NGS Magazine

NGS Magazine

Current Issue

A Contemporary Magazine for Today’s Family Researcher.

  • Free to members
  • Published four times per year
  • Article index (2005-2023), of titles and authors. Public access.
  • Archives (2005-current) are open to individual members, family members, and life members

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 using the most current information, sources, and techniques.

Regular columns discuss National Archives records, technology, genetic genealogy, and reference topics.

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.

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.

If you want to receive NGS Magazine, visit our individual member benefits page. Interested in seeing some sample articles? Visit the Free Genealogy Resource section in the Learning Center of this website and look for the NGS Magazine free articles.

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Submissions to NGS Magazine

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

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.

About the Editor

Aaron GoodwinDeb Cyprych 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. Cyprych 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:

[email protected]

Deb Cyprych
National Genealogical Society
6400 Arlington Blvd, Suite 810
Falls Church, VA 22042-2318