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Family History/Genealogy: BYU Library

Family History at the BYU Library

The BYU Library provides a rich array of family history 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 Library Family History website.



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
  • Webinars, virtual classes, and other instructional videos

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

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

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