Dear Family History Center Director:
FamilySearch is pleased to announce an agreement with Ancestry.com that will provide family history centers an opportunity to combine the tremendous resources available from both organizations. Under the new partnership, patrons at English-speaking family history centers around the world will have access to the library edition of services from FamilySearch and Ancestry.com.
A link to the Ancestry.com library edition is now available on the Family History Center (FHC) Portal, accessed from http://www.fhc.familysearch.org/. FHC computers must have LANDesk installed in order to access the FHC Portal and Ancestry.com.
If you experience any problems using or gaining access to the FHC Portal or Ancestry.com, shut down and restart your computer. If that does not resolve the problem, go to contact.familysearch.org for information on contacting FamilySearch.
Due to this resource, family history centers may see an increase in the number of patrons visiting them. Center directors and high councilors responsible for family history should work together to manage this possible increase in patronage.