FREE entry to the William J. Hoffman Library and Research Center in South St. Paul, Minnesota, the location of IGSI’s research collection -- one of the largest Irish genealogical collections in the USA.
FREE access to Findmypast and Ancestry Library Edition on library computers.
FREE volunteer research assistance on the 2nd Saturday of the month in the library.
Discount on monthly classes: learn strategies and Irish resources to improve your research skills.
Research consultations by appointment for out-of-state members.
Discounted fee on commissioned research with IGSI research volunteers.
Meeting other IGSI members who share an interest in genealogy and family history.
On the IGSIWebsite: Access to a wealth of additional information, some of which is available only with Member Login.
Surname Interest database, where you can enter your ancestral family surnames and connect privately with others who are researching the same surnames.
Members have access to contact information of submitters and other members.
Past issues of The Septs and Ginealas are available to view or download and print, FREE to members.
IGSI-created databases to articles in genealogical journals held in the IGSI collection, available for members to search.
Links to useful genealogical resources & organizations in the U.S. and internationally.
Informative articles on starting your research, specialized repositories, and resources for Irish and Scots-Irish research.