MyHeritage Black Friday Offer Expires Soon!

REMINDER! The Black Friday Offer from MyHeritage will expire on November 25, 2022. 60% OFF! Don’t miss MyHeritage DNA for the lowest price EVER! At just $36 USD each, MyHeritage DNA kits make the perfect gift for the upcoming holidays, whether for your loved ones or yourself. Explore your origins from across 2,114 geographic regions and find new relatives. You’ll […]

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The National Institute for Genealogical Studies / International Institute of Genealogical Studies offers 225+ online courses designed to assist family history researchers in all levels of genealogy education. Whether you are just beginning your research journey, or you are looking to build your skills at a professional level, you are sure to find a course of interest. Visit our […]

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MyHeritage Black Friday Offer

The National Institute for Genealogical Studies / International Institute of Genealogical Studies is pleased to share an Early Black Friday Offer from MyHeritage:  Don’t miss out on this Black Friday deal: MyHeritage DNA for the lowest price EVER! At just $36 USD (or 36 Euro) each, MyHeritage DNA kits make the perfect gift for the upcoming holidays, whether for […]

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MyHeritage Black Friday Offer Expires Soon!

REMINDER! The Black Friday Offer from MyHeritage will expire on November 25, 2022. 60% OFF! Don’t miss MyHeritage DNA for the lowest price EVER! At just $36 USD each, MyHeritage DNA kits make the perfect gift for the upcoming holidays, whether for your loved ones or yourself. Explore your origins from across 2,114 geographic regions and find new relatives. You’ll […]

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Follow the Institute on Social Media

The National Institute for Genealogical Studies / International Institute of Genealogical Studies offers 225+ online courses designed to assist family history researchers in all levels of genealogy education. Whether you are just beginning your research journey, or you are looking to build your skills at a professional level, you are sure to find a course of interest. Visit our […]

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MyHeritage Black Friday Offer

The National Institute for Genealogical Studies / International Institute of Genealogical Studies is pleased to share an Early Black Friday Offer from MyHeritage:  Don’t miss out on this Black Friday deal: MyHeritage DNA for the lowest price EVER! At just $36 USD (or 36 Euro) each, MyHeritage DNA kits make the perfect gift for the upcoming holidays, whether for […]

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Graduation – November 2022

Today, The National Institute for Genealogical Studies / International Institute of Genealogical Studies celebrated our students, who have completed their programs between May 1st and October 31st of 2022 to receive their certificates. What an impressive achievement! It took a lot of hard work, patience, and determination to reach their goals and work towards making their genealogical dreams come […]

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Black Friday Offers All Around Us!

Black Friday is almost here! Every year, many shoppers anxiously wait for the day after the American Thanksgiving to discover what deals will be included in the Black Friday sales. Some sales will be just on that day, while others will extend throughout the weekend. Exclusive electronic and tech deals may be offered on the […]

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Student Presentation Reminder

Just a reminder. International Institute of Genealogical Studies has a student presentation tomorrow. We hope you can join us to show support to your fellow student.  Our course, Lecturing Skills Including Preparation, teaches the skills needed to present genealogical-related lectures. It is a “hands-on” course where the student presents a lecture via our VIRTUAL LEARNING ROOM. We invite you to […]

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Virtual Meetings November 14-19

The National Institute for Genealogical Studies / International Institute of Genealogical Studies hosts several virtual meetings every month. We have a number scheduled for this week, as well as a Student Presentation and our Fall 2022 Graduation ceremony. Details are outlined below. Hope you can join us! Come with your course and/or research questions.  IMPORTANT: We are now […]

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Virtual Meetings for November 2022

The National Institute for Genealogical Studies / International Institute of Genealogical Studies will be hosting a few special virtual meetings coming up for the month of November, including a Guest Speaker in the Student Lounge, a Student Presentation, and our Fall 2022 Graduation ceremonies. Hope you can join us. Do you have any questions about your courses or […]

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Keeping in Touch – November 2022

Do you have a question about your courses or your research? Communication is so important in genealogy in order to keep abreast of constantly evolving information. The same is true within The National Institute for Genealogical Studies / International Institute of Genealogical Studies. As a student at the Institute, there are several ways you can communicate with us […]

