Tuesday, August 10, 2021

Couse Spotlight: Operation Jumpstart: Beyond the Basics of Military Research

Have you ever wanted to learn how to take your military research further? Do you wish you knew more about in-depth military research topics such as the selective service system, the laws of war, or personnel files? Wish you had experience with methodology techniques for separating men of the same name? SLIG's course Operation Jumpstart: Beyond the Basics of Military Research may be just what you are looking for.

Critical Thinking Exercises

Go beyond traditional lectures and have experiences with real records in classes lead by national experts. Exercises will enable you to dig deeper by getting hands-on experience. This will allow you to develop a deeper understanding of the records and methodologies in military research.

Delve Deeper into Traditional Topics

Think you know everything about compiled service records, bounty land, or pensions? Course instructors, each experienced specialists, will introduce you to different ways of look at classic military record groups through new methodologies and research techniques.

The full schedule for this course, faculty bios, and course details can be found here.

Join us for SLIG 2022

Held January 9-14, 2022 in Salt Lake City, the 27th annual Salt Lake Institute of Genealogy promises the in-depth, advanced educational opportunities SLIG has become known for. SLIG offers high-intermediate to advanced education and includes courses on methodology, standards, regional or ethnic group research, record sets, and research tools like DNA. Visit our website to view a full selection of available courses.

Learn more about SLIG 2022. Registration opens on August 14th, 2021, at 10:00 am MDT. Create a registration account today! If you have any questions, please reach out to the UGA registrar:

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