Michelle Lewis of the blog Ancestoring, has written a wonderful post, "The Basics of Citing Your Sources". She writes well and explains it very nicely. Some of her points:
- Every fact not common knowledge must have a citation
- Only cite sources you have personally checked
- Your citation must have enough information so that anyone coming behind you could easily find the source
- Your citations must be consistent
I hope you will read Michelle's blog post for more details. We can all improve our citations.
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