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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.

Thinking about becoming an Accredited Genealogist?

To learn more, click here to watch a free webinar..

ICAPGen Announces Study Groups

Changes have been made to ICAPGen Study Groups. To learn more about ICAPGen Study Groups click here.

Call for Proposals

NGS 2017 Family History Conference
Family History Lives Here
Raleigh, North Carolina
10-13 May 2017

The deadline is 6 April 2016. Please visit the NGS website for more information.

News from our friends at the Association of Professional Genealogists

APG Announces Membership Discounts

Association of Professional Genealogists Welcomes APG eNews Editor, Melanie Frick, MLS

Book Available by ICAPGen!

Becoming an Excellent GenealogistICAPGen is very pleased to announce the publication of 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!

To avoid shipping charges, order the eBook version through Amazon. Click here to order the eBook version for Kindle.


ICAPGen Introduces New Testing Areas

ICAPGen is excited to announce several new exams under development. ICAPGen is currently accepting Level 1 submissions for all of the following areas: Central America, Brazil, Caribbean, South America North, South America South, Portugal & Azores, and the Philippines. Those interested in taking the Latin American exams may make their submissions in English or Spanish.

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