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'''Holiday Schedule:'''  November 27-30 --Thanksgiving  
 
'''Holiday Schedule:'''  November 27-30 --Thanksgiving  
  
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==== Collections  ====
 
==== Collections  ====
  
:*[https://www.familysearch.org/#form=catalog '''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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:*[https://www.familysearch.org/#form=catalog '''Family History Library Catalog:'''] This center has the ability to order any of the films and fiche available through the Family History Library Catalog.
:*''(List additional collections you have such as the types of books and microfilm you have on indefinite loan; though you will not want to list every single item you have. Just give visitors to this page a general idea of your resources.)''
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:*Books permanently in the center include a few family histories and How-Tos for research purposes.
:*The hardcover library includes mostly books of instruction in doing research.&nbsp; There are a few family histories.
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:*Some microfilm in the center are from local counties in Kentucky, West Virginia, and Ohio.
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:*Microfiche include the 100 most used resources, and selected fiche of local interest.
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:*Databases and Software
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:*'''[[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.&nbsp;  
 
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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.&nbsp;
 
:*The 100 most used books on fiche are available as well as selected fiche with records of various regions.&nbsp; Also there are some film on indefinite loan which are available for patrons to use.&nbsp; All resources are for use in the center only.
 
  
 
==== Hardware and Equipment  ====
 
==== Hardware and Equipment  ====
  
:*Six computers, two film readers and two fiche readers are available in the center.&nbsp; Copies of printed materials are 10 cents each.
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:*Six computers, two film readers and two fiche readers are available in the center.&nbsp; Copies of printed materials are 10 cents each.  
 
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''(Include sections for any other services your center provides. Add additional sections for those services. See the [[Mesa Family History Center|Mesa]] and [[Logan Utah Family History Center|Logan]] FHC pages for examples.)'' &lt;fck:hr&gt;  
 
''(Include sections for any other services your center provides. Add additional sections for those services. See the [[Mesa Family History Center|Mesa]] and [[Logan Utah Family History Center|Logan]] FHC pages for examples.)'' &lt;fck:hr&gt;  
  
=== Resources in the Local Area<br>  ===
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=== Resources in the Local Area<br>&nbsp; ===
  
 
  Marshall University Library, located on Marshall's campus has a very good collection of records from West Virginia, Virginia, Ohio, Kentucky and the Civil War Era.
 
  Marshall University Library, located on Marshall's campus has a very good collection of records from West Virginia, Virginia, Ohio, Kentucky and the Civil War Era.

Revision as of 13:21, 22 August 2013

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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Center Contacts and Hours

Location & Map:

  1. (Address) 5640 Shawnee Drive, Huntington, West Virginia  25705
  2. (Include information about your center that would be helpful for first time visitors such which entrance in the building to use, parking, etc. Use as many or as few bullet points as needed.)
    Find the entrance directly into the Center by entering the parking lot at the second entrance. 
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Phone: 859 305 5915

E-mail: wv_huntington@ldsmail.net

Open Hours:   Saturday 11:00-2:00;   Wednesday  5:30-8:00

Holiday Schedule:  November 27-30 --Thanksgiving

                                  December 23-January 3 --Christmas and New Year's


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Calendar and Events

Upcoming Events

Class Schedule

Staff Training Meetings

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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.
  • Books permanently in the center include a few family histories and How-Tos for research purposes.
  • Some microfilm in the center are from local counties in Kentucky, West Virginia, and Ohio.
  • Microfiche include the 100 most used resources, and selected fiche of local interest.
  • 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. 

Hardware and Equipment

  • Six computers, two film readers and two fiche readers are available in the center.  Copies of printed materials are 10 cents each.

Center Services

Staff Research Specialties

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Resources in the Local Area
 

Marshall University Library, located on Marshall's campus has a very good collection of records from West Virginia, Virginia, Ohio, Kentucky and the Civil War Era.

Links

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Volunteer at the Center

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