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OnBoard: Table of Contents


1995 COMPLETE SET VOLUME 1:1-3

  • Volume 1:1 - January 1995
  • Volume 1:2 - May 1995
  • Volume 1:3 - September 1995
Complete Set Volume 1:1-3 - $7.50.

VOLUME 1:1 JANUARY 1995

  • Seals on disk, dual certification
  • Civil War Veterans Project
  • Spotlight: Jean Legried, CGRS
  • Sounding Board:Expensive Documentation
  • Skillbuilding: Deed Analysis
Single Issue Volume 1:1 - $2.50.

VOLUME 1:2 MAY 1995

  • Application Strategies: A Judge's View
  • On Track: NARA Finding Aids
  • Instant Communication?
  • Spotlight: Vince Spracklin, CGRS
  • Sounding Board: Why Judges Disagree
  • Correcting Errors: A Forensic Category
  • Skillbuilding: Will Analysis
Single Issue Volume 1:2 - $2.50.

VOLUME 1:3 SEPTEMBER 1995

  • You Be the Judge
  • Conference & Intern Program
  • Application Strategies: The Renewal Process
  • Spotlight: Curtis Brasfield, CGRS
  • Sounding Board: Our Cyberspace Image
  • Skillbuilding: Citing Your Sources
Single Issue Volume 1:3 - $2.50.

1996 COMPLETE SET VOLUME 2:1-3

  • Volume 2:1 - January 1996
  • Volume 2:2 - May 1996
  • Volume 2:3 - September 1996
Complete Set Volume 2:1-3 - $7.50.

VOLUME 2:1 JANUARY 1996

  • Certification or Government Regulation?
  • Judging Quality: Your Views and Ours
  • Sounding Board: Superior Categories? (CALS v. CG)
  • Spotlight: Joanne H. Harvey, CGRS
  • Skillbuilding: Transcribing Materials
Single Issue Volume 2:1 - $2.50.

VOLUME 2:2 MAY 1996

  • Your Research Report (with samples)
  • OnTrack: Helping Libraries Help Genealogists
  • Spotlight: Marty Hiatt, CGRS
  • Board News and Notes
  • Skillbuilding: Analyzing City Directories
Single Issue Volume 2:2 - $2.50.

VOLUME 2:3 SEPTEMBER 1996

  • Have Checkbook—Am a Professional
  • OnLine: Privacy & Protection of Research Rights
  • Introspect: The Past Imperfect
  • Spotlight: The Chaplins, CG, CALS
  • Skillbuilding: Conducting Effective Oral Interviews
Single Issue Volume 2:3 - $2.50.

1997 COMPLETE SET VOLUME 3:1-3

  • Volume 3:1 - January 1997
  • Volume 3:2 - May 1997
  • Volume 3:3 - September 1997
Complete Set Volume 3:1-3 - $7.50.

VOLUME 3:1 JANUARY 1997

  • Professionalism and fees: BCG Survey Results
  • Spotlight: Duncan Gardiner, PHD, CG
  • Board News and Notes
  • Sounding Board: Q&A
  • Skillbuilding: Producing Quality Research Notes
Single Issue Volume 3:1 - $2.50.

VOLUME 3:2 MAY 1997

  • Equipping Ourselves for Quality Service: Physical Plant and Continuing Education, BCG Survey Results
  • Application Strategies: Organizing Your Materials
  • OnLine: USGenWeb Project
  • Spotlight: Joe Nickell, PHD, CGRS
  • Skillbuilding: Analyzing and Reviewing Published Sources
Single Issue Volume 3:2 - $2.50.

VOLUME 3:3 SEPTEMBER 1997

  • Client Assignments: Quality and Quantity, BCG Survey Results
  • BCG Abandons term "Preponderance of the Evidence"
  • OnLine: Library of Congress
  • Spotlight: Jeanne Hand Henry, CG
  • Skillbuilding: Using Indexes
Single Issue Volume 3:3 - $2.50.

1998 COMPLETE SET VOLUME 4:1-3

  • Volume 4:1 - January 1998
  • Volume 4:2 - May 1998
  • Volume 4:3 - September 1998
Complete Set Volume 4:1-3 - $7.50.

