In our Research Like a Pro study group, one of the first assignments is to analyze existing evidence. This is actually my favorite assignment. It is so fun to comb through what I've already gathered about a research question and look for clues to help me see where to go next in my research. I've been studying Genealogy Standards, a book published by The Board for Certification of Genealogists to better understand the different parts of analysis: Source (Original record, derivative record, or authored narrative) Information (Primary, secondary, or undetermined) Evidence (direct, indirect, or negative) In my most recent project, I compiled...
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