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  By Sandy Fackler, PLCGS (student) When I first started doing genealogy I collected names, dates, and places. I was a genealogist. Years later I became a family historian. Besides those names, dates and places, I wanted to know the what, when, where, and how. I needed the meat on the bones. The transition was […]
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Sometimes we feel a little isolated in our studies and family research…but you do not have to be alone. Join a virtual meeting with your fellow students and instructors to participate (or just listen and learn) in conversations about genealogy. Have any questions about your courses or your research? Attend a virtual meeting applicable to […]
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Here is the list of scheduled Virtual Meetings for the month of March. Mark your calendars for sessions applicable to your area of studies or research! Times given are Eastern Daylight Time. ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ Saturday, March 17th at 9:30 AM EDT – All Methodology courses with Gena Philibert-Ortega This Virtual Meeting is appropriate for ALL students […]
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  By Sandy Fackler, PLCGS. Student.   I knew little about the aspects of photography when I registered for Photography: Clues Pictures Hold, Editing, Digitizing and Various Projects in December. Now, I want to recommend this course to anyone who has a collection of old or recent photographs because I believe you’ll learn at least […]
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The National Institute for Genealogical Studies Announces a New Eastern European Records Certificate Features Courses Written by Lisa Alzo, MFA   For Immediate Release 27 February 2018 The National Institute for Genealogical Studies is proud to announce a new addition to our Certificate Programs. The Eastern European Records Certificate features courses in researching various records and […]
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In the genealogy world we need to communicate with each other to keep abreast of the constantly evolving research methods and resources. 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 students. Here is […]
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We have a student presentation coming up in March. We hope you can join us to show your 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. […]
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With all the snow we have been getting in parts of Canada, United States and Europe, it is a good time to hunker down and work on our courses and family history research! Do you have any questions about your courses or research? Join us for a virtual meeting applicable to your question. Even if […]
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We have just released a new course that is applicable to all genealogists, Genealogy Ethical Guidelines & Standards. Whether you are a hobby genealogist, society member, serious researcher, or a professional genealogist, ethics affect your work. Adherence to ethical standards as they apply to your research and your interactions with others should be of concern […]
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We have the final virtual meetings for January 2018 scheduled for Thursday, Friday and Saturday. Hope you can join us. You can enhance your learning experience by joining a virtual meeting regarding your studies and research. Even if you don’t have questions you are welcome to just listen, lurk and learn! We don’t mind in […]
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