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Layman instructions for reading a Modified Register Report

I have searched the web for instructions that may help a non-genealogist read a Modified Register Report (NGSQ System), but none of them show how to fully utilize the number system. They all seem to ...
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What is the best practice for posting certificates online?

I have been slowly acquiring birth, marriage and death certificates. Is there a best practice or accepted procedure for posting the United States certificates online, including to Geanealogy.se (to ...
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What should I keep in mind when doing a family history project for someone else?

A distant relative has seen a book I am putting together for my family and has asked me to do something similar for his ancestry. While this person is related I do not know them very well, and am ...
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What is the advantage of submitting my research to a GENDEX site?

Does submitting my research to a GENDEX site increase the likelihood of others requesting information from me?
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How should I publish my family tree online?

I would like to have my family tree online to share with relatives. I do not see a current need to have any extra such as matches and resources. Would I be better to publish using one of my software ...
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Why would I add my research to an online genealogy site?

I have seen reference to online trees. What would be the advantages and disadvantages of me publishing my family information online?
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When should I publish my data to an online tree site?

I have decided to start my family tree again to include sources. I will use a software program to record the research. At what stage / how many individuals is it best to first publish to an online ...
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Sharing research results, getting credit

Say you've spent a considerable amount of time, and perhaps some money as well, documenting a set of families. The work has paid off, and one of the rewards is to share it with people who may be ...
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When a genealogist decides to formally publish their years of family history research, are the privacy concerns the same as for online publication?

Specifically, are they allowed to include in the publication mention of family members that are living? Does this also apply to less formal print publications, such as binders created at family ...
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What information should or can I publish to a web site?

My aunt has collected a pile of family history going way back. She asked me to help her get it in a form which we can share via the internet. I wrote a Silverlight app which works fine and is ...