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Virtual Meetings for End of July 2022

We have a number of Virtual Meetings scheduled for this week. Details are outlined below. Hope you can join us! Come with your course and/or research questions. 

IMPORTANT: We have changed the platform for our virtual meetings. Going forward, we are using Zoom for all of our sessions. You will now be able to verbally ask questions, in addition to using the text chat feature, and closed captioning is also available in Zoom.

You can enhance your education by joining a virtual meetings regarding your The National Institute for Genealogical Studies studies and to ask questions about the courses and/or research at a relevant session. Even if you don’t have any questions, you are welcome to just listen, lurk, and learn! We don’t mind.
Remember, Virtual Meetings are NOT mandatory. They are a fun and interactive way to connect with an instructor and fellow students. If time permits, the host may provide a discussion or small presentation. 

Below are the scheduled sessions for the last week of July. 
Go to 
In top menu bar, select Information. 
In the dropdown menu, select Virtual Learning Room. 
Click the virtual meeting name in list (a new window will open). 
Click on Check Time to see the time in your local time zone. 
Internet Tools with Cheryl Levy 
Monday, July 25th at 3:30 PM Eastern 
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Analysis & Skills Mentoring Program – GENERAL DISCUSSION with Gena Philibert-Ortega 
The instructor will be available to provide guidance and answer questions regarding any aspect of these courses. 
Tuesday, July 26th at 10 AM Eastern 
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Analysis & Skills Mentoring Program-Part 1 – ARTICLE REVIEW with Gena Philibert-Ortega 
Please follow the directions in your course material and read the article. 
Tuesday, July 26th at 11:30 AM Eastern 
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Professional Development courses with Gena Philibert-Ortega 
Wednesday, July 27th at 7 PM Eastern 
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We will have a small presentation from guest speaker Tina LaFreniere of Related Faces. Tina developed Related Faces to help identify people in antique photos. Afterwards, you can chat with your fellow students. 
Wednesday, July 27th at 8:30 PM Eastern 
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TO JOIN A VIRTUAL MEETING, simply click on the URL or enter the URL provided in your browser. Alternatively, you can download the Zoom Desktop App ( to attend the virtual meetings. 
See the calendar of future Virtual Meetings sessions at; top menu > INFORMATION > VIRTUAL LEARNING ROOM in the drop-down menu. 

If you have any questions regarding the Virtual Meetings and/or the schedule, please send an email to:

Sue de Groot, PLCGS 
National Institute for Genealogical Studies 
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