Researching Family History: The Granite Mountain Records Vault has come a long way
During the past 41 years, changes in technology such as computers and other machines has significantly altered the way information and documents are processed at the vault. Nowadays, it is so much faster and easier to simply go to the Family History Library or one of the satellite research centers to use a computer to request a digitized document. In a flash, the document appears on the screen. Most likely, the document had at some point been evaluated and digitized from microfilm at the Granite Mountain Records Vault.
The Granite Mountain Records Vaults Part 1
This video explains how records stored in microfilm and other formats are digitized, indexed, and published online in a searchable format, where they can be accessed by researchers around the world at www.familysearch.org.
Genealogy graduate Russell Bangerter is president of Ancestral Connections, Inc., at ancestralconnect.com. He is a professional genealogist, author and speaker; and adviser to Treasured Souls to Keep, at treasuredsoulstokeep.com.
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