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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 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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Two Excellent FREE Webinars From the North Carolina Genealogical Society Oct 3-5 & Dec 5-7

The following is from Maryann Stockert Tuck with the NCGS Webinars. Note that NCGS members have free access to the live webinars, as well as the archived classes. Free webinars are limited to specific programs on specific dates. October 3-5, 2014 Free three-day viewing of Mark Lowe’s “North Carolina Tax Lists: People, Time, and Delinquency” […]

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“Finding a North Carolina Revolutionary War Ancestry” Webinar With Craig Scott

The following was received from the North Carolina Genealogical Society: 21 November 2014. The North Carolina Genealogical Society will present a webinar featuring Craig R. Scott, CG, “Finding a North Carolina Revolutionary War Ancestry”. North Carolinians were active participants in the Revolutionary War, providing men, supplies, and support for the revolutionary cause. Records were created […]

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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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Call for Papers for the Florida State Genealogical Society Webinar Series

The following was received from Ann Staley: Webinar presentation proposals are welcome by 1 May 2014 for the Florida State Genealogical Society (FSGS) 2015-2016 “Poolside Chats: A Genealogy Webinar Series“. The webinars are presented to the FSGS membership and to the public on a monthly basis. Among the topics being considered are presentations on Computers/Technology, […]

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Live Streaming of 10 Lectures from the NGS 2014 Family History Conference

The following is from the National Genealogical Society NGS 2014 Family History Conference Richmond, VA 7–10 May 2014 The National Genealogical Society announces the live streaming of ten lectures from the NGS 2014 Family History Conference. The upcoming conference will be the first time NGS has provided a portion of the conference to NGS members […]

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2014 RootsTech Conference Makes 15 Live Sessions Free on the Internet

The following is from RootsTech: SALT LAKE CITY – RootsTech, the world’s largest family history and technology conference held in Salt Lake City, Utah, February 6-8, 2014, recently announced that 15 of its popular sessions will be broadcast live and complimentary over the Internet. The live broadcasts will give those unable to attend in-person worldwide […]

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The National Institute for Genealogical Studies Introduces the New Professional Development Certificate

The following is from Louise St Denis: To help their students meet the expectations of a growing genealogical consumer community, The National Institute for Genealogical Studies announced on August 19 their new certificate program in Professional Development. “This certificate fills an important niche for the genealogy community” says Louise St Denis, Managing Director of the […]

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The National Archives Virtual Genealogy Fair – Sept. 3 & 4, 2013

For the first time ever, the National Archives will host a virtual Genealogy Fair via webcast using the Internet. This two-day program will showcase tips and techniques for using Federal records at the National Archives for genealogy research. Lectures are designed for experienced genealogy professionals and novices alike. Lecture topics include Native American and African […]

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Mapping Your Ancestor’s Land – How to Do It and Why Bother? – Webinar Available FREE Sept 20-22

The next North Carolina Genealogical Society WEBINAR will be available totally free to the public September 20-22, 2013 on Helen F. M. Leary, CG (Emeritus), FASG will present Mapping Your Ancestor’s Land – How to Do It and Why Bother? Do you know how to plat (map) your ancestor’s deed? If not, you won’t […]

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Building Solid Research Skills – The Genealogical Proof Standard webinar

The Genealogical Proof Standard webinar – Thursday, May 23, 7:00 – 8:30 p.m. EST This Genealogical Society of Pennsylvania-sponsored webinar is designed to help the family researcher learn about and develop solid genealogical research skills. Are the records you’ve found relevant to your family? What proof is acceptable if no original document exists? What other […]

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136 Hours – and counting… of Online Genealogy Education Now Available at

This is exciting! Genealogists can now have unlimited access, anytime, anywhere, to the nearly 100 recorded genealogy webinars and more than 350 pages of instructors’ handouts that have been part of the Legacy Family Tree Webinar series. They have a new website at, making all this available! Legacy has been producing Webinars for many […]

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2012 Jamboree Extension Webinar Series

The following news release was received from Paula Hinkel at SCGS: December 18, 2011. (Burbank, CA): The Southern California Genealogical Society announces the return of the popular Jamboree Extension Webinar Series, which provides web-based family history and genealogy educational sessions for genealogists around the world. Speakers for the 2012 Series include many distinguished professional genealogists […]

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The Genealogy Gems Podcast App Named a Must-Have by

The following press release was received from my good friend, Lisa Louise Cooke: SAN RAMON, CA, August 11, 2011 – Genealogy Gems announced today that has named the Genealogy Gems Podcast app as a must-have app in the Hobby category of the website’s AppList. From “As more and more old records are added […]

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