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Revision as of 16:39, 23 January 2020

FamilySearch This article describes the services and resources available at a Family History Center, a branch facility of the Family History Library.

Center Contacts and Hours[edit | edit source]

Location & Map:

Phone: 618-466-4352

E-mail: IL_alton@familyhistorymail.org

Open Hours:

  • Tuesday: 1pm to 4pm
  • Wednesday: 6pm to 9pm
  • Thursday: 6pm to 9pm
  • First Saturday:10am - 2pm

Holiday Schedule:

  • Closed 2 weeks for Christmas break.
  • Closed first Saturday in April and October.

Center Resources[edit | edit source]

Collections[edit | edit source]

  • Patrons' Microfiche Collection -- a collection of fiche ordered by our patrons, assorted titles. Contain family histories, vital records, and other types of information.
  • Indefinite Film Collection -- a collection of films on a variety of subjects, to include vital records, county records, court records, etc.
  • Book Collection: --

Databases and Software[edit | edit source]

  • Family History Center Portal This center has access to the Family History Center Portal page which gives free access in the center to premium family history software and websites that generally charge for subscriptions.

Links[edit | edit source]

  • FamilySearch Research Wiki: What It Can Do For You!: A comprehensive video presentation explaining the Wiki, navigating it, and some especially useful pages. Case studies demonstrate using the Wiki for genealogical research. Editing and adding articles to the Wiki are covered.

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