp;[http://wchsutah.org/people/stg-fhtc/BookCatalog.htm Click here.]&nbsp;<ref name="null">Utah Main web site under construction.</ref>&nbsp;&nbsp;  
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*[http://www.familyhistorycenter.org/ St. George FamilySearch Library], St. George, UT.&nbsp;[http://wchsutah.org/people/stg-fhtc/BookCatalog.htm See the book &amp; microfilm catalogs online.]&nbsp;<ref name="null">Utah Main web site under construction.</ref>&nbsp;&nbsp;  
*[[San Diego Family History Library]], San Diego, California
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*[[San Diego Family History Library|San Diego FamilySearch Library]], San Diego, California
  
 
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== External links  ==
 
== External links  ==
  
*[http://www.familysearch.org/Eng/Library/FHC/frameset_fhc.asp FamilySearch.org] for information on smaller family history center locations.  
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*[http://www.familysearch.org/Eng/Library/FHC/frameset_fhc.asp Search for smaller center locations on FamilySearch.org].
*[[Family History Library]] research wiki
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*See&nbsp;[[New York Family History Centers|New York FHCs]] representing ward, stake and other Family History Centers.  
*[[New York Family History Centers|New York FHCs]] representing ward, stake and other Family History Centers.  
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*See the&nbsp;[http://www.familysearch.org/Eng/Library/FHL/frameset_library.asp Family History Library's official site].<br><br>
*[http://www.larfhc.org/ Los Angeles Family History Library] formerly known as the "Los Angeles Regional Family History Center" is now designated as a "Large Multi-Stake Family History Center" by the LDS Church, but not by its supporting genealogical organizations and patrons (members and non-members).&nbsp;  
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*[http://www.familysearch.org/Eng/Library/FHL/frameset_library.asp Family History Library Official Site]  
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*[http://indexing.familysearch.org/ FamilySearch Indexing]<br><br>
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Latest revision as of 21:53, 11 July 2013

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Following is a list of the "Library Class" branches of the LDS Church's FamilySearch library system, which includes the world-renowned Family History Library in Salt Lake City. These are called FamilySearch Libraries (with the exception of the BYU Center, which is still considered a center but included because of its size).

"Library Class" is defined as having a larger facility and are generally complete with a dedicated internal computer server and a computer catalog or card catalog of their collection. These branch libraries have dedicated book collections in the thousands, microfilm & microfliche in the tens of thousands, dozens of internet connected computers and microfilm & microfliche readers and some digital scanners. All have dedicated servers with DSL, cable or T-1 internet access. In addition all have at least one multi-use classroom, and several research areas.

These branch libraries have a dedicated non-paid full-time director (usually a husband/wife team) and dozens of volunteer staff. In many cases non-LDS volunteers serve from the community. Local genealogy groups often support these library facilities.

Sources

  1. Family history centers in Salt Lake area will be consolidated, Shill, Aaron, Mormon Times, Deseret News Publishing Company, accessed June 7, 2010
  2. Utah Main web site under construction.

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