Wednesday, May 02, 2007

The National Institute for Genealogical Studies

The National Institute for Genealogical Studies
Course Offerings May 2007

NOTE from DearMYRTLE. The following was just received from Louise St Denis, of the
The National Institute for Genealogical Studies. All in quiries should be addressed to:

Here are the courses that will start on 7 May 2007.

Analysis and Skills Mentoring Program-Part 1 Analysis and Skills Mentoring Program-Part 2 Analysis and Skills Mentoring Program-Part 3 Electronic Resources: Using The Internet Genealogy and Copyright Guidelines Genetics and Genealogy Methodology - Part 1: Getting Started Methodology - Part 2: Organizing and Skillbuilding Methodology - Part 3: More Strategies Methodology - Part 4: Effective Searching and Recording Methodology - Part 5: How To Prove It Methodology - Part 6: Professional Preparation and Practice Research at Family History Centers

Canadian: Census Records - Part 1
Canadian: Immigration Records
Canadian: Land Records - Part 1
Canadian: Land Records - Part 2
Canadian: Local History & Special Collections
Canadian: Migration Patterns
Canadian: Vital Statistics - Part 1
Canadian: Vital Statistics - Part 2
Canadian: Wills and Estate Records - Part 1
English: Census Records including Wales
English: Civil Registration Records including Wales
English: Court Records-Criminal, Civil & Ecclesiastical
English: Land & Property Records Including Manorial Documents & Maps
English: Occupations - Professions and Trades
English: Parish Registers
English: Probate Records
English: Understanding Names in Genealogy
German: Church Records
German: Civil Registration Records
German: Introduction to German Research for North Americans
German: Locating Places in Germany
German: Reading the Records
German: The Language
Irish: Archival Repositories
Irish: Census & Census Substitute Records
Irish: Civil Registration in Ireland
Irish: Conformist & Non-Conformist Church Records
Irish: Electoral & Taxation Records
Irish: Estate, Plantation & Settlement Records
Irish: Major Printed Sources
Irish: Monumental (Gravestone) Inscriptions of Ireland
Irish: Understanding Ireland, History & Source Records
Scottish: Basic Sources
Scottish: Understanding Scotland
US: Cemetery and Mortuary Records
US: Census Records
US: Institutional Records
US: Land Records
US: Migration Patterns
US: Military Records
US: Religious Records - Part 1
US: Religious Records - Part 2

Librarianship: Developing a Genealogy Web Site
Librarianship: Developing Successful Genealogy Collections
Librarianship: Genealogy Reference Interview
Librarianship: Handouts, Brochures & Online/Multi-Media Reference Tools
Librarianship: Programming and Marketing Your Services
Librarianship: Specialized Genealogy Sources
Librarianship: Twenty-First Century Genealogy Services

Electronic Resources: RootsMagic
Planning a Research Trip Including Preparing for Salt Lake City Protect Your Precious Documents
Research: Acadian Ancestors
Research: Canadian Ancestors
Research: French Canadian Ancestors
Research: Irish Ancestors
Research: Newfoundland and Labrador
Research: Polish Ancestors
Research: Slovak Ancestors-Part 1
Researching French Forts of New France

If you are experiencing difficulties in registering a course, or you simply have questions, don't hesitate to call our office, toll free from North America, at 1-800-580-0165 or 416-861-0165 elsewhere.


If you would like to register for any of the above courses, please do so by logging on to our site at

If this is the first time you are accessing your Private Student Briefcase and you have not entered your own password, click on Login, enter your e-mail address and the password: institute. Otherwise you can subscribe in the normal fashion.

To continue the registration process:
Click on Course Calendar (please be patient: this page takes a few minutes to load, since courses are listed up to 2008) Click on Chronological View then Scroll down Click on Register (for more details about the course, click on the course
Complete the registration

Keep in mind, you can register and pay online to save time. These courses are starting on 7 May 2007. Please register as soon as possible. If you are past the start date, you can still register for one of the above courses, but simply choose the next date available. If you are within 7 days of the start date, once your registration is processed, go to your Briefcase area, click on the future date of the course, change the date to the current date.

If you have any difficulties, simply send us an e-mail or call 1-800-580-0165.

PLEASE NOTE (For students with packages): If you have courses remaining in a package of course, click on the link VIEW/REGISTER COURSES beside the package name in the COURSE PACKAGE area of your briefcase. Add a checkmark in the box to the left of the course name. Click on the NEXT button at the bottom. You may register several courses at one time. Next choose the start date for each course. Should you not be able to take the course on the selected date, you will be able to change the date by clicking on the date in your FUTURE course area. NOTE: if you register a course and do not complete it, 50% of the current registration fee will be charged to re-register the course. Therefore, check your future course area regularly.
Clikc on COMPLETE REGISTRATION to complete the process. Remember, Librarianship courses can only be taken from the Librarianship packages.

PRINTED COURSE MATERIALS: If you have an elective binder kit and would like to receive the printed materials, please send us an e-mail at

If you have any questions, do not hesitate to either call us toll free
1-800-580-0165 (or in the Toronto area 416-861-0165) or send us a message at

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