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Family Folk familyfolklore at gmail.com
Fri Jan 9 05:06:55 CST 2015



On 09/01/2015 02:50, Jan Murphy wrote:
>
> I hate to keep arguing this point over and over again, but we are 
> looking at documents and other source material.  We are not looking at 
> people.  We are looking at sources, most of which (but not all) 
> contain names.
>
> A lot of beginning researchers, including many of the people in the 
> Genealogy Do-Over group, struggle to learn how to cite their sources, 
> and why? Because if you work in a people-centric system the sources 
> are always an afterthought.

Jan, you can't repeat this enough.

Would everyone please repeat 3 times daily:
Work with the source first , not people.

For Tom, please repeat 3 time per minute (because I am irritated, not 
picking on him):
people-centric personas are tyranny :-)


*Sue Adams*

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