Documenting Your Findings, citations, photos, audio and written notes
The best way to judge the quality of a family group record is by its source footnotes.
Citing your sources makes it easier to correlate and analyze sources against each other. It helps other researchers vet your work. It is a partial acknowledgment of the contributions of the authors you cite. Citing sources is the best way to avoid plagiarism. Also, the source in which an ancestor appears is one of the identifiers of that ancestor (like his name, date, place, and relationship identifiers).
In this class we will learn how to cite a variety of resources used in your family history research.