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National Genealogical Society Home Study Course Discounted Bundled Offer

from the National Genealogical Society:

Periodically we all need to refresh our skills in genealogical research or learn new ones.   The National Genealogical Society’s Learning Center is currently offering a special discounted pricing on the NGS research-intensive Home Study Course.  Now exclusively available as a CD, this course is recommended by the Board for Certification of Genealogists (BCG). For more information please visit our website at http://www.ngsgenealogy.org/eduhsc.cfm

The revised course, issued in 2005, includes:

  • detailed instruction on genealogical subjects,
  • evidence analysis,
  • source citation examples and explanations,
  • bibliographies and reference lists,
  • strategies for conducting genealogical research on the Internet, in libraries, and in archives,
  • new detailed instructions on newspaper research, censuses, vital records, migrations, and writing short biographies on ancestors,
  • self-correcting exams,
  • samples of the assignments showing how they should be completed, and
  • online mail list for advice and research help.

Issued on three CDs, contents include:

CD #1, issued January 2005

Lesson  1: Introduction
Lesson  2: Family Traditions and Family Records
Lesson  3: Interviews, Correspondence, and Queries
Lesson  4: Library Resources
Lesson  5: Census Records
Lesson  6: Vital Records

CD #2, issued May 2005:

Lesson  7: Church and Cemetery Records
Lesson  8: Probate and Other Court Records
Lesson  9: State and Federal Land Records
Lesson 10: Local Land and Tax Records
Lesson 11: Migration Studies & Resources

CD#3, issued December 2005

Lesson 12: Passenger Arrival Records
Lesson 13: Naturalization Records
Lesson 14: Military and Veterans Benefit Records
Lesson 15: Interpreting and Evaluating Evidence
Lesson 16: What Next? Write The Story 

HomeStudy Course Bundled Special (Buy CD 1, 2 and 3 together and save)

Visit http://www.ngsgenealogy.org/eduhsc.cfm to purchase or for more information.

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