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Discount Codes for RootsTech 2021


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The National Institute for Genealogical Studies has provided online courses for both family historians and professional genealogists for over 20 years. We want to celebrate RootsTech 2021 by making our conference discounts available to everyone who is at home, whether you are attending RootsTech 2021 or not. Therefore, ANYONE can register for these courses using the following discount codes. All Discount Codes have been EXTENDED until Friday, March 5th! However, you can choose the course date that is most convenient for you when you register. Reserve your discount today!

FREE Courses

As a conference special, we are offering YOUR CHOICE of ONE of the following four courses for FREE!

Research Using Internet Tools courses provide resources and strategies to enhance your virtual research skills. These three Basic courses are foundational for anyone researching their family history online. We recommend you make these a part of your Research Tool Box.
Google for the Wise Genealogist
Social Media Tools for Genealogists 
Connecting Family Online & Virtually 

We are also offering an Intermediate course for those who may have already taken our Internet Tools courses.

Life of Our Ancestors explores how to find and incorporate information about your ancestor’s life to write and publish your family history story – the very beginning steps to the final product.

Choose ONE course (Value $89 USD) of the four courses listed above for FREE! Use CODE: 2021free at checkout.

Discounted Course

Have you seen ONE of our online courses that will assist you in your family history research? Browse the list of over 200 courses offered by The National Institute for Genealogical Studies. Taken advantage of our featured RootsTech discount and register for an individual course. We are sure that everyone will find at least one that is applicable to their current research projects.

Choose ONE course from over 200 courses at 50% off: Use CODE: 2021c50 at checkout.

Package Discount

If you are planning on taking several courses at The National Institute for Genealogical Studies (, this section may be of interest to you. We have combined many courses into convenient themed packages. You can save by registering for a specific package rather than several individual courses. Choose your topic from groupings for Countries, Certificates, Records, Methodology, Skill Building, Librarianship, or Professional Development packages. We are confident there will be a package just right for you. If not, customize your own package relevant to your current research requirements.

Choose any ONE package of courses at 10% off: Use CODE: 2021c10 at checkout.
Complete List of Packages

DNA Package Discount

Interested in researching using #DNA results? The National Institute for Genealogical Studies offers two packages specifically for understanding #DNA research and matches.

Our first package DNA: Understanding Testing and Research Strategies includes 4 DNA courses:
DNA: Introduction to Genetic Genealogy (BASIC)
DNA: Autosomal DNA – Testing for Everyone (BASIC)
DNA: Tracing Maternal & Paternal Lines (BASIC)
DNA: Special Circumstances-Adoptees & Unknown Parentage (ADVANCED)
Courses are scheduled to begin monthly. Register today!
Choose the 4-Course package of DNA courses at 20% off: Use CODE: 4dna20RT at checkout.

Our second package DNA and Relevant Topics includes the above 4 courses, plus 4 more for a total of 8 DNA courses:
Genealogy Ethical Guidelines & Standards (ADVANCED)
Forensic Genealogy (INTERMEDIATE)
Organizing a One-Name Study (INTERMEDIATE)
Organizing a One-Place Study (INTERMEDIATE)
Check the Course Calendar to see when these courses are scheduled to begin.
Choose the 8-Course package of DNA courses at 20% off: Use CODE: 8dna20RT at checkout.

Certificate Discount

The National Institute for Genealogical Studies’ featured certificate program for RootsTech 2021 is the Eastern European Records Certificate, with compulsory courses written by Lisa Alzo. This 40-course program will cover the aspects necessary to succeed in Eastern European research. We are pleased to offer a discount for this certificate at RootsTech 2021!

Register for the Eastern European Records Certificate at 20% off: Use CODE: RT20EE at the checkout.

Mark your Calendar!

Bonus: There were DRAWS FOR $9,000 WORTH OF PRIZES on March 1st. Deadline to submit to the draw was Sunday, February 28 @ midnight. (NOTE: Entries for the Draw is now CLOSED)
5 lucky winners will win approximately $1000 USD worth of courses.
1 very lucky winner will win approximately $4000 USD worth of courses.

For more information about this event and more, check back to our blog ( and watch for social media posts on Facebook ( and Twitter ( @GeneaStudies

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