World Briefs
March 2009

“World Briefs,” Liahona, Mar. 2009, N7

World Briefs

Church Museum Gets Name Change

To align itself with other Church entities, including the new Church History Library now under construction, the Museum of Church History and Art in Salt Lake City is now the Church History Museum. The museum showcases the Mormon experience, with permanent galleries as well as temporary exhibits on specific themes. There are guided as well as self-guided tours. The museum is open Monday through Saturday. Admission is free.

British Genealogist Lectures in Salt Lake City

Distinguished British genealogist Colin R. Chapman lectured at the Family History Library in Salt Lake City in October 2008 on the topics “Was Your Ancestor Really Married?” and “Genealogy in Early British Censuses, 1086 to 1841.” Mr. Chapman helped establish six British county genealogical societies and is the author of 14 books on family history. He was involved in developing the three-letter Chapman County Code, which has become the international standard in family history work.

Family History Consultants Supported Online

To help support family history consultants, the Family History Department is developing new online tools and services. Access to up-to-date training and new systems, services, and products are some of the resources available. Information, updates, and helpful hints will be e-mailed periodically to registered participants. Consultants can register at http://consultant.familysearch.org with their unit number and Church membership number.