Genealogy Go-Over

I have decided to participate in the GeneaBloggers Do-Over 2016. But instead of doing a complete do over, I plan to go over all my research and concentrate on improving my research skills.

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My assignment this month so far is to organize my files, both digital and hard copies, and to make a list of my research habits.

Luckily I have organize my hard copies earlier this year when I went through every piece of paper I owned. I still need to work on my digital files, I started but lapsed.

Oh, my research habits are so in need of improvement.

  • For one, I just start researching without a plan, and following every SBO(Shiny Bright Object) wherever it takes me.

  • In the rush of gathering info, I often neglect citing my sources

  • I often do double research, as I do not keep a research log.

I am sure there is more to add to this list and as the month progresses i will add them.

 

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