Member Resources

Member Resources

NGS offers its members many wonderful resources to perfect their skills as genealogists.  Our personalized learning opportunities are created by certified genealogists and professional educators who continue to add to this extraordinary collection each year.

We invite you to discover…

A great introduction to how to research your family history or brush up on the fundamentals of genealogy. Free to members.

A treasure trove of more than forty forms and worksheets you can download and print or use as a jump-off point for creating your own Excel spreadsheets. Free to members.

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A leading scholarly journal in the field, highly in demand for its case studies and genealogies, essays on methodology, and book reviews with more than four hundred issues of NGSQ. Free to members.

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A quarterly magazine in print or digital format with articles on effectively using records for family history research and columns on genetic genealogy, repositories, technology, and writing with archival access to twelve years. Free to members.

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A monthly digital publication with articles, authored by an award-winning genealogist on methodology, research techniques, sources, and NGS news. More than three years of NGS Monthly’s articles archived. Free to members.

NGS offers its members discounts on a wide array of books, events, programs, and more.

NGS members can take advantage of a growing number of free resources. They include genealogy templates and charts, tutorials, and articles.

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NGS members also are eligible to enter the prestigious NGS Family History Writing Contest.