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The Family History Library Announces Free Classes for September 2015

The following is from FamilySearch: These classes and workshops are designed to help individuals and families find their ancestors and teach others family history techniques. Sep 3 – 11:00 A.M. British Resources on findmypast 1:00 P.M. British Resources on Ancestry.com Sep 5 – 1:00 P.M. Recursos en línea además de FamilySearch.org Sep 10 – 1:00 […]

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NGS Announces a New Course in the American Genealogical Studies Series: Beyond the Basics

The following is from NGS: ARLINGTON, VA, August 17, 2015: The National Genealogical Society proudly announces the release of its newest American Genealogical Studies course, Beyond the Basics. This course joins The Basics and Guide to Documentation and Source Citation in the series of online courses developed by NGS to help those interested in discovering […]

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Ancestry Academy Adds Four New Courses

The following is from Ancestry.com: Ancestry Academy’s online course library continues to grow with these four new courses taught by experts in the genealogy community. Come check them out! The Mystery of Manuscripts, with Pamela Boyer Sayre, CG℠, CGL℠, FUGA Manuscripts and other original documents can provide information not found anywhere else, but they can […]

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Family History Library Announces Free Webinar Classes for July 2015

The following is from FamilySearch: These classes and workshops are designed to help individuals and families find their ancestors and teach others family history techniques. July 2 – 7:00 P.M. Danish Church Records: Feast Days Webinar. July 9 – 6:00 P.M. United States Naturalization Webinar. July 13-17 – Wales Research Series Webinars will be held […]

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Ancestry Launches Ancestry Academy – Educational Video Courses for Family History Researchers

The following news release is from Marketwired: New Resource Will Feature High-Quality Video Courses Spanning a Variety of Family History Topics; Expert Guidance to Help Experts and Novices Alike PROVO, UT–(Marketwired – April 22, 2015) – Ancestry, the world’s leading family history service, has launched Ancestry Academy, a new educational resource that offers high-quality video […]

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Institute of Genealogy and Historical Research (IGHR) 2015 Dates

Lori A. Northrup, MLIS, Associate Dean, and Director, Institute of Genealogy & Historical Research at the Samford University Library sent a note with the dates for IGHR 2015. The Institute of Genealogy and Historical Research (IGHR) at the Samford University Library will be held June 7-12, 2015. They have recently updated their web site. Their […]

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Virtual PMC 2015 Registration Now Open

The following is from APG: Registration is now open for the 2015 Virtual Professional Management Conference at https://virtualpmc2015.eventbrite.com. The largest Virtual PMC to date offers TWO full days — that’s 9 total sessions — of PMC’s must-have instruction streamed live to your computer or mobile device. Choose from the full Virtual PMC line up, one-day […]

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Genealogical Proof Standard Classes Offered at the Iowa Genealogical Society

The following was received from Kevin Spire: Do you want to start researching your family history? Get started on the right foot by taking classes at the Iowa Genealogical Society. Along with a free Beginning Genealogy class offered once a month, IGS will be offering a series of classes on Genealogical Proof Standard. Orientation for […]

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Salt Lake Institute of Genealogy Registration Opens Saturday

The following is from SLIG: Be ready to register at 9:00 a.m. (MT) Saturday, June 14 at www.slig.ugagenealogy.org! The Salt Lake Institute of Genealogy is a week-long intensive educational experience that takes students deep into their track of choice. Instead of a breadth of topics, like a conference, this institute brings you a depth of […]

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National Genealogical Society Announces Post-Conference Viewing of Ten Sessions

The following is from the National Genealogical Society: Arlington, VA, 15 May 2014: The National Genealogical Society (NGS) announces that registration for post-conference viewing of ten lectures from the NGS 2014 Family History Conference which was recently held in Richmond, Virginia, will be extended through 31 May 2014. Over four hundred people signed up for […]

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New Online Training Courses Being Offered at FamilySearch

FamilySearch is now offering some new free online training classes at their Learning Center. The following courses were announced at the FamilySearch Blog on May 13: Using Online Czech Records: Land Archives in Opava Family Tree in Spanish – Preguntas frecuentes sobre el Árbol Familiar Research classes for Spain and Latin America ¿Y ahora qué? […]

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Upcoming APG Webinars & New “Careers” Series!

The following is from the Association of Professional Genealogists. Note that the live-streaming webinars are FREE to anyone.: Mark your calendars! APG has the following webinars and speakers planned for April and May, brought to you by the APG Professional Development Committee. Register soon to reserve your spot. The first webinar is this Thursday! Careers […]

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Free Freedmen’s Bureau Records Webinar May 16, 2014

A new NCGS Webinar has been scheduled for May 16th on www.ncgenealogy.org. The North Carolina Genealogical Society presents Diane L Richards speaking on Freedmen’s Bureau Records. The following notice was sent to me by Maryann Tuck: Are you seeking records for your southern ancestors in the immediate post Civil War time period (1865-1868)? Learn about […]

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Illinois State Genealogical Society Announces Its 2014 Webinar Lineup

The following excerpt is from the MONDAY, OCTOBER 28, 2013 Issue of Illinois State Genealogical Society Blog Registration for the 2014 webinars is now open! You’ll find a fantastic lineup of presentations and speakers and we hope you will join us for a wonderful educational experience. The ISGS webinars, which are live lectures/presentations that you […]

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Registration Now Open for APG Professional Management Conference 2014

The following was written by APG staff: Early-bird registration for the 2014 Professional Management Conference (PMC), “Embracing Innovation and Opportunity,” is now open online at www.apgen.org/conferences. The two-day conference will be held at the Radisson Hotel in downtown Salt Lake City on 10–11 January 2014. PMC offers interactive, relevant guidance in advanced genealogical research skills […]

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