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NGS Research in the States Series

Early in the history of the NGS Quarterly, lengthy articles about researching in specific states were featured. Eventually the articles were updated, expanded, and published as concise guides to the history, records, and research facilities of a state.

Your Choice—Print or E-book

The guides in this ongoing series are available as traditional print books or e-books. The Research in the States guides are economically priced, so you can buy the print version for your library and the electronic PDF version for your computer. Imagine having the entire collection on your laptop for reference, yet taking up no space in your briefcase or tote bag. Shop the NGS online store today for the states you need.  And don't forget that NGS members receive a discount on purchases made in the NGS online store.

Find Your State

New states are added regularly to this series, so check back often to see if your state is available. The following states' guides can be purchased in the NGS online store:

    • Arkansas
    • Colorado 
    • Georgia
    • Illinois
    • Indiana
    • Kentucky
    • Maryland
    • Michigan
    • Missouri
    • New Jersey 
    • New York - On sale beginning 8 May 2013
    • North Carolina
    • Ohio
    • Oregon
    • Pennsylvania
    • South Carolina
    • Tennessee
    • Virginia
    • West Virginia

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