While FamilySearch.org contains a new catalog, FamilySearch continues to prefer users use the classic catalog. The FamilySearch.org catalog page states that “[the new] FamilySearch Catalog is in BETA. You can still visit the previous version.”
While it can be hard to see, the words “previous version” are hot-linked to the classic catalog.
This is the only working URL to the classic website of which I am aware and it is not very visible. To get to the old, preferred catalog, bookmark this link or add it to your favorites:
Even though http://classic.familysearch.org no longer works, I have found several catalog links still work. The ones I use the most are:
One nice thing about these URLs is they all contain “fhlc”. Once I have visited these URLs, my browser remembers them. When I start typing “fhlc” into the address bar, the browser lists one or more of these links, for easy clicking.