Attention OGS Members: To access the Member Advantage discount codes and links, first log in (“Login / Register link in the upper right corner), then Click on Resources, select Members Corner > Member Advantage Codes. This page only outlines the Member Advantages, it does not provide access to them.
Summary of OGS Member Advantages and Discounts Offered by OGS Partners
|Receive our quarterly journal Families, providing an outlet for genealogical writing with an Ontario focus, as well as interesting articles about family history innovations and pursuits, and opportunities for researchers to solicit help with their genealogical brick walls. Families also now includes our quarterly NewsLeaf which provides current information in the field of genealogy and information about Society events|
|FREE!! Attend our live Genealogy Webinars. OGS Webinars are open to all free of charge for the live presentation, while OGS members can view the recorded Webinars at any time following the live presentation by logging in to the OGS website|
|The New York Genealogical and Biographical Society is the largest genealogical society in New York State and offers OGS members a 25% discount off the usual individual membership pricing.|
|Shop the Hound offers OGS member a 10% discount on everything in the store with no minimum order.|
|Get access to the Members Corner section of the OGS website, including codes to take advantage of discounts offered by OGS Corporate partners; searchable digital copies of Families from 1962 to the present; access to Branch or SIG Members Only pages with hundreds of databases, indices and digitized records; and previous OGS Webinars recordings since 2016|
|In addition to special free draws and promotions, members get a 10% discount on genealogy courses and packages, including eleven Certificate Programs, offered by the National Institute for Genealogical Studies.|
|Get a reduced OGS member rate when you apply for a certificate from one of our Heritage Societiesor our Heritage Clubs.|
|Receive membership discounts when joining the British Columbia Genealogical Society. Many early Ontario settlers, or their offspring, headed west in search of land, gold and other riches. Follow your ancestors or their families to British Columbia.|
|Receive membership discounts when joining the Manitoba Genealogical Society. Many early Ontario settlers, or their offspring, headed west in search of land, gold and other riches. Follow your ancestors or their families to Manitoba.|
|Receive discount to membership in the Saskatchewan Genealogical Society. Many Ontario settlers or their offspring went west in search of land, gold and a new left. Many moved to Saskatchewan to follow their dreams. The Saskatchewan Genealogical Society is offering reciprocal membership discount of $5.00 Please contact them https://www.saskgenealogy.com/ to provide proof of OGS membership in terms of a membership number.
|Mark’s Work Wearhouse offers a “download & print” certificate to receive a 10% discount savings on many items. You will need to present the certificate to the store.|
|Get 5% to 30% off of Budget Car Rental Rates|
|OGS members save $50 on JSTOR access: Explore 2,000+ journals to build your family history with JSTOR. For more information on how to use JSTOR for family history research|
|OGS is the portal through which you can join any number of our 34 Branches and Special Interest Groups in order to take advantage of the materials that have been indexed or digitized for geographical regions of Ontario, and to research areas of special interest. Some Branches and SIGs have a Member’s Only section of their website in which many genealogical treasures reside. Branches/SIGs may offer members of OGS reduced rates for research and involvement in education programs. Each Branch/SIG has a small additional membership fee.|
|Receive discount to membership in the Alberta Genealogical Society. Many Ontario settlers or their offspring went west in search of land, gold and a new left. Many moved to Alberta to follow their dreams. The Alberta Genealogical Society is offering reciprocal membership discount of $5.00 https://www.abgenealogy.ca/become-a-member Please contact them to provide proof of OGS membership in terms of a membership number.|
Note: For complete information on how to get special pricing from our partners, OGS Members must login to the OGS website, then select Resources > Member’s Corner > Member Advantage Codes.