Thursday, September 1, 2011

National Institute for Genealogical Studies Announces Special Drawings for FREE Courses at the Federation of Genealogical Societies (FGS ) 2011 Conference

All attendees receive the new course, Google for the Wise Genealogist for FREE.

The National Institute for Genealogical Studies (www.GenealogicalStudies.com), leaders in online genealogy education, is providing a FREE course in their well-known genealogy education program to all attendees at the Federation of Genealogical Societies’ conference in Springfield, September 6-11, 2011.

All attendees are eligible to receive the course, Google for the Wise Genealogist for free. In addition, special drawings throughout the conference will include free course packages.

New Course, Google for the Wise Genealogist

All FGS conference participants will receive the course Google for the Wise Genealogist for free, a $89.00 value. To receive your free course, simply complete the coupon found in your registration bag and drop the coupon off at the GenealogicalStudies.com booth (#200/101). In addition to the free course, all those who complete the coupon will automatically be entered in two drawings:
  1. A 9 course package, valued at approximately $900.00, to be given away on Saturday.
  2. A 40 course Certificate Program package, valued at $3,800.00, to be given away on Saturday.
Google for the Wise Genealogist, goes beyond using just the Google search engine and describes all the different Google products that can be used for your family history research. Everyone knows that Google is a powerful search engine, but for genealogists, Google offers so much more. Learn how to use Google for finding information, creating and sharing documents, editing and organizing photos, creating groups, websites and blogs as well as using it to map your ancestor’s lives. Learn about popular Google products like Google Search, Google Maps and Google Books as well as the not so well-known products like Google Bookmarks, Google Alerts, Google Scholar, Google Groups and Google Sites. Google is the best non-genealogy, genealogy website there is! Of the course, Instructor, Gena Philibert-Ortega said, “Google is an essential tool for genealogists, this course allows researchers to explore all the different ways to use Google and how it can enhance your research.”

In addition, the first 100 attendees to come to the National Institute for Genealogical Studies’ booth will receive a free t-shirt.

The Thursday Night Drawing

Thursday night at the FGS conference vendor hall will include drawings from conference vendors. You must be present to win.

The National Institute for Genealogical Studies will be providing a package of 9 online courses in the country stream of your choice (United States, Canada, Australia, England, Ireland, Scotland, or Germany). This package will include four Methodology courses, including Getting Started, Getting Organized, The Internet and Family History Centers to New FamilySearch. Also, four courses covering the main record groups for the selected country will be included. The last course in this package ties the Methodology and the Records together --- an Analysis and Skills course ensures you have the analytical skills required to properly prove and document your research. The value of this prize is approximately $900.00

Vendor Demo Drawing

On Saturday, 9:30am Room B1 (lower level of the Prairie Capital Convention Center) the National Institute for Genealogical Studies’ Director, Louise St Denis will be presenting on Online Education Opportunities: Learn how Easy Expanding your Knowledge can be. Whether you are just getting started researching your family tree, have been researching for a while, and hit a brick wall or you want to become a professional genealogist, GenealogicalStudies.com has courses for you! Come join us as we explain what the National Institute has to offer.

St Denis points out, “Ongoing education is vital to genealogical research. The National Institute has been providing online education for 12 years and has courses to meet the needs of genealogists from all over the world.”

All those attending this vendor demo will be entered into a drawing for a 9 course package. (Must be present to win). This prize will include our popular package of 9 online courses in the country stream of your choice. The prize is valued at approximately $900.00.

Another Opportunity to Win Courses

On Saturday, FGS participants will have two more chances to win course packages from the National Institute for Genealogical Studies. Both drawings will take place Saturday at 3:20pm.
The first drawing will be for a complete Certificate Program (40 courses) in the country stream of your choice. Choose from the records of United States, Canada, Australia, England, Ireland, Scotland, or Germany. This package will include all Methodology and Records compulsory courses, as well as all the required elective courses to complete your entire certificate program. This prize is worth $3,800. To be entered in this drawing you must complete the coupon found in your registration bag for the free course, Google for the Wise Genealogist. You must be present at booth #201/101 to win.

A second drawing for a 9 course package will also be awarded. For this prize, you do not need to be present to win. To be eligible for this drawing you must complete the coupon found in your registration bag for the free course, Google for the Wise Genealogist. This prize is valued at approximately $900.00.

About The National Institute for Genealogical Studies

The National Institute, leaders in online genealogy education, has been offering genealogy and history courses for over 12 years. They now offer over 200 courses in genealogical studies to help enhance the researcher’s skills.

For those looking to acquire more formal educational training, The National Institute offers—in affiliation with the Continuing Education Unit of the University of St. Michael's College at the University of Toronto—Certificate Programs in the records of Australia, Canada, England, Germany, Ireland, Scotland and the United States, as well as a General Methodology and a Librarianship Certificate Program.

For more information please call us toll-free in North America at 1-800-580-0165 or email us at admin@genealogicalstudies.com.

For more information:
Louise St Denis
www.genealogicalstudies.com
admin@genealogicalstudies.com
1-800-580-0165 (North American)
039 018 5544 ( Australia and New Zealand)
020 3239 3835 (United Kingdom)
Skype: louisestd