Introduction to Genealogy
Author, S. D. Young
Dimensions: 336 pages, 8-1/2" x 11"
Published: 2003 (4th ed.)
Publisher: The Family Historian
The following ISBNs are associated with this title:
ISBN - 10: 1-894216-01-6
ISBN - 13: 978-1-894216-01-2
Designed for the beginner, this textbook teaches you good search habits and techniques and introduces you to the principles of research.
You will learn how to properly use the various tools that are used everyday in research - family charts, research logs, family books and documentary evidence.
You will learn how to access records, how to analyze them, how you can use a record to the best advantage of your research and about the historical factors that can account for many a derailment in a family search.
You will learn how to break down brickwalls in your research and how to use backdoor techniques to get to seemingly impossible to prove information. You will also learn about the proper place of the internet in your search. This book is loaded with examples of practical research steps, quick reference charts, tables, addresses and more.