Friday, December 5, 2014

Mark Your Calendars - Registration for IGHR Opens January 20th

I received the following announcement from the  Institute of  Genealogy and Historical Research (IGHR).  I am excited to be involved with IGHR again this year, and thought some of you may like to mark your calendars for January 20th to register for the course of your choice. See in next June!

We are happy to announce that registration for the Institute of  Genealogy and Historical Research (IGHR) for 2015 will open Tuesday, January 20, 2015, at 11:00 a.m. Eastern time (10:00 a.m. Central, 9:00 a.m. Mountain, 8:00 a.m. Pacific). A link will be provided on the IGHR Registration page ( to the online registration at that time. If this is your first time registering or if you just want a refresher on what to expect, please consult the downloadable online registration guide (

To prevent an overload of the online registration system, the opening of course registration will be staggered with different courses being opened each half-hour.

Opening at 11:00 a.m. Eastern (10:00 a.m. Central):
Course 3: Advanced Methodology & Evidence Analysis
Course 9: Genealogy as a Profession

Opening at 11:30 a.m. Eastern (10:30 a.m. Central):
Course 4: Writing & Publishing for Genealogists
Course 6: The Five Civilized Tribes: The Records & Where to Find Them

Opening at 12:00 p.m. Eastern (11:00 a.m. Central):
Course 8: Research in the South: The Colonies of the South
Course 10: Virginia's Land & Military Conflicts

Opening at 12:30 p.m. Eastern (11:30 a.m. Central):
Course 2: Intermediate Genealogy & Historical Studies
Course 7: Land Records: Using Maps

Opening at 1:00 p.m. Eastern (12:00 p.m. Central):
Course 1: Methods and Sources
Course 5. Military Records II

Every year, some courses fill up in a matter of minutes, so be sure to be wherever you have your fastest internet connection at registration time.

Each time a new set of courses opens for registration, an email will be sent to the IGHR-L list. If you do not wish to receive these emails, please unsubscribe from the list at:

The Institute itself will take place on June 7-12, 2015.

For more information, visit the IGHR website at

We hope to see you this summer!

Institute of Genealogy and Historical Research (IGHR)
Director: Lori Northrup
Secretary: Eric Allen

205-726-2846 |office
205-726-4009 | fax
800 Lakeshore Drive, Birmingham, AL 35229

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