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Why was the sort key "Family History Library" added to every category on this page? [[User:JensenFA|Fran]] 21:38, 4 December 2009 (UTC) 
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== Official Name ==
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The larger FamilySearch Libraries (Regional Centers) may have changed their names, but as far as I can tell the '''Family History Library''' remains under that name. I could be wrong. Until someone can cite chapter and verse on a name change I recommend our Wiki page reflect the more well known name. [[User:DiltsGD|DiltsGD]] 15:28, 11 November 2013 (UTC)  
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I don't think it is a good idea to center the whole page. The area up to "Library Rules" is not a problem but the rest does not look right and is more difficult to read. [mailto:brissonbankscv@familysearch.org brissonbankscv@familysearch.org].
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<span id="fck_dom_range_temp_1345581670354_470" />I am sure there is available a better image of the FHL than this one.
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I am sure there is available a better image of the FHL than this one.  
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:New image of FHL added [[User:Averyld|L Avery]] 18:30, 16 August 2011 (UTC)
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== Pedigree Resource File  ==
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I wanted more info on the Pedigree Resource File and I followed a link which took me to the Family History Library which was no use to me that&nbsp;I could find.
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I have found a related family and would like to contact the submitters to provide them with additional info.  
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How do&nbsp;I do that&nbsp;?
  
Darlene
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Arthur Thomas
  
== FHL - What's new section ==
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In the FHL what's new section,&nbsp;I was hoping to see some description in the growth of the digital collection, given the significant effort regarding the conversion of films to digital, online images. According to the Granite Mountain videos, the 2.4M rolls of microfilm are being converted to digital format at the rate of about 4.6 thousand rolls per week. This is fantastic. Additionally, there are over 200 camera crews around the world significantly adding to the FHL collection.
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== Response to Pedigree Resource File Question  ==
  
All this new digital treasure is fairly hidden from family history researchers until these digital collections are indexed, now focused primarily on mega collections (i.e. census, large state/country vital records).&nbsp;
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I see what you mean about the link to the Family History Library. I will change the link to the proper location.  
  
How can the massive effort to digitize the microfilm collection, and other efforts to grow the digital collection, be made more visible, and more accessible to the family history research community? &nbsp;
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Here is a link that will help you with finding the contributors. [http://productsupport.familysearch.org/supportroot/Eng/Frameset_Products.asp?ReqPg=Productask.asp&Product=PRF&FAQ=PRF&DisplayName=Pedigree+Resource+File&Color=green Pedigree Resource File]
  
The FS indexing effort and the addition of new searchable collections is well publicized, and much appreciated. &nbsp;On the other hand, the digital conversion of microfilm is described as a breakthrough technical process, but little is shared regarding the actual progress being made, conversion specifics, and the availablity of new digital collections/images for virtual microfilm browsing. The camera crews have captured important new digital collections/images. How can this new information be organized and shared effectively with researchers? &nbsp;Additionally, the new FHL catalog seems to hide, rather than facilitate and promote, this significant, new FHL digital resource.
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[[User:Jamestanner|James L. Tanner]] 02:08, 6 December 2011 (UTC)

Latest revision as of 15:28, 11 November 2013

Official Name

The larger FamilySearch Libraries (Regional Centers) may have changed their names, but as far as I can tell the Family History Library remains under that name. I could be wrong. Until someone can cite chapter and verse on a name change I recommend our Wiki page reflect the more well known name. DiltsGD 15:28, 11 November 2013 (UTC)

Centering

I don't think it is a good idea to center the whole page. The area up to "Library Rules" is not a problem but the rest does not look right and is more difficult to read. brissonbankscv@familysearch.org.

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I am sure there is available a better image of the FHL than this one.

Darlene


New image of FHL added L Avery 18:30, 16 August 2011 (UTC)

Pedigree Resource File

I wanted more info on the Pedigree Resource File and I followed a link which took me to the Family History Library which was no use to me that I could find.

I have found a related family and would like to contact the submitters to provide them with additional info.

How do I do that ?

Arthur Thomas

UK

Response to Pedigree Resource File Question

I see what you mean about the link to the Family History Library. I will change the link to the proper location.

Here is a link that will help you with finding the contributors. Pedigree Resource File

James L. Tanner 02:08, 6 December 2011 (UTC)