Get help with Successful Genealogy Sources and Citations, so you always know where you found your genealogy records. With this Sassy Jane Genealogy eBook, you’ll be confident that your sources and citations preserve the results of your research efforts. Get help with:
- Determining the difference between sources and citations
- Adding effective sources and citations in your family tree software
- Creating sources and citations for US and international records
- Linking your citations to your paper and digital records
- Retrieving your online, digital, and/or paper records easily when needed
Get to know your sources and citations.
Even if your family tree software or online tree application creates sources and citations for you automatically, your research will benefit when you known how to create sources and citations yourself.
We have all probably had the frustrating experience of asking a relative or a fellow researcher to supply sources and citations for their information and the unfortunate answer is that they “just know” or the information is “around” or “hard to get to.”
Professional historians have cited primary and secondary sources in their work for a very long time, making their source and citation practices useful to consider when citing your genealogy research. This guide helps you understand and use existing citation systems from leading historians and genealogists.
Successful Genealogy Sources and Citations
- Creating Successful Sources and Citations
- Elements of Sources
- Elements of Citations
- Examples of Sources and Citations by Record Type
- US Federal and State Census Records
- European Church Records
- Books and eBooks
- Web Sites
- Web Sites with Static URLs
- Paper Records
- Paper Records with Multiple Pages
- Citing the Work of Other Genealogists
- Creating Your Own Sources and Citations