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RoseKF.JPG  Keith Rose, B.S., MLS, A.G.® [edit | edit source]

Mr. Rose has been employed by the Family History Library for thirty-five years in various capacities. He currently is a Senior Cataloger responsible for the cataloging of Romance language materials. He specializes in Italian genealogical research . He makes frequent trips to Italy for “on-site” research and hosts tour groups visiting Italy and other European countries.

Education[edit | edit source]

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  • Brigham Young University, Provo, Utah: B.S. History (1972)
  • Brigham Young University, Provo, Utah: MLS Library Science (1975)
  • BYU Management Seminar, Alta, Utah
  • Church Offices: Zenger-Miller Management Classes
  • LDS Business College: Certification in Microsoft Excel & Access, Computer Accounting
  • Mind Center, Salt Lake City: Certification in Microsoft Word & PowerPoint
  • Book Conservation School, Berkeley, California 

Credentials[edit | edit source]

Accredited in Italy through the International Commission for the Accreditation of Professional Genealogists (ICAPGenSM)

Experience[edit | edit source]

Family and Church History Department

  • 2006-Present: Cataloger, Foreign film transition
  • 2002-2006: Senior Collection Management Specialist (International)
  • 2001-2002: Group Manager – US/Canada Collection Development
  • 1999-2001: Team Leader – US/Canada Collection Development
  • 1993-2002: US/Canada Collection Development Specialist
  • 1978-1993: Supervisor – Library Acquisitions
  • 1977-1978: Supervisor – European Cataloging
  • 1975-1977: Senior Cataloger – Romance Language Cataloging
  • 1980-2006: Missionary Trainer/Supervisor – Collection Management
  • 1980-2007: Reference Desk US/Canada and International Reference
  • 1996-2002: Training Team (Patron classes/Interns)

Brigham Young University

  • 1974-1975: History/Religion Reference Consultant; Bindery employee

U.S. Department of Agriculture – Forest Service

  • 1969-1975 (Summers): Fire control: Fire suppression, fire guard, fire lookout
  • Lectures at the following Genealogical conferences:
  •      National Genealogical Society (NGS)
  •      Federation of Genealogical Societies (FGS)
  •      Montana State Genealogical Society
  •      Pursuing Our Italian Names Together (POINT)
  •      The Italian Genealogical Group (New York City)
  •      Utah Genealogical Association (UGA)
  •      Brigham Young University Genealogical Seminar

Languages[edit | edit source]

  • Italian: Read, Write, Speak
  • French, Spanish, German (some) and Portuguese: Read
  • 15th - 19th Century Italian & Latin Manuscripts: Read
  • 17th - 21st Century  Manuscripts: Read

Associations[edit | edit source]

  • American Library Association (ALA)
  • Utah Library Association (ULA)
  • Italian Genealogy Group
  • Lehi, Utah Family History Center Director: 1982-1985 (Founding Director)
  • Boy Scouts of America (BSA) 1980-present
  • Neighborhood Watch Captain
  • Various Charity Drives
  • Neighborhood Canvasser;Voting Election Judge for local precinct