Sunday, May 24, 2015

NGS 2015 Conference Blog Compendium - UPDATED

The National Genealogical Society 2015 Conference is this week, May 13-16, 2015 in St. Charles, Missouri.


As always, genealogy bloggers are in attendance, attending conference presentations and meals, and wandering the exhibit hall.  They are also writing blog posts about their activities.

Here is an NGS 2015 Conference blog compendium - I add them as I read them, and will try to keep it updated at least through the end of May.

1)  Upfront With NGS blog by Diane L. Richard:

*  National Genealogical Society Presents Awards Honoring Excellence in Newsletter Editorship and Service to NGS (13 May 2015)
*  2015 William Filby Award for Genealogical Librarianship Awarded at National Genealogical Society Family History Conference in St. Charles, Missouri (19 May 2015)
*  Certification Workshop at NGS 2015 (22 May 2015)
*  The NGS 2015 Family History Conference in St. Charles, Missouri Was a Success! (23 May 2015)

2.  The Ancestry Insider blog:

*  #NGS2015GEN and FamilySearch (Part 1) (13 May 2015)
*  #NGS2015GEN and FamilySearch (Part 2) (14 May 2015)
*  #NGS2015GEN Off to a Great Start (14 May 2015)
*  Thursday at #NGS2015GEN, Thinking of Dad (15 May 2015)
*  Searching for Ancestry.com at  #NGS2015GEN (Part 1) (19 May 2015)
*  Searching for Ancestry.com at  #NGS2015GEN (Part 2) (20 May 2015)
*  Smiths and Joneses at #NGS2015GEN (21 May 2015)
*  Searching for Sources at FamilySearch at #NGS2015GEN (Part 1) (27 May 2015)
*  Searching for Sources at FamilySearch at #NGS2015GEN (Part 2) (28 May 2015)
*  Ancestry Insider Caught at #NGS2015GEN (29 May 2015)

3)  Eastman's Online Genealogy Newsletter blog by Dick Eastman:

*  NGS Conference in St. Charles, Missouri - Day #1 (13 May 2015)
*  NGS Conference in St. Charles, Missouri - Day #2 (14 May 2015)
*  NGS Conference in St. Charles, Missouri - Day #3 (15 May 2015)
*  NGS Conference in St. Charles, Missouri - Day #4 (18 May 2015)

4)  Trials and Tribulations of a Self-Taught Family Historian blog by Shannon Combs Bennett:

*  NGS 2015 Day 1 Recap (13 May 2015)
*  NGS 2015 Day 2 Recap (14 May 2015)
*  NGS 2015 Day 3 Recap (15 May 2015)
*  NGS 2015 Day 4 Recap (18 May 2015)

5)  TransylvanianDutch blog by John Newmark:

*  NGS 2015: Day One (13 May 2015)
*  NGS 2015: Day Two (14 May 2015)
*  NGS Days Three and Four (17 May 2015)
*  NGS2015: Final Conference Thoughts (28 May 2015)

6)  The In-Depth Genealogist blog by Liz Walker:

*  NGS First Day (14 May 2015)
*  NGS Day 2 (15 May 2015)
*  NGS Day 3 (16 May 2015)
*  Day 4 and Wrap-up of NGS 2015 (22 May 2015)

7)  BCG Springboard: News and Notes blog by a number of reviewers:

*  Skillbuilding:  Little on Lesser-Known Documents, by Darcie Hind Posz (14 May 2015)
*  Skillbuilding:  Miller on the Anatomy of a Military Pension, by Darcie Hind Posz (15 May 2015)
*  Skillbuilding:  Russell on Living With Legal Lingo, by B. Darrell Jackson (16 May 2015)
*  Skillbuilding:  Hare on Building Better Citations, by Michael Ramage (17 May 2014)
*  Skillbuilding:  McDonald on Transcribing and Abstracting, by Cari A. Taplin (18 May 2015)
*  Skillbuilding:  Bettag on Historical Resources for Petitions to Congress, by Amy Larner Giroux (19 May 2015)
*  Skillbuilding:  Hait on Reasonably Exhaustive Search, by Nancy A. Peters (20 May 2015)
*  Skillbuilding: Dunn on Indirect Evidence, by Teresa Steinkamp McMillin (21 May 2015)
*  Skillbuilding:  Bloom on the Art of Negative-Space Research: Women by Debbie Mieszala (23 May 2015)
*  BCG Luncheon: a Lighthearted Retrospective by Malissa Ruffner (25 May 2015)
*  Skillbuilding:  Eagleson on Conflicting Evidence by Patricia Hobbs (26 May 2015)
*  Skillbuilding:  Jones on Newfound Evidence by Sara Anne Scribner (27 May 2015)
*  Skillbuilding:  Staley on Historical Context and Personal Details by Nancy A Peters (28 May 2015)
*  Skillbuilding:  Ann Fleming's Cast of Characters by Melissa A. Johnson (29 May 2015)
*  Skillbuilding:  Henningfield on Investigating Neighborhoods by Sara Scribner (30 May 2015)