VOLUME 4:1 JANUARY 1998

  • Evidence Revisited: DNA, POE, and GPS
  • Choices: A Comparison of Category Requirements
  • BCG Service Marks, Use those Credentials Proudly
  • Sounding Board: Questions, answers, and gripes!
  • Spotlight: Jacqueline E. A. Lawson, CGRS
  • Skillbuilding: Censuses, the often-overlooked basics
Single Issue Volume 4:1 - $2.50.

VOLUME 4:2 MAY 1998

  • Reporting Standards, Client Research v. Personal Research
  • Application Strategies: Observing the Code
  • OnLine: Internet Genealogy
  • A Candid Look at our Work Habits
  • Spotlight: Jeffrey L. Haines, CG
  • Skillbuilding: Good Genealogical Writing
Single Issue Volume 4:2 - $2.50.

VOLUME 4:3 SEPTEMBER 1998

  • That Awful P-word: Plagiarism
  • OnLine: Internet Genealogy
  • Spotlight: Doris Bourrie, CGRS
  • Board News and Notes
  • Skillbuilding: Polishing Our Everyday Writing
Single Issue Volume 4:3 - $2.50.

1999 COMPLETE SET VOLUME 5:1-3

  • Volume 5:1 - January 1999
  • Volume 5:2 - May 1999
  • Volume 5:3 - September 1999
Complete Set Volume 5:1-3 - $7.50.

VOLUME 5:1 JANUARY 1999

  • Protecting our Intellectual Property Rights
  • OnLine: Internet Genealogy
  • Introspect: Befriending Potential Clients
  • Spotlight: Claire Mire Bettag, CGRS
  • Skillbuilding: Social Security Death [Benefits] Index
Single Issue Volume 5:1 - $2.50.

VOLUME 5:2 MAY 1999

  • Why Genealogy Needs Standards
  • OnLine: Internet Map Sites
  • Spotlight: Jeri J. Steele, CGRS
  • Board News and Notes
  • Skillbuilding: Converting Records into Reliable Copies
Single Issue Volume 5:2 - $2.50.

VOLUME 5:3 SEPTEMBER 1999

  • Better Books from Computer Programs
  • Skillbuilding: A Judge's Notes from an Application for Certified Genealogist
  • Introspect: "Why Certify?"
  • Board News and Notes
  • Spotlight: Dawn Knauft, CGRS
Single Issue Volume 5:3 - $2.50.

2000 COMPLETE SET VOLUME 6:1-3

  • Volume 6:1 - January 2000
  • Volume 6:2 - May 2000
  • Volume 6:3 - September 2000
Complete Set Volume 6:1-3 - $7.50.

VOLUME 6:1 JANUARY 2000

  • Hints for Preparing Successful Lecture Proposals
  • Introspect: Specialization
  • Sounding Board: Questions, answers, and gripes!
  • Application Strategies: Proofreading is Not a Job for the Do-it-Yourselfer
  • Skillbuilding: Education Opportunities
  • Distribution of BCG Associates
  • Spotlight: Marcia Rice, CGRS, and Beverly Rice, CGRS
Single Issue Volume 6:1 - $2.50.

VOLUME 6:2 MAY 2000

  • Do You Really Want to Know Who Judged Your Application?
  • Application Strategies: Is Certification the End of the Process?
  • Application Strategies: In Search of the Model of a Certified Genealogist
  • Skillbuilding: Citation Placement
  • Skillbuilding: Citations on the Source
  • Spotlight: Joseph C. Anderson II, CG
Single Issue Volume 6:2 - $2.50.

VOLUME 6:3 SEPTEMBER 2000

  • BCG Invites AG Transfers!
  • Application Strategies: Tips for Preparing a Renewal Application
  • OnLine: Bureau of Land Management—Government Land Office Records
  • Spotlight: Patricia Walls Stamm, CGRS
Single Issue Volume 6:3 - $2.50.

