Archive for the ‘Announcements’ category

You’ve Looked at the Big Institutional Resources.  What Else is There? We hope you have had a chance to watch or listen to the six California Research Series events hosted by the California Genealogy Society (available here). Now you are probably wondering what else there...

March 15, 2022 by Roger Prince

Deadline for 2022 SLAM! Idea Showcase Submissions Just a few days are left to submit posters and videos for the 2022 SLAM! Idea Showcase. Share creative programs or projects developed by your society, library, archive, or museum by 15 March 2022. Prizes are awarded to top entries! You c...

March 11, 2022 by Roger Prince

Not a member of NGS?  Join and Save on Your Conference Registration If you are not yet a member of NGS and you are planning to attend the 2022 Conference, you can effectively get a year’s membership for $20.  Conference registration is $50 less for NGS members.  And an ...

March 9, 2022 by Roger Prince

Far East Deep South Documentary to Screen Friday Afternoon Baldwin Chiu and Larissa Lam will screen their film Far East Deep South Friday at 4 PM at the NGS conference.  The film is an award-winning documentary produced and directed by them. Chiu’s search for answers about h...

March 2, 2022 by Roger Prince

Don’t Forget Tuesday When You Register for the Conference! NGS continues to expand programs for its genealogy society, library, archive, and museum members following the merger in 2020 with the Federation of Genealogical Societies. In 2021, NGS introduced the Focus on Soci...

February 17, 2022 by Roger Prince

2022 SLAM! Submissions Due March 15th The SLAM! Idea Showcase is in its second year in 2022 and the call for posts and videos is out now.  Societies, libraries, archives and museums (SLAM) are encouraged to enter submissions through March 15th for this year’s event. This ye...

February 9, 2022 by Roger Prince

SAFE Convention Center Completely Renovated in 2021 If you are going to travel to attend a conference, you want the venue to be worth the visit.  The Sacramento convention center recently completed  a major renovation that took two and a half years to complete at a cost of $1...

February 6, 2022 by Roger Prince

California Research Series Classes – Recordings (Free) Now Available! As mentioned in an earlier blog, the California Genealogical Society (CGS) has organized presentations by archivists and librarians from six of the top genealogical resource facilities in the Sacramento...

February 6, 2022 by Roger Prince

Sacramento 2022 Conference Registration is Now Open Online registration for the NGS 2022 Family History Conference, 24-28 May, is now available. If you wish to mail in your registration, print out the registration form from the Program & Registration Brochure. You can also r...

January 19, 2022 by Roger Prince

Sacramento 2022 Program is Now Available! The program for the National Genealogical Society’s 2022 Family History Conference is now available online as a downloadable brochure. This year’s conference, to be held 24-28 May 2022 in Sacramento, California, is our first to offer both an in-pe...

January 10, 2022 by Roger Prince