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BYU Family History Library

Welcome to the BYU Family History Library homepage. In addition to information about resources available at the library, this site provides access to hundreds of online family history resources, including databases, instructional videos, and more. Many of these resources are freely accessible from your home computer or mobile device while some are accessible only on BYU Campus or in the BYU Library.

July 31-August 3, 2018

More than 100 Classes available for all skill levels.

Free track for Family History Consultants on Friday, August 3.

New Exhibit: The Evolution of Family History presented by the BYU Library

Tuesday night reception on July 31 from 5:00-6:30 p.m.

Start making your connections today. Register now!


Alphabetical List

A list of all BYU Family History Library Lab Resources.

digital archives

Digital State Archives

Links to selected digital archives.


Classes and Webinars

Free in-library classes, YouTube videos, and webinars.


Libraries & Historical Societies

Family History Library, Harold B. Lee Library, Library of Congress, FamilySearch.org, Misc. Societies and Associations, etc.



A listing of map guides, indexes, and online maps that are useful to genealogists.



Links to online and digital newspapers.



Census, Vital, Birth, Death, Marriages, Obituaries, Immigration, Military, Archive CDs, FamilySearch.org, etc.



Cyndi's List, Glossary, Dictionaries, Forms, Vital Records, Foreign Word Lists, Research Guidance, City Directories, Maps, etc.


Subject List

A categorized list of Family History Center Subjects.

Last Modified: June 15, 2018