05 February 2014
NGS Announces New Course -- American Genealogical Studies: Guide to Documentation and Source Citation
In this three-module self-paced course, Michael Grant Hait Jr., CGSM, helps genealogists with one of the most confusing areas of genealogy research, “how do I cite my family information?” Knowing where we located our family information and keeping accurate notes, or citations, is the backbone of reliable genealogy. The course modules consist of lessons, examples, citations, and graded quizzes and cover topics on “Introduction to Documentation,” “Basic Citation Principles,” and “Applying Citation Principles.”
This NGS American Genealogical Studies course, Guide to Documentation and Source Citation, is available for $30.00 for members and $45.00 for non-members. For further information, to view the syllabus, or to purchase the course, visit the NGS website at http://www.ngsgenealogy.org/cs/guide_documentation_sourcecitation.
Guide to Documentation and Source Citation joins The Basics in the NGS’s online cloud-based learning management system. To take advantage of this system, you will need either a computer or tablet with an Internet connection.
NGS also offers several courses available in downloadable PDF files compatible for a PC or MAC. The courses are designed for both the beginner and the established genealogist to help busy individuals learn about a specific topic and to put the ensuing knowledge to work quickly. These courses include:
· Using Federal Population Census Schedules in Genealogical Research
· Introduction to Civil War Research
· Genetic Genealogy, The Basics
· Introduction to Religious Records
· Working with Deeds
Founded in 1903, the National Genealogical Society is dedicated to genealogy education, high research standards, and the preservation of genealogical records. The
based nonprofit is the premier national society for everyone, from the beginner
to the most advanced family historian, seeking excellence in publications,
educational offerings, research guidance, and opportunities to interact with
other genealogists. Please visit the NGS Pressroom for further information. Arlington, Virginia
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