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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.

Learn About Our Two New Releases and Two Revised Editions

NGS is pleased to introduce two new releases and two revised editions in our Research in the States series. These guides are four of 26 U.S. states released so far. Each guide book covers research in a specific state. Our latest releases are The American Indians of Oklahoma and Research in Mississippi and our latest revised editions are Research in Tennessee and Research in North Carolina.

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
    • California
    • Colorado 
    • Florida
    • Georgia
    • Illinois
    • Indiana
    • Kentucky
    • Maryland
    • Michigan
    • Mississippi New
    • Missouri, 3rd edition
    • Nebraska
    • New Jersey 
    • New York City
    • North Carolina, 2nd edition New
    • Ohio
    • Oklahoma
    • American Indians of Oklahoma New
    • Oregon
    • Pennsylvania, 3rd edition
    • South Carolina
    • Tennessee, 2nd edition New
    • Texas
    • Virginia
    • West Virginia, 2nd edition New

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