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Family History/Genealogy: BYU Family History Library

Welcome to the BYU Family History Library

The BYU Family History Library is a provides a rich array of resources, including a large collection of books and microfilms, databases, and people to help you with your family history research. We also provide instruction in person and online. To learn more, visit the BYU Family History Library website.

Please Note: Due to COVID-19, the BYU Library is currently only open to BYU students and faculty and is closed to community patrons. We continue to offer live webinars and other online information to assist in your research.



Help and Instruction

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

Collections and Resources

  • Premium databases
  • Family history center access to FamilySearch images
  • Scanning equipment (photos, slides & negatives, documents, 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

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

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