One of the most anticipated genealogy books is about to be released by the National Genealogical Society. Mastering Genealogical Proof by Thomas W. Jones, PhD, CG, CGL, FASG, FUGA, FNGS is scheduled to ship on 20 May 2013. You can preorder your copy HERE. If you want to bring your research to the next level you need this book. Tom is an expert on the Genealogy Proof Standard and he is an excellent instructor. You can read more about Tom HERE. The Genealogical Proof Standard (GPS) is a methodical and systematic approach to research. I did a series of blog posts in February to introduce you to the GPS.
Step 1 – A Reasonably Exhaustive Search
Step 2 – Complete and Accurate Source Citations
Step 3 – Analysis and Correlation of the Collected Information
Step 4 – Resolution of Any Conflicting Evidence
Step 5 – A Soundly Reasoned, Coherently Written Conclusion
I highly recommend that you order this book.
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