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Jamboree

June

01
Friday
11:30AM - 12:30PM

Citations: Fall Not on Thine Sword!

Presenter: David McDonald, DMin, CG®


The dreaded footnote! O tempora! O mores! No one need fear the proper formulation of a resource citation for their research. They help a careful reader understand the compiler's sources, and a thoughtful peer to check our methods and work. In the end, they provide the underpinnings that provide the foundation of our compilations.

Level:
Beginner. Just starting to do family history., Intermediate. Online database savvy and can locate/read deeds, vital records, wills, and church records.
Topic:
Methodology: evaluating/analyzing information
Focus:
Not specific as to geography or ethnicity