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Global RootsTech Conference Announces Free Online Broadcast Schedule

The following is from RootsTech: SALT LAKE CITY, 29 January 2016 — RootsTech, the world’s largest family history and technology conference held in Salt Lake City, Utah, February 4-6, 2016, announced today that 15 of its popular sessions will be broadcast live and complimentary over the Internet. The live broadcasts will give those unable to […]

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NGS Announces a New Cloud-Based Course: Researching Your World War I Ancestors

The following is from NGS: ARLINGTON, VA, 01/27/2016 — The National Genealogical Society (NGS) announces the release of its newest Continuing Genealogical Studies course, Researching Your World War I Ancestors. In this cloud-based, nine-module, self-paced course, genealogists obtain an introduction to WWI research. Modules cover topics such as “Locate and Understand Records of Units,” “Serial […]

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NGS Launches Its Newest Course – Genetic Genealogy: Autosomal DNA Course

The following news release is from the National Genealogical Society: ARLINGTON, VA, 9 DECEMBER, 2015— The National Genealogical Society (NGS) proudly announces the release of its newest Continuing Genealogical Studies course, Genetic Genealogy:Autosomal DNA. Autosomal DNA comprises twenty-two of the twenty-three pairs of chromosomes, excluding the one pair of sex chromosomes. These matched pairs of […]

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CAFG Announces Scholarship Covering 50% of Tuition to the 2016 Forensic Genealogy Institute

The following was received from Leslie Lawson: Hands-on Forensic Genealogy Event More than 65% Filled; Seats at FGI Expected to Sell Out Soon FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – Dallas, Texas – November 4, 2015 – The Council for the Advancement of Forensic Genealogy (CAFG) is now accepting applications for a $225 scholarship to the 5th Annual […]

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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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