Thursday, April 8, 2010

New FGS FORUM is Available

The new Spring issue of the FORUM, the online magazine of the Federation of Genealogical Societies, is now available! There is always something for everyone in FORUM, written by experts from the genealogical community.

In this issue you will find details about the 2010 Federation of Genealogical Societies Conference in Knoxville, Tennessee, on August 18-21, 2010. You'll also learn about an exciting initiative between FGS and NARA to digitize the War of 1812 Pension Files.

"A Census Challenge: Two Questions" is a great article by Sandra Hargraves Luebking about why someone might or might not have included in the U.S. federal censuses.

George G. Morgan, the VP of Membership Services, talks about the Federation's new "Focus on Societies" approach to providing great presentations and focus groups for societies' members and officers at the annual FGS conferences.

Randy Seaver's Genealogy 2.0 column describes wikis and their role in your genealogy, while Paul Milner and his expert team of reviewers give you the scoop on the latest genealogy books and software products. Genealogy news and events are shared in the magazine, including news about family associations from expert Christine Rose!

FGS Member societies receive two complimentary subscriptions to FORUM as a member benefit. Individuals may also subscribe. The annual subscription rate for four quarterly issues is $15. For a limited time, you can subscribe for two years for $25! You can click here to subscribe online or print out an order form in PDF format and subscribe by mail.

In these days of diminishing numbers of genealogy magazines, it's great to know that the FGS FORUM is here to stay with great articles for every level of genealogist!

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