2001 COMPLETE SET VOLUME 7:1-3

  • Volume 7:1 - January 2001
  • Volume 7:2 - May 2001
  • Volume 7:3 - September 2001
Complete Set Volume 7:1-3 - $10.00.

VOLUME 7:1 JANUARY 2001

  • "Historical Background" Versus "Context"
  • Skillbuilding: Preparing Research Reports (Accurately and Clearly)
  • Sounding Board: Questions, answers, and gripes!
  • Introspect: BCG History
  • Spotlight: Ronald Hill, PHD, CG
Single Issue Volume 7:1 - $3.00.

VOLUME 7:2 MAY 2001

  • Things for Genealogists to Avoid
  • Application Strategies: Questions and Answers
  • Skillbuilding: Standards for Genealogical Instructors
  • OnLine: Internet Search for an Old Prussian Law
  • Spotlight: Willis H. White, CG
Single Issue Volume 7:2 - $3.00.

VOLUME 7:3 SEPTEMBER 2001

  • Education...Certification
  • Introspect: Board for Certification of Genealogists' Education Fund
  • Skillbuilding: Using the Compilations of Others
  • Application Strategies: Rumors Heard at a Recent Conference
  • Spotlight: Carol Dye Ekdahl, CGRS
Single Issue Volume 7:3 - $3.00.

2002 COMPLETE SET VOLUME 8:1-3

  • Volume 8:1 - January 2002
  • Volume 8:2 - May 2002
  • Volume 8:3 - September 2002
Complete Set Volume 8:1-3 - $10.00.

VOLUME 8:1 JANUARY 2002

  • Recent Developments in Genealogical Standards
  • Introspect: What are You?
  • Insight: Lineage Work, An Inside Look
  • Skillbuilding: Finessing Your Service Mark
  • Spotlight: Amy Johnson Crow, CG
Single Issue Volume 8:1 - $3.00.

VOLUME 8:2 MAY 2002

  • Use of BCG Service Marks Essential
  • Application Strategies: Packaging Your Application
  • OnLine: Few Standards Yet for the Internet
  • OnLine: 1930 Census Finding Aids
  • Spotlight: Bettie Cummings Cook, CG
Single Issue Volume 8:2 - $3.00.

VOLUME 8:3 SEPTEMBER 2002

  • BCG Survey Results
  • Introspect: Balancing Act
  • Board News and Notes
  • Online: American Memories
  • Spotlight: Richard Camaur JD, CG
Single Issue Volume 8:3 - $3.00.

2003 COMPLETE SET VOLUME 9:1-3

  • Volume 9:1 - January 2003
  • Volume 9:2 - May 2003
  • Volume 9:3 - September 2003
Complete Set Volume 9:1-3 - $10.00.

VOLUME 9:1 JANUARY 2003

  • Technology and client Work: Continuation of BCG Survey Results
  • Technology: Enhancing Your Presentations with Today's Technology
  • Board News and Notes
  • News from the BCG Education Fund
  • Spotlight: Sharon Tate Moody, CGRS
Single Issue Volume 9:1 - $3.00.

VOLUME 9:2 MAY 2003

  • Relocating and Restarting Your Genealogy Business
  • Skillbuilding: Date Calculations
  • Board news and notes
  • What's New On-line?
  • Spotlight: J. Mark Lowe, CG

Single Issue Volume 9:2 - $3.00.

VOLUME 9:3 SEPTEMBER 2003

  • Reflections of a Genealogist: Amateurs, Professionals, and Work that Endures
  • Skillbuilding: Using Newspapers Effectively
  • Board News and Notes
  • President's Corner
  • Spotlight: Candice Lynn Buchanan, CG
Single Issue Volume 9:3 - $3.00.

2004 COMPLETE SET VOLUME 10:1-3

  • Volume 10:1 - January 2004
  • Volume 10:2 - May 2004
  • Volume 10:3 - September 2004
Complete Set Volume 10:1-3 - $10.00.

VOLUME 10:1 JANUARY 2004

  • Major Changes: BCG Teaching Categories
  • Applause, Appause! BCG Associates Honored
  • Board news and notes
  • Introspect: Details, Details: The Value of Style Guides and Style Sheets
  • Spotlight: Lona Price Downing, CG
Single Issue Volume 10:1 - $3.00.

