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Evidence Explained: Citing History Sources from Artifacts to Cyberspace, 3rd edition

By: Elizabeth Shown Mills

Price: $59.95

Publisher: Genealogical Publishing Company:

Edition: 2

Seller ID: 3843-102

ISBN: 0806318066

Condition: Hardcover, 885 pages, 2015, reprinted 2008, hardback, Genealogical Publishing Company


NEW 3rd EDITION!!!According to the author, there are no historical resources we can trust at face value. Records simply offer evidence, and their assertions may or may not be true. To decide what actually happened, we must understand those records. To analyze that evidence and judge what to believe, we also need particular facts about those records.Thus, Evidence Explained has two principal uses: it provides citation models for most historical sources—espec... View more info

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QuickSheet: The Historical Biographer's Guide to the Research Process

By: Elizabeth Shown Mills

Price: $9.95

Seller ID: 102-3867

ISBN: 0806318929


Building on a lifetime of experience, Elizabeth Mills argues that successful research can be achieved by following four specific models: **The Research Process Model **The Research Analysis Model **The Identity Triangulation Model **The Reliability Model The first of these, the research process model, involves several indispensable steps: analyze the problem, place it in legal and social context, identify related and associated individuals, iden... View more info

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QuickSheet: The Historical Biographer’s Guide to Cluster Research (the FAN Principle)

By: Elizabeth Shown Mills

Price: $9.95

Seller ID: 102-3868

ISBN: 0806318945


Introduces the concept of “Cluster Research” based on the FAN principle, the idea being that to prove identity, origin, and parentage individuals must be studied in the context of their FAN club--family, associates, and neighbors. Historical information, she says, is like real estate: the true value of any piece of information is unknown until it is put into community context. To apply the FAN principle in order to establish a set of facts concerning ident... View more info

QuickSheet: The Historical Biographer’s Guide to Finding People in Databases & Indexes

By: Elizabeth Shown Mills

Price: $9.95

Seller ID: 102-3869

ISBN: 0806318937


The premise of this QuickSheet is that while databases and indexes are valuable tools for research, they can actually impede the research process. We all know that databases and indexes can shortcut the process of discovery, and many search engines offer wildcard and Boolean options, as well as phonetic indexing systems to help researchers contend with clerical carelessness and data-entry errors. But historical records involve vagaries that defy technical formulas. Datab... View more info

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QuickSheet: The Historical Biographer’s Guide to Individual Problem Analysis

By: Elizabeth Shown Mills

Price: $7.95

Seller ID: 102-3870

ISBN: 0806318953


Offering a 10-step solution to genealogical problems, this QuickSheet will help you leap the proverbial brick wall and save you hours of frustration. The outgrowth of a lifetime of professional experience, the 10 steps provide a systematic basis for problem solving unique to genealogy. When faced with an elusive person or missing or contradictory information, these steps will be your lifeline, helping you to resolve tricky problems related to sources, evidence, and proof... View more info

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QuickSheet: Citing Online Historical Resources Evidence! Style. First Revised Edition

By: Elizabeth Shown Mills

Price: $8.95

Seller ID: 102-3849

ISBN: 0806317760


Provides a template for citing historical sources on the Internet. It also lays down rules to help you judge the reliability of these sources. Published in the form of a laminated folder, the QuickSheet contains a series of sample citations showing the correct way to identify online sources such as databases, census images, and digital books and articles. Based on the premise that online sources are publications that have the same characteristics as... View more info

Evidence Analysis - A Research Process Map

By: Elizabeth Shown Mills

Price: $3.95

Publisher: Board of Certified Genealogists: 2006

Seller ID: QS-EvidAna


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QuickSheet: Citing Ancestry.com Databases & Images,first revised edition

By: Elizabeth Shown Mills

Price: $9.95

Publisher: Genealogical Publishing Company: 2012

Seller ID: 3859-102

ISBN: 0806318678


Ancestry.com is the largest and most widely used genealogy site on the Internet. As an Ancestry.com user yourself, you’ve looked at databases with billions of names, so now you want to be sure you can get back to a specific record or lead others to the same record; and you need to identify your sources, to verify and cross-check them for accuracy, using the correct citations to Ancestry’s online databases and images.Help is at hand with Elizabeth Mills’s ... View more info

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Professional Genealogy: A Manual for Researchers, Writers, Editors, Lecturers, and Librarians

By: Elizabeth Shown Mills, editor

Price: $59.95

Publisher: 2001

Seller ID: 3844-102

ISBN: 0806316489

Condition: 8.5x11",654 pages


Professional Genealogy is a manual by professionals for everyone serious about genealogy. For family historians who want to do their own study, reliably, it describes the standards. For hobbyists, attorneys, and medical scientists who seek professional researchers, it's a consumer guide that defines quality and facilitates choices. For librarians who struggle to help a whole new class of patrons, it provides a bridge to the methods, sources, and minutiae of "history, up-... View more info

German-English Genealogical Dictionary

By: Ernest Thode

Price: $39.95

Publisher: Genealogical Publishing Company: 1992

Seller ID: 313429

Condition: 318 pages, Genealogical Publishing Company


This book is designed for the family researcher who has little or no knowledge of German but who nevertheless needs to make a translation of German-language documents. The dictionary covers thousands of German terms and defines them in single words or brief phrases. All words, symbols, and abbreviations in the dictionary were chosen on the basis of their association with genealogy, having been noted in church records, civil registration records, family correspondence, ge... View more info

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Death Certificates and Archaic Medical Terms

