QuickSheet: Citing Ancestry.com Databases & Images

In another great QuickSheet from Elizabeth Mills, we get Citing Ancestry.com Databases & Images.

This laminated, four-page quick reference gives the researcher an easy guide to citing sources as found on Ancestry and other websites. Based on her books Evidence!: Citation & Analysis for the Family Historian and Evidence Explained: Citing History Sources from Artifacts to Cyberspace, Mills provides an easy to follow reference to citing sources obtained through computer driven databases, using Ancestry as an example. The QuickSheet begins with a Basic Principles section and a Basic Template to help get the researcher started.

The remainder of the guide provides Models, or examples, for Common Record Types. For each model or source type there are three entries organized in columns for easy reading. The three entry options are Source List Entry, Full Reference Note, and Subsequent Reference Note.

Listed here are all the source types covered in this great, easy-reference QuickSheet:

Basic Format: Databases

Basic Format: Images

Articles (At Learning Center)

Online archive for print publications

Books: Database Extractions

Books: Images

Censuses: Databases

Censuses: Images

City Directories: Databases

City Directories: Images

Draft Registrations: Images

Family Trees – documented data

Family Trees – undocumented data

Immigration-Emigration Rolls: Databases

Immigration-Emigration Rolls: Images

Maps: Images

Military Records: Databases

Military Records: Images

Newspapers: Images

PERSI: Database


Order this great companion guide, along with Elizabeth Mills’ other books and guides at Family Roots Publishing. QuickSheet — Citing Ancestry.com Databases & Images – Evidence! Style is Item #:GPC3859.

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