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Fall 2022 Graduation

The National Institute for Genealogical Studies / International Institute of Genealogical Studies have been making preparations to celebrate our next round of Graduates! We are very proud to congratulate our hard-working students who have successfully completed their full programs between May 1st and October 31st of 2022.  Our Fall 2022 Graduation is scheduled to be held online via Zoom on Friday, […]

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Using WorldCat.org to Find Countless Genealogy Resources (fromAmy Johnson Crow)

There are countless resources you can use for your family history or genealogy research, but they are a little tough to track down. Sometimes only a few copies exist, and some are literally one of a kind. With WorldCat.org, you can search more than 10,000 libraries around the world, all at once, to get closer...

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November Courses

November is here! Only two more months left for 2022. How are you doing with your 2022 genealogy goals? There is still time to finish some research and prepare those genealogy projects for the coming holiday season. Make a list and create a schedule. You can do it! Our November schedule includes two Virtual Presentations […]

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DNA Discovery Using Gephi

Enjoy a special aspect of our Student Life here at the International Institute of Genealogical Studies by joining us over on our new YouTube channel with our featured speaker, Jennifer Roodzant of DescendantGenealogy.com, as she shares a brilliant way to sort and discover DNA matches quickly with graphing on Gephi.org. This session was hosted by Gena Philibert Ortega during our monthly Student […]

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Student Presentation: Beyond the Birth, Death, and Marriage Dates

The National Institute for Genealogical Studies / International Institute of Genealogical Studies has a student presentation coming up. We hope you can join us to show support to your fellow student.  Our course, Lecturing Skills Including Preparation, teaches the skills needed to present genealogical-related lectures. It is a “hands-on” course where the student presents a lecture via our VIRTUAL LEARNING ROOM. […]

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Student Presentation: An Irish Genealogy Secret

The National Institute for Genealogical Studies / International Institute of Genealogical Studies has a student presentation coming up. We hope you can join us to show support to your fellow student.  Our course, Lecturing Skills Including Preparation, teaches the skills needed to present genealogical-related lectures. It is a “hands-on” course where the student presents a lecture via our VIRTUAL LEARNING ROOM. […]

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Student Presentations: November 2022

The National Institute for Genealogical Studies / International Institute of Genealogical Studies has student presentations coming up. We hope you can join us to show support to your fellow student.  Our course, Lecturing Skills Including Preparation, teaches the skills needed to present genealogical-related lectures. It is a “hands-on” course where the student presents a lecture via our VIRTUAL LEARNING ROOM. We […]

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Lecturing Skills course

Are you interested in developing your genealogy Lecturing Skills? With the uncertainty of restrictions for in-person meetings, many societies and organizations have taken the plunge to host virtual or hybrid meetings, many for the first time. This has created an increased need for presentation lectures and speakers ready to present online. The National Institute for Genealogical […]

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Save the Date!

Just a quick note to our followers. We are making preparations to celebrate our next round of Graduates! Our Fall 2022 Graduation is scheduled to be held online via Zoom on Friday, November 18th at 4:30 pm Eastern. Mark your calendars now! Watch for more details coming soon.  ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ To see our Calendar of Virtual Meeting sessions, […]

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Student Lounge – October 2022

Calling all students! Each month, we set a time aside for our students to connect with their fellow classmates for an opportunity to discuss topics relevant to their online education goals. We are pleased to announce that we have just confirmed a special presentation for our October Student Lounge virtual meeting, which is scheduled for next week. […]

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Foundations: Methodology Certificate

Our students are enthusiastic about our online genealogical courses. However, many new students are unsure of where to begin. Which courses should they take first? Just as in planning to build a house, your genealogy education plan must begin with a strong foundation. Whether you are just beginning to research your family history, or you […]

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Virtual Meetings October 2022

We have a great line up of Virtual Meetings for the month of October. See the details below. Hope you can join us!  Enhance your genealogy education and attend virtual meetings! Each month, The National Institute for Genealogical Studies hosts several virtual meetings, giving the students the ability to ask questions about the courses or research they are […]

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Are You Really Related to Someone Famous? (fromAmy Johnson Crow)

Family stories abound with tales of being related to someone famous, whether it’s George Washington, Queen Elizabeth, or Elvis. But how do you know if that story is actually true? Here’s a strategy you can use. Click the play button or scroll below to keep reading. A Common – and Frustrating – Way to Prove...