VOLUME 10:2 MAY 2004

  • Document Work: Ideas and Approaches
  • Skillbuilding: Evaluating Web Resources
  • BCG Education Fund Notes
  • Board news and notes
  • Spotlight: Jim W. Faulkinbury, CGRS

Single Issue Volume 10:2 - $3.00.

VOLUME 10:3 SEPTEMBER 2004

  • Introspect: Communication with Clients
  • President's Corner
  • Application Tips: Preparing the Portfolio
  • BCG Trustees Take Actions
  • BCG Education Fund News
  • BCG News and Notes
  • Spotlight: Gladys Friedman Paulin, CGRS

Single Issue Volume 10:3 - $3.00.

2005 COMPLETE SET VOLUME 11:1-3

  • Volume 11:1 - January 2005
  • Volume 11:2 - May 2005
  • Volume 11:3 - September 2005
Complete Set Volume 11:1-3 - $10.00.

VOLUME 11:1 JANUARY 2005

  • Diamonds, Rubies and Lumps of Coal: Defining Today's Genealogists
  • President's Corner
  • Board News & Notes
  • Application Strategies: From a Judge's Perspective
  • Introspect: How I Became a CLS
  • Spotlight: CindyLee Banks, AG, CGRS

Single Issue Volume 11:1 - $3.00.

VOLUME 11:2 MAY 2005

  • Producing Quality Reports
  • President's Corner
  • Board News & Notes
  • Tribute: Old Trustees Never Die...
  • Contracts and Written Agreements - Substance is More Important than Form
  • Spotlight: David McDonald, CG

Single Issue Volume 11:2 - $3.00.

VOLUME 11:3 SEPTEMBER 2005

  • Skillbuilding: Background Information
  • Education Fund News
  • Application Strategies: Certification or Bust
  • Spotlight: Christopher A. Nordmann, CGRS

Single Issue Volume 11:3 - $3.00.

2006 COMPLETE SET VOLUME 12:1-3

  • Volume 12:1 - January 2006
  • Volume 12:2 - May 2006
  • Volume 12:3 - September 2006
Complete Set Volume 12:1-3 - $10.00.

VOLUME 12:1 JANUARY 2006

  • Skillbuilding: Elements of a Good Genealogy
  • Using Service Marks
  • Introspect: Advanced Methodology and the Professional
  • Spotlight: Kathleen W. Hinckley, CG

Single Issue Volume 12:1 - $3.00.

VOLUME 12:2 MAY 2006

  • Introspect: Genealogy Software
  • Skillbuilding: Before Death Certificates; Furniture Dealers and Cabinetmakers
  • Spotlight: T. Mark James, CG

Single Issue Volume 12:2 - $3.00.

VOLUME 12:3 SEPTEMBER 2006

  • Skillbuilding: Tax lists; A Goldmine
  • What are Rubrics?
  • Introspect: Putting Organization and Educa- tion Together
  • Spotlight: Lynne M. Darrouzet, CG

Single Issue Volume 12:3 - $3.00.

2007 COMPLETE SET VOLUME 13:1-3

  • Volume 13:1 - January 2007
  • Volume 13:2 - May 2007
  • Volume 13:3 - September 2007
Complete Set Volume 13:1-3 - $15.00.

VOLUME 13:1 JANUARY 2007

  • Introspect: Speaking as an Archivist: Genealogists I Have Known
  • Introspect: Why Do I Write in Register Style?
  • Spotlight: John Frederick Dorman, CG (Emeritus)

Single Issue Volume 13:1 - $5.00.

VOLUME 13:2 MAY 2007

  • Introspect: What Devalues Certification?
  • Skillbuilding: Passport Applications, a Rich Genealogical Resource
  • Spotlight: LaDonna R. Garner, CG
Single Issue Volume 13:2 - $5.00.

