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Family historians depend upon thousands of people unknown to them. They exchange research with others; copy information from books and databases; and write libraries, societies, and government offices. At times they even hire professionals to do legwork in distant areas and trust strangers to solve important problems. But how can a researcher be assured that he or she is p ...more
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Published March 5th 2019 by Ancestry.com
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Mar 08, 2019 Amberly rated it it was amazing · review of another edition
Great read, definitely one to read regularly. Reading the introductions and glossary prior to reading the body of the text was helpful. A must-read for anyone who spends time working on genealogy. Concise and direct.
An important and necessary book for any hobbyist considering a move into the professional field of genealogy. Though a small book, it is filled with many standards that need to be broken down, analyzed, and better understood in their application across various areas of the field. Definitely worth a second or third re-read!
This is a must read, must have on your bookshelf if you're striving to ensure your genealogy research is up to standards established by the BCG and if you wish to become a certified genealogist. It's a book you will refer to time and again as a first read thru will never suffice. ...more
This is a must have if you are serious about doing genealogy. It sets forth the genealogy proof standard and lists all existing and new standards, including standards for DNA. It also includes the genealogist's code of ethics, which we should all be following. ...more