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Palaeography Virtual Meeting

The National Institute for Genealogical Studies hosts several virtual meetings every month. For October, we will offer a special Virtual Meeting, giving our students the ability to ask questions about one of the most challenging, but valuable courses for researchers. Join us in this Zoom session for the opportunity for discussion and individual questions. We can all […]

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October Courses

Our students at The National Institute for Genealogical Studies are opening their October courses. Every month brings another rotation with new strategies to apply to their research. Discovering new record types and websites to explore will motivate and inspire researchers to dig deeper and refine their genealogical skills. Some will be introduced to new concepts and proven […]

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How to Change the Start Date for Your Course

When you register for a National Institute for Genealogical Studies course, you will choose a Start Date. As the day approaches, you may find that this date is no longer convenient. Changing the date your course opens is easy. In your Student Briefcase, scroll down to Future Courses.  #1. You will see a list of your registered […]

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Virtual Meetings for End of September

Just a reminder, we have some Virtual Meetings scheduled for this weekend and Monday. Be sure to mark them on your calendar. Details are outlined below. Hope you can join us! Come with your course and/or research questions.  IMPORTANT: We are now using Zoom for all of our sessions. You can verbally ask questions and […]

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Our YouTube Channel is Growing!

The National Institute for Genealogical Studies has added the latest recording [Researching Mulatto Ancestors with Denise Griggs] to our YouTube channel. We are excited to see this media resource growing. Be sure to SUBSCRIBE to our channel and watch for more videos to be added to our Playlists. ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ International Institute for Genealogical Studies YouTube Channel ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ Playlist: Student Orientation  Our first […]

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September Student Lounge

Calling all students! Just a reminder, we have our September Student Lounge virtual meeting coming up this week. It is a time set aside each month to pull up a chair and connect with fellow students, while listening to a short presentation by our special guest. This month, our guest will be Denise I. Griggs.  […]

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Virtual Meetings September 2022

We have a great line up of Virtual Meetings for the month of September. In addition, we have another Student Lounge special presentation. See the details below. Hope you can join us!  Enhance your genealogy education and attend virtual meetings! Each month, The National Institute for Genealogical Studies hosts several virtual meetings, giving the students the ability […]

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Keeping in Touch – September 2022

Do you have a question about your courses or your research? Communication is so important in genealogy in order to keep abreast of constantly evolving information. As a student of The National Institute for Genealogical Studies, there are various ways you can communicate with us and your fellow students (see below). We are also on YouTube […]

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A Sneak Peek

Take a sneak peek and be among the first to visit our brand-new Int’l Institute of Genealogical Studies YouTube Channel! Be sure to SUBSCRIBE to see more videos as they are added.  Our first uploaded video was our Back to School Orientation Fall 2022 recording of the evening session on August 30th. We hope it will help students who a little […]

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Course Date Changes

We hear you! Announcement for Course Date Changes  Planning for 2023, and being aware of the difficulty opening and closing dates of courses can cause when they open and/or close on a holiday or holiday weekend, we are listening to our student feedback. Thank you for letting us know that we could improve your student […]

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Back to School Orientation Fall 2022

Back to School Orientation on 30 Aug 2022 with executive director, Angela Breidenbach New student orientations for The National Institute for Genealogical Studies will be held live on 30 Aug 2022 at 11 am Eastern and again at 7 pm Eastern on Zoom to help students prepare for our fall classes.  Learn to navigate the […]

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Virtual Meetings for August 23-25

The National Institute for Genealogical Studies will host some Virtual Meetings scheduled for this week, as well as a Student Presentation. Note: Some of these sessions have been rescheduled. Details are outlined below. Hope you can join us! Come with your course and/or research questions. ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ IMPORTANT: We have changed the platform for our virtual meetings. We are now using […]

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When Your Ancestor Isn’t in the Will (fromAmy Johnson Crow)

Wills can be excellent resources for your genealogy research. But what does it mean when your ancestor isn’t included or received only $1? Let’s take a look at the possibilities and what they mean for your family history. Click the play button or scroll below to keep reading. What Being Out of the Will Means...

