Category Archives: Research Help

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 »