There are many acroymns and [[Abbreviations Found in Genealogy Records|abbreviated words]] unique to genealogy and family history research that may not be easily found in any other industry's terminology. Here are some of the more commonly used acronyms and abbreviations: <br>
:[http://www.dupinternational.org/ International Society Daughters of the Utah Pioneers]; Lineage society for female descendants of early Utah settlers. Sponsors Pioneer Memorial Museum, and Pioneer Histories Digitization Project.
LDS Family History Centers|family history center]] (to find a family history center near you, '''[http://www.familysearch.org/Eng/Library/FHC/frameset_fhc.asp click here]''')<br>
:[[Family History Library|Family History Library]], largest genealogical library in the world. Located in Salt Lake City, Utah and sponsored by
the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.<br>
:[http://www.lds.org Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints]
:[http://www.loc.gov/index.html Library of Congress]; Research arm of the
USCongress. Digital collections include historic newspapers, photographs, family genealogies, biographies and other items of interest to family history researchers.
http://www.familysearch.org Personal Ancestral File]; freeware genealogy software available at [ https://www.familysearch.org/ FamilySearch .org].
:[[Pedigree Resource File|Pedigree Resource File]]; lineage-linked family information submitted by patrons to[
https://www.familysearch.org/ FamilySearch. org.]