Friday, September 23, 2011

Virtual Genealogy Education lecture links


Here are the links I mention in my "Virtual Genealogy Education" lecture to the Fairfax Genealogical Society.

Webinars

Master Calendar:
            GeneaWebinars (scroll to bottom of the blog to see the calendar)
                        http://blog.geneawebinars.com/
Genealogy Software Companies:
            Legacy Family Tree             
            RootsMagic     
                                    http://www.rootsmagic.com/webinars/
Genealogy Societies:
Southern California Genealogy Society – Jamboree Extension Series
            Friends of the National Archives-Southeast Region
                        http://friendsnas.org/webinarSch.htm
            Utah Genealogical Association -- Virtual Chapter Meetings
                        http://www.ugagenealogy.com/cpage.php?pt=11
Commercial Companies:
Ancestry – archived Webinars
                        http://learn.ancestry.com/LearnMore/Webinars.aspx
            FamilyTree University – Webinars for $39.95
Professional Genealogists:
High Definition Genealogy – Thomas MacEntee gives “Explorinars”
            Michael Hait – recorded lectures for download
                        http://haitfamilyresearch.com/lectures.aspx

Online Presentations
FamilySearch Research Courses and Recorded Lectures – over 200 available!
Favorites: “Inferential Genealogy” by Thomas W. Jones, “U.S. Courthouse Research” by Christine Rose, handwriting series, and research principles
                        https://familysearch.org/learn/researchcourses
                New England Historic Genealogical Society – recorded presentations
                                http://americanancestors.org/online-seminars/

Online Tutorials
            Census                                    http://census.byu.edu/
            Scottish Handwriting            http://www.scottishhandwriting.com/
            English Handwriting             http://www.english.cam.ac.uk/ceres/ehoc/
            Immigrant Ancestors Project Script Tutorial         http://script.byu.edu

Study Groups
These types of study groups can be organized to study any genealogy topic like SIGs.
            ProGen Study Group – for professional genealogists       www.progenstudy.org
            NGSQ Study Group – studying articles from the NGS Quarterly
            Writer’s Group – reviewing the writing of group members

Formal Classes and Courses
            National Genealogical Society Online Courses – Seven online courses available
                        http://www.ngsgenealogy.org/cs/online_courses
            FamilyTree University – Online courses and virtual conference
                        http://www.familytreeuniversity.com/courses/view-all-courses
Heritage Genealogical College – Online courses and degree program
            http://genealogycollege.com/
Pharos Tutors (Based in the UK) – Online courses and certificate program
             www.pharostutors.com                  
National Institute for Genealogical Studies – Courses and certificate program
                        www.genealogicalstudies.com
Boston University -- Online Certificate in Genealogical Research or Genealogy
            Essentials Course      http://genealogyonline.bu.edu/

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