Federation of Genealogical Societies


 FGS publishes FORUM, a quarterly interactive electronic magazine providing current information essential to the informed genealogist. Features include:
  • Articles on a variety of subjects of interest to all genealogists
  • Regular columns:
    • Ethics & Standards by Judy G. Russell, JD, CG, CGL
    • Forensic Genealogy by Helen Haldeman Daglas
    • Beyond Boxes & Binders by Linda Coffin
    • Records Preservation and Access by Linda McCleary
    • Next Generation by Shannon Combs-Bennett
  • Reviews covering a wide variety of publications and products by various reviewers
  • Articles and tips for more effective society management
  • And much, much more!
FORUM subscriptions are only $15 a year! Get a 2-year subscription for $25 or a 3-year subscription for $30!
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Member Societies: log-in to view all issues in the Members-Only area under FGS FORUM Archives.
Current Individual Subscribers: log-in at forum.fgs.org for recent issues.
Curious about FORUM? Download a free issue: Vol 27, No. 4, Winter 2015 (published January 2016).
FORUM welcomes article submissions from the genealogical community. The publications dates and deadlines for content submissions are:
Issue Publication Date Content Due Date
1 15 Mar 15 Jan
2 15 Jun 15 Apr
3 15 Sep 15 Jul
4 15 Dec 15 Oct
Submissions can be sent to the FORUM Managing Editor Julie Tarr at forumeditor@fgs.org. Review our writer's guidelines.
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If you have a publication or product for review contact FORUM Managing Editor Julie Tarr at forumeditor@fgs.org
Please contact the managing editor with any additional questions. Thank you for your interest!