The International Commission for the Accreditation of Professional Genealogists, internationally recognized as ICAPGen, sets standards for the genealogical community through comprehensive written and oral examinations.
Revised version of the publication Guide to Applying for an AG® Credential is now available. It gives ICAPGen’s requirements for credentialing all in one easy to review PDF format. Be sure and check it for changes in procedures. Download it for free, click here.
Prefer to see it in HTML, go to our updated testing pages. Also, be sure to check out our new “Resources, Record Types, and Strategies Lists.” They offer great preparation material to jump start your journey to becoming an AG® Professional.
Results from ICAPGen Election for 2017 Commissioners
We are pleased to announce the winners of the 2017 Commissioners election that took place from December 14 to December 24. Our new commissioners are:
Thank you for all of those that participated in our very first online election. We had 46% of our AG® professionals participate in our election this year.
Announcing a change to our requirements to join a study group. For details click here.
News from our friends at the Association of Professional Genealogists
Book Available by ICAPGen!
ICAPGen is very pleased to recommend our latest book: Becoming an Excellent Genealogist: Essays on Professional Research Skills, edited by Kory L. Meyerink, MLS, AG, FUGA; Tristan L. Tolman, AG; and Linda K. Gulbrandsen, AG. Genealogical research has become one of the most popular pastimes in the United States. As the popularity of genealogical research continues to grow, so does the need for guidance that takes the researcher beyond basic, introductory instruction. This book provides higher levels of instruction to help you become a more excellent genealogist. It illustrates how to use sources and information better, develop more advanced research and analytical skills, and learn new methodologies. The book is softcover and 234 pages. Price is $24.95 plus shipping. Click here to order yours today!
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