8)  Genealogy Certification: My Personal Journal blog by Jill Morelli:

*  NGS German Day (12 May 2015)
*  NGS 2015: Day 2, Survival (14 May 2015)
*  NGS Withdrawal: Thank You, Volunteers! (18 May 2015)
*  NGS 2015: "Take-Aways" (25 May 2015)

9)  The Legal Genealogist blog by Judy G. Russell:

*  Big News at NGS:  EE3 (15 May 2015)

10)  Sweet Tea, Tart Lemons & Memories by Angie Rodesky:

*  Day One of the NGS Conference (14 May 2015)
*  Day Two of NGS Completed (15 May 2015)
*  NGS Vendor Spotlight -- JustAJoy (15 May 2015)

11)  Genealogically Speaking blog by Dave McDonald:

*  The Boomerang Life (15 May 2015)

12)  Missouri State Genealogical Association blog by Tom Pearson:

*  NGS 2015 Conference (18 May 2015)

13)  The Advancing Genealogist blog by Debbie Mieszala:

*  The Expanding Mindset: A Challenge (13 May 2015)

14)  Homestead Genealogy Research blog by Melanie Frick:

*  2015 NGS Family History Conference (19 May 2015)

15)  The FindMyPast Blog by Jen Baldwin:

*  Great Times in St. Charles (20 May 2015)

16)  Long Lost Relatives.net blog by Susan Petersen:

*  My First National Genealogy Conference (21 May 2015)
*  NGS Conference - Meeting My Friends - DearMYRTLE (21 May 2015)
*  Meeting More Friends at NGS (21 May 2015)
*  NGS Conference Summary - The Sessions - Part One (23 May 2015)
*  NGS Conference Summary - The Sessions - Part Two (23 May 2015)
*  NGS Conference Summary - The Sessions - Part Three (23 May 2015)
*  NGS Conference Summary - Part Four (23 May 2015)
*  NGS Conference Summary - Part Five (23 May 2015)
*  NGS Summary - Part Six (23 May 2015)
*  NGS Summary - Part Seven - In Conclusion (23 May 2015)

17) GenealogyMedia.com blog by Jordan Jones:

*  NGS 2015 -- Evernote for Genealogists (25 May 2015)

V1)  DearMYRTLE's AmbushCam:

*  Claire V. Brisson-Banks (13 May 2015)
*  Preserve the Pensions with Janice Fritsch (14 May 2015)
*  Missouri State Archivist John Dougan (15 My 2015)
*  Fold3.com Senior Director Gordon Atkins (15 May 2015)
*  Matching Funds Preserve the Pensions (17 May 2015)
*  Freedman's Bureau with Reginald Washington (17 May 2015)
*  Ancestry's Card Catalog Crista Cowan (17 May 2015)
*  FamilySearch (17 May 2015)
* Instant Discoveries at MyHeritage (17 May 2015)
*  Dublin Workhouse Registers at FindMyPast (17 May 2015)
*  Susan Petersen's Take on #NGS2015gen (17 May 2015)
*  In-Depth Genealogy (17 May 2015)
*  NYG&B With McKeldon Smith (18 May 2015)
*  Evidence Explained 3rd Edition (18 May 2015)
*  Heritage Books 3rd Cruise (18 May 2015)
*  Association of Professional Genealogists (18 May 2015)

If you have written a blog post from the NGS Conference and it is not listed above, please let me know in Comments and I will add it to the list.

Originally published 14 May 2015; Last updated:  30 May 2015, 9 a.m.

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3 comments:

Dr D said...

A great service for those of us who could not be in St. Charles!

Dave McDonald said...

Hi, Randy.

Deb Mieszala also blogged a bit about Saint Charles at her blog, The Advancing Genealogist.

http://advancinggenealogist.com/2015/05/the-expanding-mindset-a-challenge/

Dave

Susan Petersen said...

Thanks for including links to LongLostRelatives.net. I hope to add a few more posts in the coming days. There was a lot of information to process!