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Professional Genealogy: A Manual for…

Professional Genealogy: A Manual for Researchers, Writers, Editors,…

by Elizabeth Shown Mills (Editor)

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Professional Genealogy is a manual by professionals for everyone serious about genealogy. For librarians who struggle to help a whole new class of patrons, it provides a bridge to the methods, sources, and minutiae of history, up-close and personal. For established genealogical professionals, it offers benchmarks by which they can advance their skills and place their businesses on sounder footing. For all those who dream of turning a fascinating hobby into a successful career, Professional Genealogy details the preparation and the processes

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Genealogy today is a global pursuit in every respect. From Auckland to Oslo, from Tel Aviv to Toronto, we share many resources, techniques. and concerns. Pro Gen ( as it is already known in the genealogical community) is the distillation of years of professional experience and wisdom on the part of the authors and the many other researches they have encountered, worked with, discussed ideas with, and shored knowledge and experiences with. But Pro Gen is not just for the professional genealogist. It`s for all genealogists who want to understand-and produce-quality work. Many of the chapters, particularly those in the sections Professional Research Skills, Writing and Compiling, and Editing and Publishing, are state-of-the-art discussions of topics that have been little covered by other genealogical texts. Pro Gen is as much a reference book as it is a text. This is a resource to come back to again and again as your needs change. Although no work can be truly universal, we hope this one can fill many of the needs that are shared by family historians world wide and that it will be a launch pad for similar works internationally.… (more)

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