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The Research Like a Pro Genealogy Podcast

Jul 13, 2020

Today's episode of Research Like a Pro is about using RootsWeb and FamilySearch Genealogies to view family trees that users have uploaded to the internet. These resources are helpful in your "literature survey" - the search you do at the beginning of a research project to determine what has already been uncovered about...


Jul 6, 2020

Today's episode of Research Like a Pro is about portfolio element four: the research report prepared for another person. To apply to the Board for Certification of Genealogists you  must submit a research report that meets standards. You cannot submit a report that focuses on your own ancestors. Listen in as we discuss...


Jun 29, 2020

Today's episode of Research Like a Pro is about creating layered citations for images found on the four major genealogy websites: Ancestry, FamilySearch, MyHeritage, and Findmypast. We discuss how to separate the digital layer from the physical layer, and the five elements of a source citation. We discuss what element...


Jun 22, 2020

Research Like a Pro: A Genealogist's Guide by Diana Elder with Nicole Dyer on Amazon.com

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Jun 15, 2020

Today's episode of Research Like a Pro is about proof arguments. We discuss different types of proofs, including proof statements, proof summaries, and proof arguments. Then we discuss the requirements for the case study element of the portfolio for certification and go over the rubric indicators that show if a case...