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Student Lecture: Leave No Clue Unresearched

The National Institute for Genealogical Studies has a student presentation coming up. We hope you can join us to show your fellow student support.  Our course, Lecturing Skills Including Preparation, teaches the skills needed to present genealogical-related lectures. It is a “hands-on” course where the student presents a lecture via our VIRTUAL LEARNING ROOM. We invite you to participate […]

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Healing Through Family History (fromAmy Johnson Crow)

Genealogy can be more than just an enjoyable hobby. It can be a way to explore issues like generational trauma. That’s exactly what actor Zachary Levi did in his episode of Who Do You Think You Are. Click the play button or scroll below to keep reading. Zachary Levi Explores Generational Trauma Unlike some celebrities...

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Virtual Meetings August 2022

We’ve got some great Virtual Meetings coming up in the month of August. We have a Lecturing Skills student presenting later in the month, as well as Daniel Horowitz of MyHeritage joining us in the Student Lounge to talk about DNA Matching Technology on MyHeritage. Hope you can join us! Enhance your education and attend virtual […]

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Keeping in Touch – August 2022

Do you have a question about your courses or your research? Communication is so important in genealogy in order to keep abreast of constantly evolving information. The same is true within The National Institute for Genealogical Studies. As a student of The National Institute, there are various ways you can communicate with us and your fellow […]

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Related Faces Featured in July Student Lounge

At The National Institute for Genealogical Studies, we want to enhance the online learning experience for our students by promoting #StudentLife opportunities. Every month, there is a virtual meeting scheduled just for our students to connect and share. As genealogy is often a solitary endeavour, this is an opportunity to join others who are just as enthusiastic […]

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Student Lounge Virtual Meetings

At The National Institute for Genealogical Studies, we want to enhance the online learning experience for our students by promoting #StudentLife opportunities. Every month, there is a virtual meeting scheduled just for our students to connect and share. As genealogy is often a solitary endeavour, this is an opportunity to join others who are just as enthusiastic about […]

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What Billy Porter’s WDYTYA Episode Can Teach You (fromAmy Johnson Crow)

“Who Do You Think You Are” can be not only entertaining and inspiring, but can also show you some good insights into genealogy research… if you look closely. Here’s one important lesson from the Billy Porter episode. Who Is Billy Porter? Billy Porter is an actor who has won both a Tony and an Emmy....

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Virtual Meetings for End of July 2022

We have a number of Virtual Meetings scheduled for this week. Details are outlined below. Hope you can join us! Come with your course and/or research questions.  IMPORTANT: We have changed the platform for our virtual meetings. Going forward, we are using Zoom for all of our sessions. You will now be able to verbally ask questions, in addition […]

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Virtual Meetings for Rest of July 2022

There are lots of great Virtual Meetings coming up for the rest of July (see details below). Hope you can join us! Come with your course and/or research questions. Enhance your education and attend virtual meetings! Each month, The National Institute for Genealogical Studies hosts several virtual meetings, giving the students the ability to ask questions about […]

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Scheduled Website Maintenance

NOTICE: The National Institute for Genealogical Studies has scheduled a small website maintenance happening tomorrow morning (July 12th) from 6:30 am – 8 am. The website will be accessible, but some functions will not work (such as pay buttons) until the maintenance is complete. Expected completion is before 8 am Eastern. Thank you for understanding.  Angela […]

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Virtual Meetings – First Half of July

Lots of great Virtual Meetings coming up for the first half of July. We have one session scheduled for this weekend (see details below). Hope you can join us! Come with your course and/or research questions. Enhance your education and attend virtual meetings! Each month, The National Institute for Genealogical Studies hosts several virtual meetings, giving the […]

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American Colonial Courses

The National Institute for Genealogical Studies offers online genealogical education for family history enthusiasts, genealogists and historians. Our courses are offered in Basic, Intermediate, or Advanced levels. You can register for courses individually, or receive a discount by choosing from a variety of packages. These are bundled either by specific theme or can be customized to […]

