Category Archives: One-Place Studies

Sources & Citations Series – Repository Lists

Continuing with the Sources and Citations Series and today we are going to focus on Repository Lists. Being a prolific note taker and list maker I am in my element with a list of repositories being an important part of my genealogy … Continue reading

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Sources & Citations Series – Are Sources Ever Wrong?

Continuing with the Sources and Citations Series. Early on in the series we talked about sources, what they are the differences between primary and secondary sources; you an read that earlier post here. Primary Source is something written at the time, by someone … Continue reading

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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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