VOLUME 13:3 SEPTEMBER 2007

  • Introspect: Publishing Strategies for Sensitive Issues
  • Educational Opportunities 2008
  • Skillbuilding: Overlooked Resources: Business, Organizational, and Institutional Records
  • Spotlight: David Rencher, AG, CG
Single Issue Volume 13:3 - $5.00.

2008 COMPLETE SET VOLUME 14:1-3

  • Volume 14:1 - January 2008
  • Volume 14:2 - May 2008
  • Volume 14:3 - September 2008
Complete Set Volume 14:1-3 - $15.00.

VOLUME 14:1 JANUARY 2008

  • Introspect: Confessions of a Reluctant Renewer
  • Application Strategies: Why Jane Failed
  • BCG Education Fund, Board News and Notes, BCG Associates
  • Spotlight: Katherine E. Flynn, Ph.D., CG

Single Issue Volume 14:1 - $5.00.

VOLUME 14:2 MAY 2008

  • Introspect: Researcher or Genealogist: Which One Are You?
  • Introspect: The Fine Art of Giving and Receiving Feedback
  • Skillbuilding: Guidelines for Evaluating Genealogical Resources
  • Board News and Notes: Rubrics are Coming!
  • Spotlight: Amy Larner Giroux, CG, CGL

Single Issue Volume 14:2 - $5.00.

VOLUME 14:3 SEPTEMBER 2008

  • Skillbuilding: In Search of Criminal Records
  • President's Corner
  • Board News and Notes
  • Educational Opportunities
  • Scholarships Available
  • Pocket PCs for the Professional
  • Spotlight: Miriam Weiner, CG

Single Issue Volume 14:3 - $5.00.

2009 COMPLETE SET VOLUME 15:1-3

  • Volume 15:1 - January 2009
  • Volume 15:2 - May 2009
  • Volume 15:3 - September 2009
Complete Set Volume 15:1-3 - $15.00.

VOLUME 15:1 JANUARY 2009

  • Skillbuilding: Proof Arguments
  • The President's Corner
  • BCG Education Fund, Board News and Notes, BCG Associates
  • Application Strategies: The 49ers: Statistics and Success
  • Spotlight: Alison Hare, CG
Single Issue Volume 15:1 - $5.00.

VOLUME 15:2 MAY 2009

  • Introspect: Mentoring
  • The President's Corner
  • Board News and Notes: Rubrics are Coming!
  • Skillbuilding: NUCMC and Its Cousins: Keys to Lost Ancestral Records
  • Associate Activities
  • Spotlight: Shirley Langdon Wilcox, CG, FNGS
Single Issue Volume 15:2 - $5.00.

VOLUME 15:3 SEPTEMBER 2009

  • Forensic Genealogy: Part 1
  • President's Corner
  • Board News and Notes
  • Skillbuilding: It's Not That Hard to Write Proof Arguments
  • BCG Education Fund News
  • Spotlight: Donn Devine, JD, CG, CGL
Single Issue Volume 15:3 - $5.00.

2010 COMPLETE SET VOLUME 16:1-3

  • Volume 16:1 - January 2010
  • Volume 16:2 - May 2010
  • Volume 16:3 - September 2010
Complete Set Volume 16:1-3 - $15.00.

VOLUME 16:1 JANUARY 2010

  • Forensic Genealogy, Part 2
  • The President's Corner
  • BCG Education Fund, Board News and Notes
  • Skillbuilding: Preparing a Good Client Agreement
  • Spotlight: Ronald E. Norris, CG
Single Issue Volume 16:1 - $5.00.

VOLUME 16:2 MAY 2010

  • The New Renewal Requirement: What Does it Mean for You?
  • The President's Corner
  • Board News and Notes
  • Build a Better Portfolio: Advice from the Judges
  • Document Work: Certification Requirements 3 & 4
  • Spotlight: Lynn McMillion, CG Emeritus
Single Issue Volume 16:2 - $5.00.

VOLUME 16:3 SEPTEMBER 2010

  • The Genealogical Proof Standard: How Simple Can It Be?
  • President's Corner
  • Board News and Notes
  • Skillbuilding:Effective Writing and Editing
  • BCG Education Fund News
  • Spotlight: Marie Melchiori, CG, CGL
Single Issue Volume 16:3 - $5.00.

