Tutorial: Ordering FamilySearch Microfilms Online
11/19/2013
The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints' (LDS) genealogy arm, Family-Search, has microfilmed millions of records and books from all over the globe. Use this tutorial to learn how to order the microfilms.
Instead of writing to courthouses and driving to libraries with large genealogy collections, there’s an easier, cheaper way to access many genealogical records and books. The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints’ (LDS) genealogy arm, Family-Search, has microfilmed millions of records and books from all over the globe. You can view the microfilms at LDS’ Family History Library (FHL) in Salt Lake City, or rent them through 4,600 branch 
FamilySearch Centers around the world. Follow these steps place a microfilm rental order from home.

1. Click on Sign In in the top right corner of the Family-Search.org home page <www.familysearch.org>. If you don’t already have a free Family-Search Account, you’ll need to create one. When you register, you’ll select a default Family-Search Center near you where you want films sent for viewing.
 
FamilySearch sign in