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The BCG Genealogical Standards Manual: Millennium Edition (2000)

By: Board for Certification of Genealogists

Price: $19.95

Publisher: Turner Publishing: 2000

Edition: Millennium

Seller ID: BCGManual

ISBN: 0916489922

Condition: 125 pages


*** This is the OLD 2000 Edition!*** The Millennium edition has examples that the new, updated version does not have. View more info

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Genealogical Proof Standard: Building a Solid Case, 4th Edition

By: Christine Rose

Price: $9.95

Publisher: CR Publications: 2014

Seller ID: 626215

ISBN: 0929626214


NEW - 4th edition released in October, 2014! "Preponderance of evidence" has been abandoned by the genealogical field, and "Genealogical Proof Standard" substituted. This booklet explains the changes and clearly sets out what the Genealogical Proof Standard is, and how to apply it to research. Written in simple terms, this updated and enlarged rd edition includes a discussion of the elements of building a case and weighing the evidence under present-day standards. View more info

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Evidence Explained: Citing History Sources from Artifacts to Cyberspace, 3rd edition, revised

By: Elizabeth Shown Mills

Price: $59.95

Publisher: Genealogical Publishing Company:

Seller ID: 3843-102

ISBN: 0806320400

Condition: Hardcover, 885 pages, 2017, hardback, Genealogical Publishing Company


NEW 3rd EDITION!!!According to the author, there are no historical resources we can trust at face value. Records simply offer evidence, and their assertions may or may not be true. To decide what actually happened, we must understand those records. To analyze that evidence and judge what to believe, we also need particular facts about those records.Thus, Evidence Explained has two principal uses: it provides citation models for most historical sources—especially original materials not covered by classic citation guides such as The Chicago Manual of Style. Beyond that it can help ... View more info

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QuickSheet: Citing Online African-American Historical Resources Evidence! Style

By: Elizabeth Shown Mills

Price: $10.95

Publisher: Genealogical Publishing Company:

Seller ID: 102-3863

ISBN: 0806318716


Basic citation models given here help researchers evaluate the reliability of online historical sources by recording all relevant information about both the historical material itself and the website that provides the material. In citing online historical sources Mrs. Mills offers two basic style formats: **Source-list style, used in bibliographies, gives a short and general identification of a source. **Reference-note style, used for footnotes and endnotes, adds specific details about particular information within the source. With this basic template, the ... View more info

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QuickSheet: The Historical Biographer’s Guide to Cluster Research (the FAN Principle)

By: Elizabeth Shown Mills

Price: $9.95

Seller ID: 102-3868

ISBN: 0806318945


Introduces the concept of “Cluster Research” based on the FAN principle, the idea being that to prove identity, origin, and parentage individuals must be studied in the context of their FAN club--family, associates, and neighbors. Historical information, she says, is like real estate: the true value of any piece of information is unknown until it is put into community context. To apply the FAN principle in order to establish a set of facts concerning identity, parentage, and origin, several questions must be asked: Who are the known members of the FAN club? What did they do toge... View more info

QuickSheet: The Historical Biographer’s Guide to Finding People in Databases & Indexes

By: Elizabeth Shown Mills

Price: $9.95

Seller ID: 102-3869

ISBN: 0806318937


The premise of this QuickSheet is that while databases and indexes are valuable tools for research, they can actually impede the research process. We all know that databases and indexes can shortcut the process of discovery, and many search engines offer wildcard and Boolean options, as well as phonetic indexing systems to help researchers contend with clerical carelessness and data-entry errors. But historical records involve vagaries that defy technical formulas. Databases and indexes then become obstacles that actually block discoveries. Enter Elizabeth Mills, who in this QuickSheet shows h... View more info

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QuickSheet: The Historical Biographer’s Guide to Individual Problem Analysis

By: Elizabeth Shown Mills

Price: $8.95

Seller ID: 102-3870

ISBN: 0806318953


Offering a 10-step solution to genealogical problems, this QuickSheet will help you leap the proverbial brick wall and save you hours of frustration. The outgrowth of a lifetime of professional experience, the 10 steps provide a systematic basis for problem solving unique to genealogy. When faced with an elusive person or missing or contradictory information, these steps will be your lifeline, helping you to resolve tricky problems related to sources, evidence, and proof. In addition to the 10 steps, this QuickSheet contains a "Life Stages Worksheet"--a form to be filled in covering... View more info

Evidence Analysis - A Research Process Map

By: Elizabeth Shown Mills

Price: $3.95

Publisher: Board of Certified Genealogists: 2006

Seller ID: QS-EvidAna


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