Thursday, January 5, 2017

Free BCG Webinar on "Writing Up Your Research" on Tuesday, 17 January 2017

I received this information today from Cari Taplin of the Board for Certification of genealogists:


Tuesday, 17 January, 8:00 p.m. Eastern

“Writing up your Research” by Michael J. Leclerc, CG

Writing up our research is the best way to preserve it. This presentation will examine different ways of writing and publishing, from blogs to books. 

The Board for Certification of Genealogists (BCG) will present “Writing up your Research” by Michael J. Leclerc, CG, free to the public at 8:00 p.m. EDT, 17 January 2017.

Michael J. Leclerc, CG, is an internationally renowned genealogist. He has authored numerous articles for genealogy magazines and scholarly journals, and is a popular presenter at conferences and seminars around the world. Michael worked in a variety of capacities at the New England Historic Genealogical Society for 17 years prior to joining Mocavo as Chief Genealogist in 2012. He left there in 2015 to start Genealogy Professor (, where he helps to provide genealogy education opportunities to family historians. He has edited several books, including Genealogical Writing in the 21st Century: A Guide to Register Style and More, Second Edition, with Henry Hoff, and the fifth edition of the seminal guidebook Genealogist's Handbook for New England Research. He was a contributing editor for American Ancestors magazine, and a consulting editor for The New England Historical and Genealogical Register. Michael has served on the boards of the Association of Professional Genealogists and the Federation of Genealogical Societies. You can reach him at and

President Jeanne Larzalere Bloom, CG, says, “The Board for Certification of Genealogists is proud to offer this new webinar as part of an ongoing series that supports our mission to provide education for family historians. This webinar will address genealogy standards for research. By promoting a uniform standard of competence and ethics BCG endeavors to foster public confidence in genealogy.”

Register for “Writing up your Research” by Michael J. Leclerc, CG, before 17 January 2017 at:

After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the webinar. For more information contact:

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