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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.
 
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.
  
* Place Search
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* [[Family History Library Catalog Place Search|Place Search]] - Look for records by typing the name of a place.
** Look for records by typing the name of a place.
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* [[Family History Library Catalog Surname Search|Surname Search]] - Find family histories by typing a particular name.
* Surname Search
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* [[Family History Library Catalog Keyword Search|Keyword Search]] - Find records that match the keywords you typed.
** Find family histories by typing a particular name.
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* [[Family History Library Catalog Title Search|Title Search]] - Locate a record by typing the title.
* Keyword Search
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* [[Family History Library Catalog Film or Fiche Search|Film/Fiche Search]] - Find a record by typing the film or fiche number.
** Find records that match the keywords you typed.
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* [[Family History Library Catalog Author Search|Author Search]] - Locate a record by typing the name of an author.
* Title Search
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* [[Family History Library Catalog Subject Search|Subject Search]] - Find records matching the subject you typed.
** Locate a record by typing the title.
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* [[Family History Library Catalog Call Number Search|Call Number Search]] - Find the record for a book by typing the exact book number.
* Film/Fiche Search
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** Find a record by typing the film or fiche number.
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* Author Search
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** Locate a record by typing the name of an author.
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== See also<br> ==
* Subject Search
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** Find records matching the subject you typed.
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[[Abbreviations in the Family History Library Catalog]]<br>
* Call Number Search
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** Find the record for a book by typing the exact book number.
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[[Deciphering Family History Library Catalog Entries]]<br>
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[[Category:Family History Library Catalog]]<br>

Revision as of 16:45, 17 December 2007

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.


See also

Abbreviations in the Family History Library Catalog

Deciphering Family History Library Catalog Entries