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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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Register Now for the 2014 Salt Lake Institute of Genealogy (SLIG)

The following is from SLIG: SLIG’s Early-Bird Registration is only weeks away, ending on October 31, 2013! Ensure you get yourself a spot in one of the few remaining courses. The following courses still have seats left: American Research and Records: Focus on Families Credentialing: Accreditation, Certification, or Both? Advanced Evidence Analysis Practicum Problem Solving […]

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Classes Form Around Tom Jones’s Mastering Genealogical Proof

The following is from the National Genealogical Society: Arlington, VA, 10 June 2013: One of the National Genealogical Society’s educational goals two years ago was to bring an excellent learning tool to the genealogical community that would help expand understanding of the Genealogical Proof Standard (GPS). With the help of Dr. Thomas W. Jones, phd, […]

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FGS Radio: Getting the Next Generation Involved with Genealogy

The subject of getting kids involved in genealogy has been near to my heart for nearly 30 years. Randy Whited’s FGS Radio show on Getting the Next Generation Involved with Genealogy should be a good one. The following is from FGS. FGS Radio: Getting the Next Generation Involved with Genealogy Saturday, June 15, 2013 2-3pm […]

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The International Society for British Genealogy and Family History Announces Courses and Instructors for 2013 British Institute

The following press release is from Sandra M. Hewlett CG: WESTMINSTER, Colo., 3 April 2013 — The International Society for British Genealogy and Family History announces the courses for the 13th annual British Institute, to be held 7–11 October in Salt Lake City at the Radisson Downtown, located two blocks from the Family History Library. […]

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Zap The Grandma Gap

Zap the Grandma Gap: Connecting with Your  Family by Connecting Them to Their Family History takes an old idea and breathes new life into sharing family history. I don’t know many genealogists who haven’t complained about how difficult it is to get the next generation interested and involved in their family history. Some offer up […]

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