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Professional genealogy : preparation, practice & standards

Author: Elizabeth Shown Mills
Publisher: Baltimore, Maryland : Genealogical Publishing Company, 2018.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"In 26 chapters, Professional genealogy: preparation, practice & standards lays before you a complete course of instruction to prepare you for a career in a complex field. Whether you discover this career path as a young adult or come into genealogy as a mature researcher trained in another professional discipline, ProGen PPS will ground you in the essential practices, standards, and language of genealogy--those  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Handbook
Handbooks and manuals
Guides et manuels
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Elizabeth Shown Mills
ISBN: 9780806320724 0806320729
OCLC Number: 1035159696
Description: 678 pages : illustrations ; 29 cm
Contents: Defining professionalism / Thomas W. Jones --
Educational preparation / Melinde Lutz Byrne --
Genealogical credentials / Paul K. Graham and Dawne Slater --
Auxiliary careers / Michael G. Hait --
Ethical considerations / Michael S. Ramage --
Executing contracts / Malissa Ruffner --
Copyright & fair use / Judy G. Russell --
Structuring a business / Jean Atkinson Andrews --
Managing records & time / Jeanne Larzalere Bloom --
Setting fees / Elissa Scalise Powell --
Marketing / Michael G. Hait --
Reasoning from evidence / Thomas W. Jones --
Problem analyses & research plans / Laura Murphy DeGrazia --
Research procedures / Harold Hendersen --
Forensic specialization / Michael S. Ramage --
Genetics for genealogy / Blaine T. Bettinger and Judy G. Russell --
Lineage applications / Barbara J. Mathews --
Research reports / Nancy A. Peters --
Genealogy journalism / George G. Morgan --
Proof arguments and case studies / Thomas W. Jones --
Critiques & reviews / Stefani Evans --
Crafting family histories / Michael J. Leclerc --
Editing periodicals / Melinde Lutz Byrne --
Preparing books for press / Craig Roberts Scott --
Genealogical lecturing / Judy G. Russell --
Genealogical teaching / Elissa Scalise Powell.
Other Titles: Professional genealogy :
ProGen PPS
Responsibility: editor, Elizabeth Shown Mills, CG, CGL, FASG.

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"In 26 chapters, Professional genealogy: preparation, practice & standards lays before you a complete course of instruction to prepare you for a career in a complex field. Whether you discover this career path as a young adult or come into genealogy as a mature researcher trained in another professional discipline, ProGen PPS will ground you in the essential practices, standards, and language of genealogy--those expected by courts, government agencies, and others who commission research"--Back cover.

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