Digitized Books on FamilySearch

FamilySearch continues to work on ways to bring the contents of its library to patrons worldwide.  Included in this project is the digitization of all of the books in their collections and in collections from other libraries.

When allowed by agreements with authors and publishers, the digital versions of the books are being placed on the FamilySearch site. 

Addresses to the features on the huge FamilySearch site can sometimes be complex, but like the FamilySearch Wiki, wiki.familysearch.org  the same address convention will take us to the books collections.    books.familysearch.org

If you know the name of the book you want to view, simply enter it in the search field on the Books page, but if you don’t know the exact name, click on the Advanced Search link and search by partial name, author, time frame or location.

 

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You can further refine your search by material type, language or the library that houses the original book.

The search results to your query lists the Resource Type, Collections it is in, Language, Author/Creator and suggested new searches..

 

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Thanks FamilySearch!  Access to the various collections of books from home is a huge benefit to researchers everywhere.

Copyright (c) Lee Drew 2013-02-20 07:00:00
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