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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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Registration is Now Open for the 2013 Jamboree Extension Webinar Series

The following was received from SCGS: The Southern California Genealogical Society announces that registration is now open for the popular Jamboree Extension Webinar Series for 2013. The webinar series provides web-based family history and genealogy educational sessions for genealogists around the world. Jamboree Extension Series webinars are conducted the first Saturday and third Wednesday of […]

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Family Treasures: 15 Lessons, Tips, and Tricks for Discovering Your Family History

Each family history is different, as are the stories of each ancestor. The research trail is equally unique for each family history. In Family Treasures: 15 Lessons, Tips, and Tricks for Discovering Your Family History, Barry J. Ewell shares his experiences in hope of helping other researchers make their path to research success just a […]

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Registration Open for APG Professional Management Conference

The following is from the Association of Professional Genealogists: Association of Professional Genealogists Announces Details for 2013 Professional Management Conference All-Star Speakers to Address Strategies for Building a Successful Business WESTMINSTER, Colo., 24 October 2012−The Association of Professional Genealogists (APG®) today unveiled the details of its upcoming Professional Management Conference (PMC). Top genealogical speakers will […]

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Kinship: It’s All Relative; Expanded Second Edition

Who is your kin? The answer is not always as clear as it may seem. Culture, laws, and personal opinions all play a part in who people consider to be their kin. From marriage and divorce to childbirth, surrogacy, and adoptions the opinions and legal definitions have varied widely over time and differ from place […]

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Branching Out: Genealogy for Adults

Branching Out: Genealogy for Adults is not your standard genealogy primer. Unlike most book written for beginners, Branching Out does not have any chapters. Instead, the book is written more like a textbook, with lessons not chapters. The book is laid out is such a way that not only can individuals use it for their […]

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Genealogy as a Pastime and Profession

Genealogy as a Pastime and Profession was published initially in 1930. The volume was written by one of the leading genealogists of the era, Donald Lines Jacobus. When the Second Revised Edition was published by Genealogical Publishing Company in 1968, Milton Rubincam wrote the Introduction for the book. The late Mr. Rubincam was one of […]

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