Wednesday, September 15, 2010

Genealogy Conference Lectures on CD

CDs of many sessions at the 2010 Federation of Genealogical Societies (FGS) Conference are now available for purchase. Visit to see the list of CDs and for details on obtaining them. Click on "View Available Sessions Here" to get a listing of the topics and presenters. Click the "genealogy" category at the top of the page to see links to 14 other conferences since 2007 for which CDs are available. 
For several years I have been ordering genealogy lectures on CD. I use this method to learn about topics presented at conferences I have been unable to attend, or for lectures I really enjoyed and want to hear again. There is a wide selection of topics for everyone from beginners to advanced genealogists. The CDs are very reasonable at $12 each.
Here are a few of my favorites from the NGS Conference in Salt Lake City, April 2010:
S-424 – Elizabeth Shown Mills, CG, CGL
Finding & Using Birth, Marriage, & Death Records Prior to Vital Registration

T-253 – Thomas W. Jones, PhD, CG, CGL
Organizing Evidence to Overcome Record Shortages

S-451 – Laura Murphy DeGrazia, CG
Researching With Standards
I ordered the following CDs from the FGS Conference in Knoxville, August 2010.
F-316 -- Thomas W. Jones, PhD, CG
Planning “Reasonably Exhaustive” Research

F-352 -- Patricia Walls Stamm, CG, CGL
The Timeline: Linking Historical Events to Our Family History

F-344 -- Elizabeth Shown Mills, CG, CGL
The Genealogical Proof Standard: Building a Case When No Record Exists

T-207 -- Thomas W. Jones, PhD, CG, CGL
Solving the Mystery of the Disappearing Ancestor

F-348 -- Christine Rose, CG, CGL
County Land Records: Digging Pays Off

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