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The Research Like a Pro Genealogy Podcast

Jan 21, 2019

In our podcast episode today, Diana and I discuss how to use DNA evidence as you Research Like a Pro. We talk about each step of the research like a pro process and what it looks like when you are doing a DNA research project.


Research Like a Pro with DNA - Diana's blog post at Family Locket, including the screenshot of her Royston report where she includes DNA evidence

Sample DNA Citations - Free Cheat Sheet


14 Day Mini Research Like a Pro Challenge - begins Jan 22!


Blaine Bettinger's Membership program - DNA Central


Elizabeth Shown Mills'  “Quick Sheet Citing Genetic Sources for History Research Evidence Style.” - affiliate link to Amazon


Debbie Parker Wayne and Blaine Bettinger, Genetic Genealogy in Practice - affiliate link to the book on Amazon


Beginners Guide to Genetic Genealogy: 19 short lessons by Kelly Wheaton give an introduction to the various types of DNA tests and how you can use them in your research. Each lesson includes links to videos, tools, and charts.

7 Organization tips for Your DNA Color Cluster Chart: Dana Leeds has created a simple, powerful system for viewing your DNA matches.

More Automated DNA Match Clustering! : Kitty Cooper offers an in depth tutorial on how to use DNA clustering to organize your matches.

DNA Spreadsheets: Spreadsheet templates for organizing your DNA matches.

Organizing your Autosomal DNA Information with a Spreadsheet: Jim Bartlett's detailed instructions for creating a spreadsheet for your autosomal DNA matches.

Episode 246 – Fisher & Woodbury Talk How To Manage Your DNA Data & Accounts: Link to a podcast with Scott Fisher and DNA expert, Paul Woodbury talking about how he keeps track of DNA matches, kit numbers, passwords, and all the data. Includes a transcription of the podcast episode.

DNA Sheets for Genealogy Planner includes a downloadable blank DNA planner sheet and ideas on how to fill it out.

Research Like a Pro eCourse

Study Group - more information and email list

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

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