Friday, May 28, 2010
Archives.com provides free membership to NGS members
News Release: Archives.com Provides Complimentary Memberships To All National Genealogical Society Members
Archives gives back to the genealogy community with donation of $175,000 of genealogical resources
Archives.com (http://www.archives.com/), a website devoted to making family history simple and affordable, announced today that they have donated complimentary three month memberships to all 9,000 members of the National Genealogical Society (NGS). These complimentary memberships give NGS members unlimited access to over 1.2 billion records on Archives.com, as well as online family tree software, Expert Series articles, hours of professional tutorial videos, and other exclusive benefits.
“Working in cooperation with non-profit organizations like the National Genealogical Society is a great way to provide family history resources to the people that value them most,” says Joe Godfrey, Product Manager for Archives.com. Added Jan Alpert, President of NGS; “Archives' mission is to make family history records more accessible and affordable, and NGS is excited to work with them towards this shared goal.”
Archives is proud to make such a significant donation to NGS members, and will continue to explore ways to give back to the genealogy community. As part of this partnership, Archives.com will also donate complimentary memberships to anyone who joins NGS during the following 6 months. To learn more about NGS and the additional benefits of membership, visit the NGS website (http://www.ngsgenealogy.org/cs/become_a_member).
Archives.com (http://www.archives.com/) is a leading family history website that makes discovering family history simple and affordable. The company has assembled more than 1.2 billion historical records – birth, death, marriage, divorce, census, obituary, immigration, military and more – all in a single location, and makes them available at a price that’s up to 80 percent less than the leading competitor. Archives also partners with other leading family history websites to provide integrated record collections, discounted memberships, official certificates and other special promotions – providing a comprehensive resource for researching your family history. Archives.com is free to try for seven days, allowing anyone to explore the benefits of membership without risk or obligation. For more information and to start discovering your family history, please visit Archives.com (http://www.archives.com/).
ABOUT THE NATIONAL GENEALOGICAL SOCIETY
Founded in 1903, the National Genealogical Society (http://www.ngsgenealogy.org/) is dedicated to genealogy education, high research standards, and the preservation of genealogical records. The Arlington, VA-based nonprofit is the premier national society for everyone, from the beginner to the most advanced family historian, seeking excellence in publications, educational offerings, research guidance, and opportunities to interact with other genealogists. Please visit the NGS Pressroom (http://www.ngsgenealogy.org/cs/pressroom) for further information.