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Research Methodology Class
Genealogy Conference - Spokane Washington North Stake

Covering the following topics:

  1. Organizing your family history (genealogy) research
  2. Recording information (names, dates, places)
  3. Evaluating research sources
  4. Documenting research sources

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Class Materials (Handout)
Articles: Resources:
Binders, Notebooks or Folders? - Organizing Your Genealogy Files, By Kimberly Powell Correspondence Log Forms:
Cite Your Sources (Source Footnotes) (FamilySearch ResearchWiki) Correspondence Log (Family Tree Magazine)
How to Start Your Family History (FamilySearch) Correspondence Record (
Organize the Inconclusive with Discrepancy Charts, by Michael John Neill Correspondence Record Sheet (Bailey)
Organizing the Past, by Illya D'Addezio Research Log Forms:
Organizing Your Files (FamilySearch ResearchWiki) Research Calendar (
Organizing Your Family Records (Arkansas Research) Research Log (FamilySearch)
Organizing Your Research, by Diana Smith Research Record Sheet (Bailey)
Additional Resources on Organizing Records:
FamilySearch Guides: Organizing Your Records (Cyndi's List)
Organizing Your Genealogy Using Computers Software:
Organizing Your Paper Files Personal Ancestral File 5.0 (free download)
Organizing Your Paper Files Using File Folders
Organizing Your Paper Files Using Binders (Notebooks)




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