Of the over 2,000 archives and repositories where Genealogists.com does research, one of the most important sites is the Family History Library (FHL) in Salt Lake City, Utah. The FHL currently houses just under 2-1/2 million rolls of microfilm. Less than half of these films have been digitzed. Every year at RootsTech, one of the largest genealogy conferences in the world, they tell us how many they have digitized in the previous year. They have been digitizing for a few years and the mechanics have improved dramatically, but it will be many more years before all the films have been digitized.
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