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What are some options for taking online courses in genealogy?

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The National Genealogical Society offers its family history skills course free to members and features an in-depth home-study course to members for $45 and to nonmembers for $70. Brigham Young University also offers free online genealogy courses, including an introduction to and primer for writing family history research.

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What are some options for taking online courses in genealogy?
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Boston University's Center for Professional Education and the National Institute for Genealogical Studies both provide online courses in genealogy touted to help students track property, find lost branches of their families and write accurate histories of their families' lineages. These courses include research methodology, primers on using technology in family searches and ethics studies for both family researchers and professional genealogists.

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