Posts Tagged ‘FORUM’

FGS FORUM Fall Issue Is Available

  Feature Articles In “4 Ways to Map Your Society” Francie Kennedy explores using Google’s free My Maps applications to map your membership, your local genealogy resources, research trips, and your member’s ancestors. Your society can bring history to life and generate interest in the history of your area for both locals and visitors. Learn how…

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Summer Issue of FORUM Available

  Feature Articles Knowing where to look for records is crucial to finding them. In “Town Records: Your Key to New England Research Success,” Michael J. Leclerc, CG, explains the local government structure you need to know for successful research in New England. In “Interlibrary Loan: A Useful Tool in Your Genealogy Toolkit,” Tina Beaird, MLIS discusses why accessing resources held in…

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Spring 2018 Issue of FORUM Available

FORUM has a new look!.Color is incorporated throughout regular departments and columns for some flair and brightness, but the biggest change is the page size. We’ve changed the page size to make it easier for screen reading on different devices. Also debuting with this issue are two new departments—Inbox and Help Desk, Inbox is similar to Letters…

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FGS FORUM: We Want to Hear from You

FORUM will see some new and exciting changes in 2018, including the rollout of two new features—and we need your help to get them off and running! First, we’d like to hear from you! Select letters sent to the editor related to recent articles will now be included in future issues. Here’s your chance to…

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Winter 2017 Issue of FORUM Is Available

Learn how to craft and track brief yet productive communications that promote collaboration with your DNA matches from Blaine T. Bettinger, PhD, JD, in “Communicating with Your DNA Matches.” How does your society handle that neverending list of demands and projects? How do you track personal research projects? Cheri Daniels, MSLS, examines steps for finding a project management…

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Fall 2017 Issue of FORUM is Out

In “Blueprint for Success: Building a Genealogy Education Plan” Julie Cahill Tarr outlines steps for expanding your knowledge to further your genealogy research.Does your society have editable digital copies of your journals, quarterlies, newsletters, and other publications? Denise Barrett Olson explains how to create those files in “Future-Proof Your Society Publications.”Don’t miss “Fort Wayne, Indiana: Your Destination for FGS 2018” by Allison…

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Summer 2017 Issue of FORUM is Out

If you need more from your genealogy software, Elizabeth O’Neal has advice for shopping around in “Desperately Seeking Software: How To Find Your Perfect Match.” For those of you heading to Pittsburgh for the FGS 2017 conference in August, Marilyn Cocchiola Holt, MLS, gives you “A Guide to Research Facilities in Pittsburgh and Nearby Areas.”Rachel M. Popma has tips…

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Spring 2017 Issue of FORUM is Out

In this issue: Joseph F. Martin examines ways vehicles in family photos can help you answer family history questions in “Old Cars Run in the Family.” In “Yes, Writing is Compulsory! Here’s How to Make it Work”, Harold Henderson, CG, explains why that is true and give us great tips for preserving our research through…

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Winter 2016 Issue of FORUM is out: Spit, Please: Tips for Approaching Cousins for DNA Testing; Genealogical Institutes: In-Depth Study Options for the Genealogist; & more!

The Winter 2016 issue of FORUM is available. Take a break from the holiday preparations and relax with this latest issue.  Angie Bush discusses best practices for asking relatives that sometimes difficult question in “Spit, Please: Tips for Approaching Cousins for DNA Testing.” Learn about a variety of educational opportunities in “Genealogical Institutes: In-depth Study Options for the Genealogist” by Rick…

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Fall Issue of FORUM is out: Female Ancestors: Discovering Their Stories, Form Strong Membership Bonds Using SIGs and Small Study Groups, & more!

The Fall 2016 issue of FORUM is out today. Download your copy and kick off family history month with ideas for your research and your society.“Female Ancestors: Discovering Their Stories” by Melissa Barker challenges you to see your female ancestors in a different light and contemplate the records that can help you tell their stories and advance…

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