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Family Histories and the OGS Library Collection

  Family Histories and the OGS Library Collection Fran Murphy, Chair, OGS Archive and Library Committee What makes the Society Library Collection unique is the compilation of approx. 3,000 Ontario family histories donated by family…

Introducing Co-Lab

Introducing Co-Lab: your tool to collaborate on historical records Library and Archives Canada Blog Posted on April 17, 2018 Crowdsourcing has arrived at Library and Archives Canada (LAC). You can now transcribe, add keywords and image tags,…

Two Online Library Catalogues

Two Online Library Catalogues: Toronto Public Library and OGS Society Library Catalogue Fran Murphy, Chair, Archive and Library Committee, OGS Following the cull and move of OGS library materials from the North York Branch of…

International German Genealogy Conference Call for Presentations

  International German Genealogy Conference Call for Presentations The inaugural International German Genealogy Conference in 2017 was a great success, and we are anticipating another fantastic conference in Sacramento in June of 2019.  The Call…

Centre for Scottish Studies Spring Colloquium

  Centre for Scottish Studies Spring Colloquium 2018 in Toronto April 14th Debra Webster In case you don’t have plans for this coming Saturday and are anywhere near Knox College, Toronto, you might consider attending…

Genealogy Day at the Archives

Genealogy Day at the Archives a Great Success! Patti Mordasewicz, President, The Ontario Genealogical Society We had a full house on April 5th for Genealogy Day at the Archives, a one day event hosted by…

OGS Support Restores CanadaGenWeb Cemetery Project

  OGS Support Restores CanadaGenWeb Cemetery Project CanadaGenWeb Cemetery Project is a Canadian cemetery photo site offering a free and searchable listing of over 18,000 known Canadian cemeteries. Unfortunately, their photos were hosted by Ancestry’s Rootsweb,…

Why Join OGS?

  Why Join OGS? Why would anyone want to join a member supported genealogical society today? Isn’t everything free on the internet? Simple answer, NO! For example, a subscription to Ancestry.ca for their Canadian records…

The NextGen Genealogy Network

The NextGen Genealogy Network – A Global Network of Young Genealogists Becky Zoglmann – NGGN Content Coordinator The NextGen Genealogy Network is a U.S based 501(c)(3) charitable organization whose focus is to create a venue…

CEF Digitization Update

CEF Digitization Update Library and Archives Canada As of March 15th, 568,203 of 640,000 files are available online in our Personnel Records of the First World War database. Please visit the Digitization of the Canadian…