This three-week study group uses the book Mastering Genealogical Documentation by Thomas W. Jones. If you are an Orange County Library Card holder and would like to check out a copy of the book during the duration of the study group, please send an email to: email@example.com.
July 13, 2022
This week will cover Chapter 1: The Purpose and Nature of Genealogical Documentation; Chapter 2: Noncitation Aspects of Genealogical Documentation; and Chapter 3: Citation Settings, Forms, and Shortcuts.
July 20, 2022
This week will cover Chapter 4: Assembling Components into Clear Citations; Chapter 5: Capitalization, Italics, Punctuation, and Other Citation Subtleties; and Chapter 6: Determining a Source’s Publication Status.
July 27, 2022
This week will cover Chapter 7: Issues in Citing Source Titles, Descriptions, or Both; Chapter 8: Authors, Creators, and Informants; and Chapter 9: Citing Absent, Hidden, Obvious, and Perplexing Dates for Sources, Information, and Events.
August 3, 2022
- This week we will cover Chapter 10: Citing Numbered, Grouped, and Subgrouped Offline Sources and Information Items; and Chapter 11: Answering the Wherein and Whereis Citation Questions for Online Sources
August 10, 2022
- This week we will cover Chapter 12: Identifying Offline Publishers and Repositories; Chapter 13: Citing Original Online Content; and Chapter 14: Citing Images of Previously Published Material.
August 17, 2022
- This week we will cover Chapter 15: Citing Online Images of Previously Unpublished Material; Chapter 16: Multipart Options for Citing Images; and Chapter 17: Documenting on your Own
This event occurs online through Zoom. Please provide your email at registration to participate. A device with access to the internet and speakers or headsets are required. An email will be sent before the event with more information on how to join.