22 May 2011

The Board for Certification of Genealogists 2011 Application Guide now free online

The US-based Board for Certification of Genealogists operates a widely recognized certification process for professional genealogists. The vast majority of those certified are US-based, only eight are listed in Canada, one in the UK.

BCG tests applicants skills in: 

 understanding research sources and methods 
 planning, executing, and reporting the results of research 
 citing sources 
 evaluating evidence 
 proving kinship 
 resolving genealogical problems
Find the new 2011 edition of the BCG Application Guide which gives information on the process to become certified and an outline of the skills that need to be demonstrated at http://bcgcertification.org/brochures/BCGAppGuide2011.pdf

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