For the month of April, we have highlighted some of the 225+ genealogy and research courses offered at The International Institute for Genealogical Studies. There are a variety of themes and topics to choose from. Hopefully, we will feature some courses that you were not aware of and pique your interest to explore further.
L is for LIBRARIANSHIP
What would we do without Libraries? They are not only a place to find books, but also many special collections, such as newspapers, maps, local authors, and much, much more. Thanks to the Internet, many libraries now have digital collections as well, which can be browsed through online catalogues. Libraries may have also created useful research guides and finding aids located on their websites.
Don’t forget academic libraries, and also genealogy or historical societies, whose collections are often housed in a local library. State or provincial libraries may be the repository for large record collections. Be sure to check them all to identify what is available. Remember – if there was a boundary change, records may be held in the original location.
Library staff and volunteers, as well as researchers and historians, will all benefit from these International Institute courses.
Librarianship: Developing Successful Genealogy Collections
Librarianship: Genealogy Reference Interview
Librarianship: Specialized Genealogy Sources
Librarianship: Twenty-First Century Genealogy Services
Librarianship: Genealogy Record Types
Librarianship: Handouts, Brochures and Online/Multi-Media Reference Tools
Librarianship: Internet Genealogy Searches
Librarianship: Programming and Marketing Your Services
Librarianship: Cooperative Ventures and Referrals
Librarianship: Developing a Genealogy Website
You can customize your own package of courses. This is especially helpful if you have already completed some of the Librarianship courses. Register for the balance of the courses needed to complete your desired certificate.
The International Institute of Genealogical Studies offers quality online education with over 240 courses. Our wide range of courses cover specific countries, enhance methodology research, build skills to maximize your research time, and all count toward the certification you choose.
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