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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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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