How would you like to take a deep dive into your research area? Have been working in the same localities for so long that you're out of ideas for what to do next? You might want to consider attending a genealogy institute to open your mind to new possibilities. I attended the Salt Lake Institute of Genealogy (SLIG) last week and was treated to five days of learning from expert southern researcher, J. Mark Lowe. The class title was "Advanced Southern Research and Resources," and after 15 years of researching in the south, I was hoping for a new way...
Have you heard of SLIG - the Salt Lake Institute of Genealogy? I recently attended and want to share my experience today. I had heard of SLIG and other institutes but had never attended. Because registration is several months prior, in the summer of 2017, I decided to attend my first institute. Browsing the course titles, I decided "A Practical Approach: Establishing Genealogical Proof with DNA" would be the most beneficial for my research. Knowing this would probably sell out quickly, I registered within minutes to secure my spot. The course leader, Karen Stanbary, sent a welcome email in the...
I wish I were in Salt Lake City! Diana is attending SLIG, the Salt Lake Institute of Genealogy, this week and I'm feeling left out. SLIG is a week-long advanced genealogical education conference sponsored by the Utah Genealogical Association (UGA). She is taking Course 13: A Practical Approach: Establishing Genealogical Proof with DNA. You can read more about it here -scroll down to the section about Course 13. To see what Diana is learning at SLIG this week, follow her on twitter: @DianaElder11. You can also see other tweets about SLIG by searching twitter for #SLIG2018 and following @SLIGinstitute. Tonight, the International Commission...
Diana Elder, AG®, and Nicole Dyer
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