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NGS Magazine

Deb Cyprych, Editor

NGS Magazine is much more than a member news source. Each issue is chock-full of informative articles that show and tell readers how to do effective genealogical research.

Articles appeal to a variety of interests and skill levels while delivering content useful to all. Topics include genealogical records, collections, and repositories; research techniques and methodologies; databases; case studies; and genealogical problem-solving techniques. Regular columns discuss National Archives records, technology, genetic genealogy, and reference topics.

From NGS Magazine members learn important news about the annual NGS Family History Conference and research trips, NGS awards and competitions, what's new with the organization, and other news in the genealogical community.

Submissions to NGS Magazine

Submissions are encouraged. For information about requested topics, formatting requirements, and related matters, see Guidelines for NGS Magazine Authors.

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NGS Magazine advertisements reach nearly 10,000 readers. Several advertising options are available.

Book Notices for NGS Members

Any NGS member-author who donates a copy of a genealogically relevant book to the NGS Book Loan Collection at St. Louis County Library is eligible to have that book noted in NGS Magazine. The editor has sole discretion to publish notices, which will be limited to one hundred words.

Upcoming Events

Organizations with a valid subscription to NGS can list their events for free on the NGS Events Calendar.

About the Editor

Deb Cyprych

Deb Cyprych, the editor of NGS Magazine, resides in Cincinnati, Ohio. During twenty years of editing genealogical periodicals she has won three first-place NGS Newsletter Competition awards, twice for the Hamilton County Genealogical Society's Tracer and once for the Ohio Genealogical Society's Ohio Genealogy News. Deb has researched family history since 1993 (professionally since 2002) and has written numerous articles about genealogical resources. She is a member of seven lineage societies.

Contact the Editor

Address questions or comments about NGS Magazine to:

Deb Cyprych
National Genealogical Society
3108 Columbia Pike, Suite 300
Arlington, VA 22204-4370

E-mail: magazine@ngsgenealogy.org

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  • subscriptions to NGS Magazine and National Genealogical Society Quarterly;

  • discounts on NGS online store purchases, educational courses, and conference registration;

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American Genealogy Special Topics Series: Working with Deeds
Learn to locate, use, and understand deeds in this new NGS course.

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