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== News ==
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== News ==
  
 
The following sites provide informational news items related to family history work. The list is presented in alphabetical order:  
 
The following sites provide informational news items related to family history work. The list is presented in alphabetical order:  
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The following sites provide updated lists of family history events in the United States:  
 
The following sites provide updated lists of family history events in the United States:  
  
*[http://www.trumba.com/calendars/eogns_calendar EOGN's List of Upcoming Events] - RSS feed is available.
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*[http://www.trumba.com/calendars/eogns_calendar EOGN's List of Upcoming Events] - RSS feed is available.
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*Major annual genealogy conference details may also be located on individual organizations' websites, including [http://www.fgs.org FGS], [http://www.ngsgenealogy.org/cs/conferences_and_events NGS], [http://www.icapgen.org ICAPGen], [http://www.samford.edu/schools/ighr/ IGHR], [http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~natgenin/ NIGR], and [http://www.infouga.org/site/ SLIG].
  
== Genealogical Societies ==
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== Genealogical Societies ==
  
 
Genealogical societies also post news and events on their newsletters and Websites. Try these methods to locate societies:  
 
Genealogical societies also post news and events on their newsletters and Websites. Try these methods to locate societies:  
  
 
*Search Google for '''[place name -- such as a state or county] genealogical society'''.  
 
*Search Google for '''[place name -- such as a state or county] genealogical society'''.  
*Use the Place Search of the Family History Library Catalog to get a listing of topics for a place, then select '''Societies'''.
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*Use the Place Search of the Family History Library Catalog to get a listing of topics for a place, then select '''Societies'''.  
 
*Visit the [http://usgenweb.org/ U.S. GenWeb] page for the state or county in question.
 
*Visit the [http://usgenweb.org/ U.S. GenWeb] page for the state or county in question.

Revision as of 19:35, 12 June 2009

News

The following sites provide informational news items related to family history work. The list is presented in alphabetical order:

Events

The following sites provide updated lists of family history events in the United States:


Genealogical Societies

Genealogical societies also post news and events on their newsletters and Websites. Try these methods to locate societies:

  • Search Google for [place name -- such as a state or county] genealogical society.
  • Use the Place Search of the Family History Library Catalog to get a listing of topics for a place, then select Societies.
  • Visit the U.S. GenWeb page for the state or county in question.