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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 www.ncgenealogy.org: 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 FamilyTreeWebinars.com

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 www.FamilyTreeWebinars.com, 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 AppAdvice.com

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

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National Genealogical Society August Video Releases

The following news release was received from Allison Ryall at the National Genealogical Society: Arlington,VA, 5 August 2011: The National Genealogical Society has released three videos for the month of August, all produced by Kate Geis and Allen Moore. Available to the Public on YouTube: The NGSGenealogy channel on YouTube presents Education at the National […]

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FamilySearch Announces Updated YouTube Channel

The following was received from Paul Nauta with FamilySearch: 4 August 2011: SALT LAKE CITY— FamilySearch has unveiled a newly updated YouTube channel giving viewers an informative, fun and fascinating look at several different aspects of genealogy through a growing number of videos in five playlists. High-quality videos are available for the rookie genealogist and […]

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National Genealogical Society Book Loan Collection Video Online

The following news release was received from the National Genealogical Society: The National Genealogical Society proudly announces the release of an online presentation about the NGS Book Loan Collection presented by St. Louis County Reference Specialist, Ruth Ann Hager, cg, cgl. You can see this presentation by clicking on the graphic on the right. In […]

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Family Tree University to Host Virtual Conference

The following News Release was written by F&W Media staff: First-of-its-kind event August 19-21 will connect attendees with experts Early Bird deadline is July 15 CINCINNATI, July 5, 2011 — For genealogists who find themselves too busy or too cash-strapped to travel for conferences this year—or who just want more learning opportunities—Family Tree University’s first […]

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Archives.com Looking for Expert Genealogy Writers

The following announcement from Archives.com was received from APG: The Expert Series is a collection of articles from top genealogists around the country. Every week we feature a new article aimed to help beginning and advanced genealogists alike solve common research problems, break-through brick walls, and learn how to improve their research techniques. It’s a […]

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