2011 COMPLETE SET VOLUME 17:1-3

  • Volume 17:1 - January 2011
  • Volume 17:2 - May 2011
  • Volume 17:3 - September 2011
Complete Set Volume 17:1-3 - $15.00.

VOLUME 17:1 JANUARY 2011

  • Analysis and Correlation of Evidence
  • The President's Corner
  • BCG Education Fund, Board News and Notes
  • Spotlight: Stefani Evans, CG
Single Issue Volume 17:1 - $5.00.

VOLUME 17:2 MAY 2011

  • A Primer on the Use of BCG Trademarks
  • The President's Corner
  • BCG Booth News, BCG News and Notes
  • ACTION Group Questions and Answers
  • Tips for Adding Historical Context to Your Genealogical Narrative
  • Classifying Source and Information: An Aid to Evidence Analysis, But Not Always Possible
  • Spotlight: Teresa Steinkamp McMillin, CG
Single Issue Volume 17:2 - $5.00.

VOLUME 17:3 SEPTEMBER 2011

  • Focused Versus Diffuse Research
  • President's Corner
  • BCG Outreach News
  • Working With Manuscripts
  • News from the BCG Education Fund
  • Classifying Factors that Affect Genealogical Credibilty
  • Spotlight: Jason B. Harrison, CG
Single Issue Volume 17:3 - $5.00.

2012 COMPLETE SET VOLUME 18:1-3

  • Volume 18:1 - January 2012
  • Volume 18:2 - May 2012
  • Volume 18:3 - September 2012
Complete Set Volume 18:1-3 - $15.00.

VOLUME 18:1 JANUARY 2012

  • The 1940 Census: Release Looming, Indexing to Begin
  • Walter Lee Sheppard, Jr. Prize Encourages New Board Applicants
  • The President's Corner
  • BCG Outreach News
  • Continuing Education
  • Nominations
  • Spotlight: Nancy A. Peters, CG
Single Issue Volume 18:1 - $5.00.

VOLUME 18:2 MAY 2012

  • Perils of Source Snobbery
  • The President's Corner
  • BCG Outreach News
  • Data Analysis
  • Quote of Note
  • Spotlight: Warren Bittner, CG
Single Issue Volume 18:2 - $5.00.

VOLUME 18:3 SEPTEMBER 2012

  • President's Corner
  • BCG News
  • PROGEN Study Program Gives Practical Experience
  • Evidence Correlation
  • Spotlight: Melinde Lutz Byrne, CG
Single Issue Volume 18:3 - $5.00.

2013 COMPLETE SET VOLUME 19:1-3

  • Volume 19:1 - January 2013
  • Volume 19:2 - May 2013
  • Volume 19:3 - September 2013
Complete Set Volume 19:1-3 - $15.00.

VOLUME 19:1 JANUARY 2013

  • Tax Records
  • The President's Corner
  • BCG News
  • Recent Renewals, New Certificants
  • Dispassionate Data Collection
  • Spotlight: Judy Russell, CG
Single Issue Volume 19:1 - $5.00.

VOLUME 19:2 MAY 2013

  • The Law and the Reasonably Exhaustive Search
  • The President's Corner
  • BCG News
  • Plagiarism: Some Considerations
  • Tips for Energizing Your Geneaolgical Narrative
  • Spotlight: Elissa Scalise Powell, CG, CGL
Single Issue Volume 19:2 - $5.00.

VOLUME 19:3 SEPTEMBER 2013

  • Autosomal DNA and Genealogical Research
  • President's Corner
  • BCG News
  • Founders of BCG
  • Spotlight: Ruth Randall, CG
Single Issue Volume 19:3 - $5.00.

VOLUME 20:1 JANUARY 2014

  • DNA and the Reasonably Exhaustive Search
  • The President's Corner
  • BCG News
  • Search for People
  • Spotlight: Catherine "Cathi" Desmarais, CG
Single Issue Volume 20:1 - $5.00.

 



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