At our Family History Research Centre, members and visitors can use our nine networked computers, which provide access to the Internet and all our digital resources.
You can also use our digital microfilm and mircofiche reader, ViewScan. Using the ViewScan, you can print images, or save them to your USB flash drive.
We have a number of other microfilm and microfiche readers.
The Society has six networked computers for members and visitors to use.
Yes, but please leave the computer case in your locker.
Yes, you can access the Internet and some of our subscription databases. Instruction for connecting and the security number are available within the Family History Research Centre.
Prior booking is not an option. However, you will find a booking sheet on a table just inside the door of the computer room. When the Family History Research Centre is busy and members are waiting to use the computers, we ask you to book for one hour only.
Our ViewScan microfiche and microfilm readers allows you to print images or save them to your USB flash drive.
We do not permit the use of removable storage devices (for example, USB flash drives and portable hard drives) on our computers, with the exception of the digital microform reader.
You can email information to your home computer if you have web-based email service. Subject to copyright regulations, you are welcome to use a digital camera, mobile device or a handheld scanner within the Family History Research Centre.
We have two digital microform readers available on a self-serve basis.
Find the fiche you wish to view. Place the numbered card corresponding with your microfiche reader into the fiche position in the drawer. Then you will be able to return the fiche to its correct location.
We have printers and photocopiers available for your use. Please observe copyright regulations.
If you wish to scan a document or one or more pages of a book, you can save these to a USB at no charge.
Please pay, at the Welcome Desk, for any printing when you sign out.
Please also read our page, Planning your Visit. If you have any further questions, please contact the Secretary