Category Archives: Evidentia

Informational articles about Evidentia

Evidentia and the Genealogical Proof Standard

So how does Evidentia support the tenets of the Genealogical Proof Standard? Element of the GPS Supported by Evidentia Reasonably exhaustive search Evidentia’s Research Summary Report tallies the current breadth of cited source material in an easy to review format. Evidentia’s source first approach encourages a thorough cataloguing of source material, often uncovering minor facts that might otherwise… Read More »

Mind Maps

We interrupt our regularly scheduled program… Evidentia is one of many tools I use in researching my family tree.  Today I want to talk about a different tool – Mind Maps. Ron Arons, who some of you may know from his Black Sheep Blog and from genealogy conferences, has published a new book, Mind Maps for Genealogists.  I… Read More »

Where does it fit?

One of the questions I get frequently about Evidentia is “where does it fit in my research process?”. I think this is not only because Evidentia is a new idea in genealogy software, but also because the renaissance of evidence based genealogy is taking off right now. Many genealogist are shifting to a new way of thinking about… Read More »

Citations and the GEDCOM

The #1 complaint I get about Evidentia genealogy Software is “I already entered my data into my other genealogy software, why do I have to enter it again“. It’s a valid complaint – no one likes data entry. Entering citations (and that’s the work we are really talking about) is the least fun part of the documenting process.… Read More »