Jan 11, 2023

Free BCG-Sponsored Webinar, January 17, 2023

“Document Analysis: Digging into Details” 

by Angela Packer McGhie, CG, FUGA

Tuesday, January 17, 2023, 8:00 p.m. (EST) 

Analyzing documents for reliability, context, and information can help solve challenging research problems. Genealogists mine documents for information and clues to other records. They evaluate the details in the records looking for evidence to answer research questions. This session will demonstrate how to analyze documents and provide a list of questions to use in your own analysis.

Angela Packer McGhie, CG, FUGA, has a passion for teaching genealogy. She is the Education Director of the National Genealogical Society and a trustee of the Board for Certification of Genealogists. Angela enjoys coordinating courses for the Salt Lake Institute of Genealogy and the Institute of Genealogy and Historical Research, as well as teaching at other genealogy conferences and institutes. Angela served as the administrator of the ProGen Study Program for six years and is now on the board of directors. She also serves as a trustee for the BCG Education Fund. 

BCG’s next free monthly webinar in conjunction with Legacy Family Tree Webinars is “Document Analysis: Digging into Details” by Angela Packer McGhie, CG, FUGA. This webinar airs Tuesday, January 17, 2023, at 8:00 p.m. EST.  

When you register before January 17 with our partner Legacy Family Tree Webinars( you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the webinar. Anyone with schedule conflicts may access the webinar at no charge for one week after the broadcast on the Legacy Family Tree Webinars website.

“We appreciate the opportunity to present these high-quality educational webinars,” said President Faye Jenkins Stallings, CG. “At BCG, our purpose is to promote public confidence in genealogy by supporting uniform standards of competence. These webinars help to achieve that by providing educational opportunities to family historians of all levels of experience.”

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To see the full list of BCG-sponsored webinars for 2023, visit the BCG blog SpringBoard at  For additional resources for genealogical education, please visit the BCG Learning Center (

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