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Graduation June 2022

Today, The National Institute for Genealogical Studies celebrated our students, who have completed their programs between May 2020 and April 2022 to receive their certificates. What an impressive achievement! It took a lot of hard work, patience, and determination to reach their goals and work towards making their genealogical dreams come true.  CONGRATULATIONS GRADUATES! ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~  We are so very […]

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Correlation of Mined Evidence to Advance Research Objectives

The National Institute for Genealogical Studies course, Lecturing Skills Including Preparation, teaches the skills needed to present genealogical-related lectures. It is a “hands-on” course where the student presents a lecture via our VIRTUAL LEARNING ROOM.  We invite you to participate and hear our student: Jennifer Roodzant. Her 30-minute lecture will be followed by a 10-minute Question & Answer period, and […]

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Virtual Meetings for Mid-June

Just a reminder that The National Institute for Genealogical Studies has a couple of virtual events and a regular virtual meeting scheduled. Hope you can join us! Details are outlined below.  Enhance your learning experience by joining a virtual meeting regarding your studies and asking questions. Even if you don’t have questions, you are welcome to just […]

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Genealogy in a Package

Father’s Day is almost here! Some packages may already be arriving at your door or from the mall; while others are safely hidden away until it’s time to present them to Dad on his special day. We all love to receive packages. However, some package contents are better than others. Ties and joke T-shirts are […]

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An Overlooked Part of the 1950 Census: The Notes (fromAmy Johnson Crow)

The 1950 US Census has helped countless genealogists. However, there’s a portion of the census that many people are overlooking: the enumerator’s notes. Let’s take a look at what they are, where to find them, and how to associate them with the right people. The 1950 Census Enumerator Notes Unlike other federal censuses, the 1950...

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Student Presentation: Money Talks

The National Institute for Genealogical Studies course, Lecturing Skills Including Preparation, teaches the skills needed to present genealogical-related lectures. It is a “hands-on” course where the student presents a lecture via our VIRTUAL LEARNING ROOM.  We invite you to participate and hear our student: Drew von Hasselbach. His 30-minute lecture will be followed by a 10-minute Question & Answer period, […]

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Virtual Meetings for June 2022

Lots of great Virtual Meetings coming up in the month of June. We have four sessions scheduled for this weekend (see details below). Hope you can join us! Come with your course and/or research questions. Enhance your education and attend virtual meetings! Each month, The National Institute for Genealogical Studies hosts several virtual meetings, giving the students […]

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Keeping in Touch

Do you have a question about your courses or your research? Communication is so important in genealogy in order to keep abreast of constantly evolving information. The same is true within The National Institute for Genealogical Studies. As a student of The National Institute, there are various ways you can communicate with us and your fellow […]

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Lecturing Skills – Student Presentation coming soon

We have some student presentations coming up. We hope you can join us to show your fellow students support. The National Institute for Genealogical Studies course, Lecturing Skills Including Preparation, teaches the skills needed to present genealogical-related lectures. It is a “hands-on” course where the student presents a lecture via our Virtual Learning Room. We invite […]

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CONGRATULATIONS GRADUATES!!!

Join us for our 2022 graduation ceremony Saturday, June 18th as we honour GRADUATES of the Certificate in Genealogical Studies program. This year it will be a virtual celebration at 4:30 PM (Eastern Daylight Time). Our students and graduates are from all around the world. Naturally, because of the distances and time zones, many graduates […]

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Clues for Discovering Military Service

Digging into military records can yield an incredible amount of information about our ancestors. (My favorite is my 3rd-great-grandfather’s Civil War pension file. It showed that he married his second wife 12 days after she divorced her previous husband. Yeah, that.) While some records will spell out military service, there are times when we need...

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Major Update to FindAGrave Memorials

FindAGrave just announced two big updates that will have an impact on memorials for the recently deceased and who qualifies for a required transfer. These are changes that members of the genealogy community have requested for years. You can listen to the audio: Or watch the video (or scroll below to keep reading): FindAGrave Updates...

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PERIODICALS: For the Professional Only!

When a file is opened on a website, it is tallied in something called a “Click Through Rate” (CTR). It has occurred to us that many members are not clicking through and viewing our digital periodicals when they are posted…

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