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Family History/Genealogy: BYU Family History Library


The purpose of this guide is to orient you to important genealogical information resources on the web and at the BYU Family History Library. For a more complete list of family history resources, including our services, training videos and webinars, please visit the BYU Family History Library website. 

Welcome to the BYU Family History Library

The BYU Family History Library (FHL) provides a rich array of people, many online databases,  thousands of books and microfilms, and multiple digital scanners to help you with your family history research.  


Help and Instruction

Friendly library staff and missionary volunteers to help you
Sunday classes and one-on-one research help
Webinars and other instructional videos on YouTube
Group instruction for YSAs, youth groups, families and more

Collections and Resources

Premium databases
Family history center access to FamilySearch images
Scanning equipment (photos, slides & negatives, docs, etc.)
Large-format color printer (for fan charts, etc.)
Over a half million microfilm reels
Large collection of family and local history books
Special collections (old photos, diaries, personal papers, etc.)

Family History Librarian

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Joe Everett
2246 HBLL
Harold B. Lee Library
Brigham Young University
Provo, UT 84062

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