Monthly Archives: February 2019

Sources & Citations Series – References & Guidance for Citations

The first book I wholeheartedly recommend is Evidence Explained by Elizabeth Shown Mills. The author has created a comprehensive website which offers many examples and explanations for citations for a variety of source material. The second book that I recommend … Continue reading

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Sources & Citations Series – What is the Point of Recording Citations?

Continuing with the Sources and Citations Series. We talked yesterday about what a citation is and you can read that post here. Today we are going to look at the point of recording of citations, and I did touch on … Continue reading

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Sources & Citations Series – What is a Citation?

As I said earlier in this series, in this post, In short, think of a source and citation as a journey and destination. The destination is the source, whereas the citation is how you got there and how you and … Continue reading

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Sources & Citations Series – What is a Source?

There are two types of sources: Primary Sources Secondary Sources A Primary Source is something written at the time, by someone who had first hand knowledge of an event. For example, the diaries of Samuel Pepys. In his diary, he … Continue reading

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Sources & Citations Series –Differences between Sources and Citations.

In short, think of a source and citation as a journey and destination. The destination is the source, whereas the citation is how you got there and how you and others might get there again. There are lots of types … Continue reading

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Sources & Citations Series – Introduction

Over the course of the last few Introduction to One-Name Studies courses I have been asked a number of questions and thought that it was worth sharing them here. Over the course of the next few weeks I will share the questions … Continue reading

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Strategy for a Genealogical Project – Preserve Your Work

In an earlier post I talked about strategy, breaking it down into ten segments. Today I am going to write a about preserving your study which is essentially segment ten and the last in this particular series. You can read the strategy … Continue reading

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Strategy for a Genealogical Project – Share your Study

In an earlier post I talked about strategy, breaking it down into ten segments. Today I am going to write a about sharing your material which is essentially segment nine. You can read the strategy series HERE There is a great deal of … Continue reading

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Strategy for a Genealogical Project – Bring Material Together

In an earlier post I talked about strategy, breaking it down into ten segments. Today I am going to write a about bring material together. which is essentially segment eight. You can read the strategy series HERE I said in one of the … Continue reading

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Six Degrees of Separation from Fight Club to…..

The #6Degrees meme occurs on the 1st of the month over at the blog, Books are my Favourite and Best which is written by Kate. This month’s starting point is Fight Club which I have not read, nor have not seen the film. It … Continue reading

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