By: Helen V. Smith

Price: $10.50

Publisher: Unlock the Past, St Agnes, Australia: 2011

Seller ID: UTP0181

ISBN: 0980874629

Condition: paperback, 36 pages, b&w photos, glossary, index


Death certificates are an important document in family research, both to 'kill off' our ancestors and to determine their cause of death. This is especially so for people who are interested in establishing their medical genealogy. However at times it seems as though the cause of death is in a foreign language.'Death Certificates and Archaic Medical Terms' examines the history and evolution of death certificates. When did they start? What is on them? What were the lega... View more info

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'Til Death Us Do Part: Causes of Death 1300-1948

By: Janet Few

Price: $10.50

Publisher: Unlock the Past, St Agnes, Australia: 2015

Seller ID: UTP0261

ISBN: 1921956461

Condition: paperback, 28 pages, b&w & colour photos, further reading, index


The diseases and accidents of our ancestors are an integral part of our family history, and one thing that all but our most recent ancestors have in common, is that they are dead. This booklet examines a wide variety of possible causes of death for our ancestors, describing their symptoms and prognoses. It also suggests records that may be used to provide information about how an ancestor died. You'll find a timeline is included which outlines some major ... View more info

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Zap The Grandma Gap: Connect With Your Family by Connecting Them To Their Family History

By: Janet Hovorka

Price: $19.95

Publisher: Family Chartmasters: February 2013

Seller ID: Zap

ISBN: 0988854805


REGULAR PRICE - $23.95 - SPECIAL PRICE: $19.95 Are the youth in your family more attached to their iPod or laptop screen than they are to you? How do you connect to your family members and form the kind of close relationships that will support and strengthen them as they grow into successful and grounded adults? Teaching your children and grandchildren, nieces and nephews, and even your brothers and sisters about their family history can create strong bond... View more info

Give Your Family a Gift That Money Can't Buy: Record & Preserve Your Family's History

By: Jeffrey A. Bockman

Price: $7.95

Publisher: Alenjes Pub.:

Edition: 4

Seller ID: Bockman

ISBN: 0979617308

Condition: 8.5 x 11, paper, 42 pages, Alenjes Pub.


A great "getting started" book! Includes basic research methods, genealogical beginning vocabulary, forms, and lots of advice. View more info

Finding Italian Roots: The Complete Guide to Americans [2nd edition]

By: John Philip Colletta

Price: $16.95

Publisher: Genealogical Publishing Company: 2003

Seller ID: 317410

Condition: 206 pages, Genealogical Publishing Company


The complete guide for Americans doing Italian genealogy. Since Finding Italian Roots first appeared in 1993, an ever increasing number of Americans have become interested in tracing their Italian heritage. This thoroughly revised, updated, and expanded Second Edition provides up-to-date information about accessing and interpreting the vast universe of materials available for tracking Italian ancestors and recording their stories for future generations. It contains more... View more info

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Organising a Family Reunion

By: Lesle Berry

Price: $11.00

Publisher: Unlock the Past, St Agnes, Australia: 2010

Seller ID: UTP0121

ISBN: 0980776074

Condition: paperback, 28 pages


From a phone conference to a week long event, a family reunion is a time to gather and share.This book is the help you plan a successful reunion for your family.Contents:IntroductionSection 1: Where to start?- Decision time- Survey the family- More decisions- Communication is the key- Develop a timelineSection 2: What to do- Activities- Awards- Displays- Entertainment- Evaluation- Family tree- Food View more info

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Turn Your iPad into a Genealogy Powerhouse

By: Lisa Louise Cooke

Price: $18.95

Publisher: Sept 2012

Seller ID: ipad


Here's the dirty little secret about tablets and the iPad: they are not laptops. Once the genealogist accepts that truth they can untether themselves from the restraints of that mindset and embrace what I call the "Tablet Mindset." And in Turn Your iPad into a Genealogy Powerhouse you will learn how to unleash your iPad's potential for family history on-the-go! These pages are packed with the tools you need to get the most out your tablet: ... View more info

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How to Find Your Family History in Newspapers

By: Lisa Louise Cooke

Price: $24.95

Publisher: 2012

Seller ID: NPap

Condition: Paperback, 155 pages, 8.5"x11"


You're interested in learning more about your family history, and you've probably heard several people say "be sure to check old newspapers!" Sounds great, right? But which newspapers were around back then? And where are they now? This book provides you with a fool-proof research process, and is stuffed with everything you need for genealogical success: - Step-by-Step Instructions - Worksheets and Checklists - Tons of Free Online Resources - We... View more info

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The Genealogist's Google Toolbox

By: Lisa Louise Cooke

Price: $24.95

Publisher: Genealogy Gems Publications: 2011

Seller ID: GTool1

ISBN: 1458301559

Condition: 8.5"x11, perfect-bound, 209 pages


When it comes to your tracing your family tree online, you need the right tools to get the job done! In The Genealogist’s Google Toolbox, renowned genealogy podcaster Lisa Louise Cooke help you stuff your genealogy toolbox with FREE state-of-the-art Internet tools that are built to search, translate, message, and span the globe. You’ll travel outside the genealogy community and straight to the folks who dominate the online world: Google. The Genealogist’... View more info

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The Name Is the Game: Onomatology and the Genealogist

By: Lloyd Bockstruck

Price: $16.95

Publisher: BENTLEY ENTERPRISES: February 2013

Seller ID: 8006-102

ISBN: 0806356278

Condition: 88 pages


Names, like people, have lives of their own, which is why Lloyd Bockstruck’s new book about the serendipity and life’s choices that can alter our family names is must-reading for every researcher. Mr. Bockstruck, one of America’s foremost genealogists and the former genealogy librarian at the Dallas Public Library, has distilled the wisdom of a lifetime about the vagaries of names into this work. Eminently readable, The Name IS the Game is a collection of illustrat... View more info