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==== Whats New!!<br>  ====
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*Brand new Lenovo 23" screen Windows 7 computers
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*Computer Lab classroom with 12 networked computers
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*New classes-growing monthly
  
 
==== Hardware &amp; Equipment  ====
 
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*17 networked computer workstations with printer access  
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*28 networked computer workstations with printer access  
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*14 networked computer workstations with printer access in a dedicated classroom setting
 
*Paper copier  
 
*Paper copier  
 
*10 microfilm readers  
 
*10 microfilm readers  
*2 microfiche readers  
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*3 microfiche readers  
*2 microfiche/film scanner
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*3&nbsp;microfiche/film scanners
*1 flatbed scanners
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*'''Classroom '''has seating for 15 students plus a computer, projector and teaching station for the instructor.
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*You can also make printed copies.
 
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==== Databases &amp; Software  ====
 
==== Databases &amp; Software  ====
 
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*Genealogy database software (Ancestral Quest, Family Insight, Family Tree Maker, Legacy, PAF, RootsMagic)  
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*Genealogy database software (PAF, RootsMagic, Legacy, Ancestral Quest, Family Insight, Family Tree Maker,)  
*Word processing, spreadsheet and presentation software such as Word, WordPerfect and OpenOffice (on selected machines)
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*Word processing, spreadsheet and presentation software using OpenOffice  
*Pedigree Resource File (complete on server)
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*Free access to several subscription sites through the FamilySearch Portal such as Ancestry.com, British Newspapers, Find-My-Past (UK), Fold3, Genline (Swedish), Heritage Quest, World Vital Records and others.  
*Free access to several subscription sites through the FamilySearch Portal such as Ancestry.com, British Newspapers, Find-My-Past (UK), Footnote, Genline (Swedish), Heritage Quest, World Vital Records and others.  
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*Free internet access to the New England Historical and Genealogical Society (NEGHS) website&nbsp;
*Free internet access to the New England Historical and Genealogical Society (NEGHS) website&nbsp;  
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</blockquote><blockquote>'''Free Access to membership websites:'''</blockquote><blockquote>'''NOTE-subscriptions change from time to time, so these may vary as those changes occur.&nbsp;'''</blockquote><blockquote>
*Research &nbsp;aids such as Animap and Parish Locator
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*'''Ancestry.com''' offers the largest collection of databases of any genealogy site on the Internet with over three billion names search-able in its data files.
*Research databases such as Acadian-Cajun Family Trees, Austrailian Vital Records and Mormon Immigration Index.
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*'''Access Newspaper Archives '''– world's largest online newspaper archive featuring billions of article from historical newspapers of US and world.
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*'''Alexander Stree Press, American Civil War '''– Research data, letters, diaries, images, photographs, posters and ephemera.&nbsp;  
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*'''ArkivDigital Online '''– Swedish Church records and other historical records.
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*'''Find-My-Past '''– Research UK, census records, trace births, marriages and deaths.
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*'''Fold3 '''– Best online military records and stories. most noted for their association with NARA, National Archives. Footnote features search-able original historical documents, from the National Archives and other content providers.
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*'''The Genealogist''' – English parish records, directories, census, civil registration, surname mapping and selected army and navy lists.
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*'''Heritage Quest'''-Search census, books, Revolutionary War-select pensions and bounty-land warrant applications, Freedman’s Bank-freed slaves, PERSI-PERiodical Source Index, and US Serial Set- Search.
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*'''Historical Map Works Library Edition''' – One of the most extensive digital map collections available to track the “residential genealogy” of families and locations.
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*'''Origins.net '''– Comprehensive and exclusive British and Irish record collection dating back to the 13th century as well as rare and unique photos and books to browse.
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*'''World Vital Records'''-&nbsp; Access to birth, marriage and death records, Social Security Death Index, family trees, census records, immigration records, court, land and probate records; military records directory lists; newspapers, family histories, biographies, wills, ship manifests, map collection and yearbooks. <br>
 
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[[Category:Nevada Family History Centers]]

Revision as of 19:47, 22 July 2013

Contents

Las Vegas FamilySearch Library

509 South 9th Street, Las Vegas, Nevada 702-382-9695 nv_lasvegas@ldsmail.net

Hours

  • Mon & Fri:: 9:00 a.m to 5:00 p.m
  • Tue-Thu: 9:00 a.m. to 9:00 p.m.
  • Sat 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.

Home
Contact Information
Handouts,Classes,Newsletter
Group Visits
Holiday Closures
TRAINING
Library Resources
Services
Local Resources
Links
Volunteer

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Sign Up For Our Monthly E-Newsletter in the menu box at right.

Whats New!!

  • Brand new Lenovo 23" screen Windows 7 computers
  • Computer Lab classroom with 12 networked computers
  • New classes-growing monthly

Hardware & Equipment

  • 28 networked computer workstations with printer access
  • 14 networked computer workstations with printer access in a dedicated classroom setting
  • Paper copier
  • 10 microfilm readers
  • 3 microfiche readers
  • 3 microfiche/film scanners
  • 1 flatbed scanner
LV FHC Computer Lab.JPG

Class/Training Rooms

  • Classroom has seating for 15 students plus a computer, projector and teaching station for the instructor.
  • Computer Lab with 12 networked computers for training.

Multimedia Center

Las VegasFamily History Center has a copier/scanner where you have the ability to:

  • Scan photos and transfer them to a flash drive.
  • You can also make printed copies.

Databases & Software

  • Genealogy database software (PAF, RootsMagic, Legacy, Ancestral Quest, Family Insight, Family Tree Maker,)
  • Word processing, spreadsheet and presentation software using OpenOffice
  • Free access to several subscription sites through the FamilySearch Portal such as Ancestry.com, British Newspapers, Find-My-Past (UK), Fold3, Genline (Swedish), Heritage Quest, World Vital Records and others.
  • Free internet access to the New England Historical and Genealogical Society (NEGHS) website 
Free Access to membership websites:
NOTE-subscriptions change from time to time, so these may vary as those changes occur. 
  • Ancestry.com offers the largest collection of databases of any genealogy site on the Internet with over three billion names search-able in its data files.
  • Access Newspaper Archives – world's largest online newspaper archive featuring billions of article from historical newspapers of US and world.
  • Alexander Stree Press, American Civil War – Research data, letters, diaries, images, photographs, posters and ephemera. 
  • ArkivDigital Online – Swedish Church records and other historical records.
  • Find-My-Past – Research UK, census records, trace births, marriages and deaths.
  • Fold3 – Best online military records and stories. most noted for their association with NARA, National Archives. Footnote features search-able original historical documents, from the National Archives and other content providers.
  • The Genealogist – English parish records, directories, census, civil registration, surname mapping and selected army and navy lists.
  • Heritage Quest-Search census, books, Revolutionary War-select pensions and bounty-land warrant applications, Freedman’s Bank-freed slaves, PERSI-PERiodical Source Index, and US Serial Set- Search.
  • Historical Map Works Library Edition – One of the most extensive digital map collections available to track the “residential genealogy” of families and locations.
  • Origins.net – Comprehensive and exclusive British and Irish record collection dating back to the 13th century as well as rare and unique photos and books to browse.
  • World Vital Records-  Access to birth, marriage and death records, Social Security Death Index, family trees, census records, immigration records, court, land and probate records; military records directory lists; newspapers, family histories, biographies, wills, ship manifests, map collection and yearbooks.