Citation Machine- The primary goal of this tool is to make the proper crediting of information property so easy that it becomes a habit, not a laborious task.
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Explanation of Primary & Secondary Resources- Research records are referred to as either "primary" (usually original documents) or "secondary" (those that are compiled or published based on original documents).
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The evidence trail begins here- If the three most important words in genealogy are document, document, document, then it stands to reason that the most frequently asked question is: "Where do you find the proof?" An article published in The St. Petersburg Times (Florida), May 30, 2002.
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Use multiple sources to verify facts- Proper documentation is to genealogy what good evidence is to a detective. You can't build a solid case without it. An article published in The St. Petersburg Times (Florida), June 13, 2002.
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Verification and Validation- Reference Verification and Validation is an important, but often overlooked component of genealogy.
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What Should I Cite for Genealogy Sources?- Q.: When citing a record from a reproduction (microfilm, microfiche, CD-Rom, web page) should I cite where the original record was kept at the time of reproduction or, should I cite where it is that I viewed the reproduction?
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