Source Citations for Successful Genealogy - May 2024

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Start a good foundation to your research!

May 20, 2024 - June 16, 2024


Course Summary:

Citing your sources is crucial for a successful genealogical journey as it forms the basis of your research. The process of citation doesn't have to be painful. This course is full of helpful techniques to make it effortless!

You'll learn how to cite sources successfully, practice the source documentation process, and study examples of different source types. By the end of the course, you'll have no problem adopting source citation into your genealogy routine.

Course Workload:

  • Approx. 8 hours to complete
  • 100% Online using our eLearning Platform
  • 4 lessons complete with skill-building exercises and quizzes

What You'll Learn:

  • why source citations are important to your genealogy research
  • key elements of a source citation
  • what the different types of source citations are
  • how to write source citations
  • how to create templates for future citations
  • and much more!

What’s Included:

  • Self-Paced Learning
  • Expert Support from Course Instructor
  • Video Presentations
  • Interactive Quizzes
  • Student Discussion Board
  • Downloadable Course Materials
How FTU courses work:
  • Register for the course on this page
  • On the start date, log into our eLearning platform
  • Access to the course instructor runs until the course end date
  • After the course ends, you can read course materials for one year
  • Instructor and discussion board access will also end when the course concludes, so make sure you reach out and ask questions!

Instructor Bio:

Shannon Combs-Bennett, MSc, QG (Qualified Genealogist), PLCGS is an award-winning author and lecturer. She writes and speaks to groups across the US and internationally on a variety of topics, from genetic genealogy to methodology. Shannon earned her Bachelor of Science in biology with an emphasis in genetics from Indiana University and her Master of Science in Genealogic, Heraldic, and Paleographic Studies from the University of Strathclyde in Glasgow. She won the IBPA silver award for her book Genealogy Basics in 30 Minutes.


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