OGS Webinar: Build a Custom Keyword List For Your Digital Genealogy Files

On the first Thursday of every month, the Ontario Genealogical Society hosts an education webinar.  This month,  Art Taylor will be presenting a webinar entitled ‘Build a Custom Keyword List For Your Digital Genealogy Files’.   The presentation will begin at 7pm EST on March 7 and registration is required.

Art says: “You may be familiar with the idea of using keywords with your digital images and other documents (WordPerfect documents; MS Word, Excel, and PowerPoint files; PDFs) so you can easily and quickly find one or more specific files when you need them. Is there a convenient existing list you can download and use? For some subjects, yes, there lists available. Some are free while others need to be bought. However, there’s no universally useful list for genealogy files. Why? Each genealogist has unique needs for his or her files. Is there a solution for this barrier? YES! Learn how you can easily build a keyword list for your specific needs, including the names of relevant people, places, and events”

Don’t miss out on this great opportunity:   REGISTER HERE for Thursday’s webinar

NextGen RootsTech Meetup

One of the biggest events in the genealogy calendar is here! RootsTech 2019 is being held February 27th -March 2nd in Salt Lake City and NextGen will be there!

Join us on Thursday February 28th at 7.30pm at the Marriott Bar, 75 S W Temple, Salt Lake City.

Feel free to drop by and network with fellow young-at-heart genealogists.  We would love to see you!

OGS Webinar: Tackling Research Challenges: The Genealogical Proof Standard in Practice

On the first Thursday of every month, the Ontario Genealogical Society hosts an education webinar.  This month, Janice Nickerson will be presenting a webinar entitled ‘Tackling Research Challenges: The Genealogical Proof Standard in Practice’.   The presentation will begin at 7pm EST on February 7 and registration is required.

Janice says: ”
The Genealogical Proof Standard isn’t just a way to measure the reliability of your research after the fact. It’s actually a excellent way to help you work your way through tough research problems. In this lecture, I’ll show you how to apply the GPS to a typical early Ontario research challenge, step by step. “

Don’t miss out on this great opportunity:   REGISTER HERE for Thursday’s webinar

The NextGen Scholarship

The NextGen Genealogy Network is excited to announce our new project – The NextGen Scholarship! 

Once a year, we will be awarding a NextGen member a $500 prize to use towards a Genealogy Educational Opportunity or Genealogy event.


To apply for the scholarship:

Applicants will write a short essay on the event they want to attend and how this will improve their genealogy skills.

All entries must be emailed to info@tnggn.org by March 15.

Essays will be judged by the Scholarship panel and winner will be notified by email by March 27th.

The winner will be required to write a piece for the NextGen blog detailing the event they attended.

One Runner Up will receive a NextGen T-Shirt.


Terms & Conditions

  • Receipt or proof of purchase must be provided to the Scholarship panel before prize money is awarded.
  • Former and current NextGen Leadership Team members are ineligible for this scholarship.