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{{Logan_Utah_FHC_Menu|float=right}}Click below for '''Past Versio'''ns of our Newsletters:
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[http://archive.constantcontact.com/fs084/1101502552794/archive/1105173828037.html '''Newsletter Archive''']
  
 
==== Hardware & Equipment  ====
 
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*60 networked computer workstations with printer access  
 
*60 networked computer workstations with printer access  
 
*Paper copier  
 
*Paper copier  
*10 microfilm readers  
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*4 microfilm readers  
 
*2 microfiche readers  
 
*2 microfiche readers  
 
*1 microfiche/film scanner  
 
*1 microfiche/film scanner  
*2 flatbed scanners
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*2 Flatbed  scanners with negative/slide templates
*Audio and visual recording equipment for oral histories
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*2 Auto Feed Photo Scanner with flatbed scanner
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*Audio and visual recording equipment for video histories
 
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==== Multimedia Center  ====
 
==== Multimedia Center  ====
  
Logan Family History Center has created an area where you can work with equipment consisting of a computer, scanner, printer and specialized software. With these resources you have the ability to:  
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Logan FamilySearch Library has created an area where you can work with equipment consisting of a computer, scanner, printer and specialized software. With these resources you have the ability to:  
 
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*Scan photos and transfer them to a flash drive or to a DVD. You can also make printed copies.Use the software to edit, enhance, correct, add to, or delete unwanted material from a photo-graph. Spots, scratches, creases, faded colors and other defects can be easily corrected.  
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*Scan photos and transfer them to a flash drive or to a DVD. You can also make printed copies. Use the software to edit, enhance, correct, add to, or delete unwanted material from a photograph. Spots, scratches, creases, faded colors and other defects can be easily corrected.  
 
*Scan slides or negatives and print them on photo paper, or transfer them to your flash drive or DVD.  
 
*Scan slides or negatives and print them on photo paper, or transfer them to your flash drive or DVD.  
 
*Compose flyers, posters or other documents using the art and photo editing software.  
 
*Compose flyers, posters or other documents using the art and photo editing software.  
 
*Create collages of photos and create photo albums. It is also possible to create different artistic effects on your photos such as borders, swirls, reflections and textures to name just a few. New photographs can also be "aged" by converting color photos to sepia, or black and white images.  
 
*Create collages of photos and create photo albums. It is also possible to create different artistic effects on your photos such as borders, swirls, reflections and textures to name just a few. New photographs can also be "aged" by converting color photos to sepia, or black and white images.  
*Convert your photo files from one format to another ie. tiff to jpeg or visa versa.
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*Convert your photo files from one format to another i.e., tiff to jpeg or visa versa.
 
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Don't worry if you are not sure how to do all of this, there are members of the Center staff who are trained in the use of this equipment, and they would be happy to help you!<br>  
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Don't worry if you are not sure how to do all of this, there are members of the library staff who are trained in the use of this equipment, and they would be happy to help you!<br>  
  
 
==== 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 (Ancestral Quest, Legacy, RootsMagic)  
*Charting software (PAF Companion, Legacy Charting)  
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*Charting software (Legacy Charting)  
*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 such as LibreOffice
*Photo editing software (IrfanView, Adobe Photo Shop Elements, HP Photo Smart Essential, MGI Photo Suite, ACD Foto Slate and Canon Zoombrowser EX).  
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*Photo editing software (IrfanView, XMView, and Canon Zoombrowser EX).  
*Pedigree Resource File (complete on server)
 
 
*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.  
 
*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.  
 
*Free internet access to the New England Historical and Genealogical Society (NEHGS) website&nbsp;  
 
*Free internet access to the New England Historical and Genealogical Society (NEHGS) website&nbsp;  
*Research &nbsp;aids such as Animap and Parish Locator  
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*Research aids such as Animap and Parish Locator  
 
*Research databases such as Acadian-Cajun Family Trees, Australian Vital Records and Mormon Immigration Index.
 
*Research databases such as Acadian-Cajun Family Trees, Australian Vital Records and Mormon Immigration Index.
 
