Writing standards help genealogists to choose between proof statements, proof summaries, and proof arguments, and to proceed logically and concisely.
DeGrazia, Laura A. “Proof Arguments.” OnBoard 15 (January 2009): 1–3.
Little, Barbara Vines. “It’s Not That Hard to Write Proof Arguments.” OnBoard 15 (September 2009): 20–23.
Assembled Research Results
These standards help genealogists provide clear formatting, structure, historical and biographical background, and cross-referencing.
Freilich, Kay Haviland. “Polishing Our Everyday Writing.” OnBoard 4 (September 1998): 24.
Mills, Elizabeth Shown. “Good Genealogical Writing.” OnBoard 4 (May 1998): 16.
Sayre, Pamela Boyer. “Effective Writing and Editing.” OnBoard 16 (September 2010): 21–22.
Standards for Special-Use Products
These standards help genealogists produce accurate, well-formatted, and convincing reports, lineage-society applications, source guides, methodology guides, compiled abstracts, reviews, and database programs.
Hait, Michael Grant Jr. “Reporting Research in Progress.” OnBoard 22 (May 2016): 13-15.
Mills, Elizabeth Shown. “QuickLesson 20: Research Reports for Research Success.” Evidence Explained, 23 May 2015.
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