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Evidence Explained: Citing History Sources from Artifacts to Cyberspace

User Review  - Jean Fisher - Book Verdict

First published in 2007 and followed by a second edition in 2009, the new edition of this beloved reference standard from historical writer Mills (Professional Genealogy) continues to inform ... Read full review

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User Review  - LisaEllam - LibraryThing

Evidence Explained guides you through a maze of sources not covered by other citation manuals - all kinds of origianl records, accessed through different media. A thousand citation models for US and ... Read full review

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User Review  - mighel - LibraryThing

The real draw of this book to me is is it explained Primary documentation quite well in under one chapter. SO many of our researchers can't wrap their mind around that basic and important concept to ... Read full review

A Must For Documenting Genealogical Sources

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A good genealogist should know exactly how to document their sources. This covers EVERYTHING and is a must for your genealogical library. Read full review

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User Review  - joannecp - LibraryThing

I joined Library Thing because this book is not classified in LOC with genealogy as subject. Published by Baltimore's Genealogical Publishing Co. and written be well-known genealogy author I felt I ... Read full review

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User Review  - ABVR - LibraryThing

The first substantive page of this book begins as follows: "As history researchers, we do not speculate. We test. We critically observe and carefully record. Then we weigh the accumulated evidence ... Read full review

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User Review  - debweiss - LibraryThing

Evidence explained is a comprehensive resource for anyone who is into serious historical research (I would not recommend this for an undergrad doing his/her first major term paper, for example). Not ... Read full review

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User Review  - jacr - LibraryThing

I requested this book as an early reviewer because I'm always looking for books to assign undergraduates so they'll understand not only how to cite properly, but why it matters. Alas, this book isn't ... Read full review

Evidence explained: citing history sources from artifacts to cyberspace

User Review  - Not Available - Book Verdict

Family historians, to their dismay, frequently encounter publications containing incomplete or cryptic citations to sources not always thoroughly evaluated by their authors. In her newest book ... Read full review

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User Review  - researchergal - LibraryThing

This is a must have desk reference for the serious historical researcher (this includes genealogists). The book is filled with examples. The introductory chapters should be read regularly to reinforce the concepts. Read full review