Mapleton Utah Family History Center

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Revision as of 16:18, 2 September 2011

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


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Contents

Center Contacts and Hours

Location & Map:

  1. 1215 N. 1000 W. Mapleton, Utah. (Enter on the Southwest corner of the building.)
  2. (Link to map using Mapleton Utah Family History Center or other map sites)

Phone: 801-489-2999

E-mail: ut_mapleton@ldsmail.net

Open Hours: Monday & Fridays: 10 AM to 1 PM

Tuesday, Wednesday & Thursday:  10 AM to 4 PM & 7 - 9 PM

Sunday:  5 - 8 PM

Holiday Schedule:

Closed General Conference and Most Holidays


Calendar and Events

Upcoming Events

Class Schedule

FALL 2011 CLASS SCHEDULE


Thursday, Sept. 8th - 7 PM Internet Search Engines and Search Limiters

The internet is wonderful for finding family history records…if you can actually sort and find what you need.

Sunday, Sept. 11th - 5:30PM Overview of New FamilySearch

The first part of the class will be a quick refresher for those who need to get going again after the summer. Individual help available after.

Thursday, Sept.15th - 7 PM Preparing Names for Temple Work

Class will discuss procedures and policies for clearing names and how to prepare FOR's to take to the temple.

Sunday, Sept.18th - 5:30 PM Dropbox and Backing Up Data

Backing up family history data is critical. Come learn different methods to back up your information-- before it is too late!

Sunday, Sept. 18th - 6:30PM Personal Research Toolbox

Simple way to track the websites you use. Store your toolbox in the cloud or on a jump drive.
NOTE: There will be a “refreshment break” between these two classes. These classes are set up to be a foundation that can be built on in other classes that will follow. These are separate classes, but the “toolbox” class will also discuss Dropbox.

Thursday, Sept. 22nd - 7 PM FamilySearch.org--Records

Millions of records have been added to FamilySearch.org. Come learn how to effectively search for the information you need.

Sunday, Sept 25th - 5:30 PM FamilySearch.org—Beyond Record Search

Come learn to make use of Wiki, Library Catalog, Online Classes and Forums.

Thursday, Sept. 29th - 7 PM How to Use Ancestry.com more Effectively

Learn to find what you want on Ancestry.com instead of looking through pages and pages of non-relevant records.

October 2nd General Conference Family History Center Closed

Sunday, Oct. 9th - 5:30 PM United States Census Records

Learn the best online sources for census records and how to use the information they contain.

Thursday, Oct.13th - 7 PM State Census Records

State Census Records are an often overlooked resource that will help you fill in the gaps in your family records.

Sunday, Oct.16th - 5:30 PM Online Digital Newspapers

Class will cover online digital newspapers—where to find them and how to search them.

Thursday, Oct.20th - 7 PM Military Records

The only good thing about war is it creates a lot of records. There is a big push right now to digitize military records.

Sunday, Oct.23rd - 5:30 PM Vital Records

Searching for online vital records and locating sources to obtain copies of non-digitized records.

Thursday, Oct.27th - 7 PM Cemetery Records

Keys to finding out about a person’s life are often contained in the records of their death and burial.

Sunday, Oct.30th - 5:30 PM LDS Ancestry--Part 1

Learn to effectively search LDS records. This class goes beyond the “Over the Plains Pioneer” ancestry.

Sunday Nov.6th - 5:30 PM LDS Ancestry--Part 2

Continuation of class held on October 30th.

Thursday, Nov.10th - 7 PM Bridges-- which one is for me?

Class will compare the programs Ancestral Quest, RootsMagic and Legacy. These programs all sync with NFS and have free versions available.

Sunday, Nov.13th - 5:30 PM--Ancestral Quest

Basic overview of these programs with emphasis on getting started, data entry and syncing with New FamilySearch.

Thursday, Nov.17th - 7 PM---RootsMagic

Sunday, Nov.20th - 5:30 PM---Legacy

Staff and Ward Family History Consultant Training: Oct. 6th and Nov.3rd @ 7 PM Staff Training Meetings


Center Resources

Collections

  • Family History Library Catalog: This center has the ability to order any of the films and fiche available through the Family History Library Catalog.
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Databases and Software

  • FHC Portal: This center has access to the Family History Center Portal page which gives free access in the center to premium family history software and websites that generally charge for subscriptions. (Note to FHC: Not all FHCs have access to this portal. If you do not, you will want to remove this entire bullet. If you do have access to it, just remove this text in italics.)

Hardware and Equipment

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Center 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 Center

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