Talk:Family History Center (LDS Church)

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Olde discussion[edit]

I believe Family History Centers contain enough information and are inportant enough to Geneological Research to warrant their own article.—Preceding unsigned comment added by Johnpacklambert (talkcontribs) 01:37, 8 July 2007

I agree that it's not a good candidate for speedy deletion. Perhaps an WP:AFD discussion would be more appropriate. –SESmith 07:02, 8 July 2007 (UTC)
It is unlikely that this article will grow too much beyond what is currently found in the stub, and it seems that it's notability will continue to be challenged. I think that this material is useful enough to appear somewhere on WP, but I'm not sure that it merits a standalone article right now. Perhaps it would be helpful to merge it into Family History Library, with Family History Center (LDS Church) being left as a redirect to that article. Of course this wouldn't preclude a separate article in the future if the section eventually became big enough to merit it. -- 23:19, 8 July 2007 (UTC)
Yeah, I agree with that. The article on Family History Library already contains most all of the info in this article. –SESmith 00:15, 9 July 2007 (UTC)

The article is still here; I found it VERY helpful. Thanks! Also, I'll be working on some details here. -- Charles Edwin Shipp (talk) 12:12, 6 December 2014 (UTC) -- Yes, still here after seven point five years.

Merger proposal[edit]

I propose that FamilySearch be merged into Family History Center (LDS Church). I think that the content in the FamilySearch article can easily be explained in the context of Bar, and the Family History Center (LDS Church) article is of a reasonable size that the merging of FamilySearch will not cause any problems as far as article size or undue weight is concerned. Familiacoqueirobrumadobahia (talk) 07:57, 1 January 2013 (UTC)

No, not a good idea, for the same reason listed at Talk:FamilySearch#Merger proposal, except that I think no merge should happen in either direction, given the admittedly interrelated, yet distinct, histories of these organizations. -- (talk) 18:12, 14 March 2014 (UTC)
Agreed! Bad idea to merge. Many people are interested in 'genealogy' and 'family history' -- encyclopedic information here will be expanding, not contracting. -- Charles Edwin Shipp (talk) 12:15, 6 December 2014 (UTC)

Renaming websites (under and adding two Regionals[edit]

Added to the list are the BYU FamilySearch History Library, and the Riverton Utah FamilySearch History Library. As many know, the sites have been standardized, under the umbrella of -- Charles Edwin Shipp (talk) 23:23, 6 December 2014 (UTC) is an example of the new naming convention. Visit some of them to see the standardized look-and-feel format template. -- Charles Edwin Shipp (talk) 23:26, 6 December 2014 (UTC) PS: Some of them link to their prior specialized website, but some Regionals feel this has been discouraged. It is the same with LDS stake websites, FYI.

2015 Worldwide Indexing Projects[edit]

Currently, the homepage window for INDEXING has the following message from Headquarters:

Join volunteers from around the world to help “Fuel the Find” during this year's week-long Worldwide Indexing Event, August 7-14. For more details on how to get involved click here.

I'll keep you posted; join in. -- Charles Edwin Shipp (talk) 17:21, 18 July 2015 (UTC)

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