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==== Training Resources  ====
 
==== Training Resources  ====
 
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*American Ancestors - [http://www.americanancestors.org/online-seminars/ Online Seminars]  
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*American Ancestors - [http://www.americanancestors.org/Education/Learning-Resources Learning-Resources]  
 
*Ancestral Quest - [http://www.ancquest.com/tutorial.htm Tutorials]  
 
*Ancestral Quest - [http://www.ancquest.com/tutorial.htm Tutorials]  
 
*Ancestry.com - [http://www.ancestry.com/cs/HelpAndAdviceUS Learning Center]  
 
*Ancestry.com - [http://www.ancestry.com/cs/HelpAndAdviceUS Learning Center]  
 
*BYU Center for [http://familyhistory.byu.edu/ Family History and Genealogy]  
 
*BYU Center for [http://familyhistory.byu.edu/ Family History and Genealogy]  
 
*FamilySearch - [https://www.familysearch.org/learningcenter/home.html Learning Center]  
 
*FamilySearch - [https://www.familysearch.org/learningcenter/home.html Learning Center]  
*FamilySearch - [https://www.familysearch.org/learn/wiki/en/Main_Page Wiki]  
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*FamilySearch - [https://familysearch.org/wiki/en/Main_Page FamilySearch Wiki]  
 
*Granite Genealogy - [http://granitegenealogytraining.blogspot.com/ Training]  
 
*Granite Genealogy - [http://granitegenealogytraining.blogspot.com/ Training]  
*LDS Church [http://www.lds.org/service/serving-in-the-church/temple-and-family-history?lang=eng Temple &amp; Family History Training]&nbsp;- '''Starting place''' for Ward Consultants and Priesthood Leaders.  
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*LDS Church [http://www.lds.org/service/serving-in-the-church/temple-and-family-history?lang=eng Temple and Family History Training]&nbsp;- '''Starting place''' for Ward Temple and Family History Consultants and Priesthood Leaders.  
*LDS Church - [https://www.lds.org/youth/family-history/discover?lang=eng Youth and Family History Training]  
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*LDS Church - [https://www.lds.org/youth/family-history/discover?lang=eng Youth and Temple and Family History Consultant Training]  
 
*Legacy Family Tree - [http://www.legacyfamilytree.com/Training.asp Training]  
 
*Legacy Family Tree - [http://www.legacyfamilytree.com/Training.asp Training]  
*Ohana Software - [http://www.ohanasoftware.com/?sec=lessons Family History Lessons]
 
 
*RootsMagic [http://www.rootsmagic.com/Learn/ Learning Center]
 
*RootsMagic [http://www.rootsmagic.com/Learn/ Learning Center]
 
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Latest revision as of 03:21, 14 April 2017

Logan FSL
Address
50 North Main
Logan, Utah
435-755-5594
ut_cache@ldsmail.net
Hours
Mon: 9:30 am – 5:00 pm
Tue-Thurs: 9:30 am – 9 pm
Fri - Sat: 9:30 am – 5 pm
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Click below for Past Versions of our Newsletters:

Newsletter Archive

Hardware & Equipment

  • 60 networked computer workstations with printer access
  • Paper copier
  • 4 microfilm readers
  • 2 microfiche readers
  • 1 microfiche/film scanner
  • 2 Flatbed scanners with negative/slide templates
  • 2 Auto Feed Photo Scanner with flatbed scanner
  • Audio and visual recording equipment for video histories


Class/Training Rooms

  • Main room has 20 computer stations for hands-on use by class members plus a computer, projector and teaching station for the instructor.
  • Second room has 10 computer stations for hands-on use by class members plus a computer, projector and teaching station for the instructor. 
  • Both classrooms have printer access for all stations.

Multimedia Center

Logan FamilySearch Library has created an area where you can work with equipment consisting of a computer, scanner, printer and specialized software. With these resources you have the ability to:

  • Scan photos and transfer them to a flash drive or to a DVD. You can also make printed copies. Use the software to edit, enhance, correct, add to, or delete unwanted material from a photograph. Spots, scratches, creases, faded colors and other defects can be easily corrected.
  • Scan slides or negatives and print them on photo paper, or transfer them to your flash drive or DVD.
  • Compose flyers, posters or other documents using the art and photo editing software.
  • Create collages of photos and create photo albums. It is also possible to create different artistic effects on your photos such as borders, swirls, reflections and textures to name just a few. New photographs can also be "aged" by converting color photos to sepia, or black and white images.
  • Convert your photo files from one format to another i.e., tiff to jpeg or visa versa.

Don't worry if you are not sure how to do all of this, there are members of the library staff who are trained in the use of this equipment, and they would be happy to help you!

Databases & Software

  • Genealogy database software (Ancestral Quest, Legacy, RootsMagic)
  • Charting software (Legacy Charting)
  • Word processing, spreadsheet and presentation software such as LibreOffice
  • Photo editing software (IrfanView, XMView, and Canon Zoombrowser EX).
  • 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.
  • Free internet access to the New England Historical and Genealogical Society (NEHGS) website 
  • Research aids such as Animap and Parish Locator
  • Research databases such as Acadian-Cajun Family Trees, Australian Vital Records and Mormon Immigration Index.

Training Resources