Questions tagged [citation]

Bibliographic or reference material that documents the SOURCE of a quote or piece of evidence that you have found.

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How many sources/citations is too many?

I've been using GRAMPS, and am a little overwhelmed by the citation abilities. So I guess the question for seasoned veterans of genealogy is where do you put the citations, given the ability to cite ...
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How do I parse this citation into a source, citation detail and citation text?

I've discovered some useful information on FamilySearch.org, and they very helpfully provide a full citation for each record. An example of one I'm specifically interested in is this one: "England, ...
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What source detail should I include for a digital book?

I use the following to record my digital book sources. Should I include anything else? Author Editor Title Publication Place Publisher Publisher Year Page Format Website URL
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Citing data from ancestry.com

I found some records using ancestry.com that I want to be able to cite in an article. The provenance of the information is something like (1) handwritten parish records, photographed for the (2) FHC ...