Citing Sources in Genealogy | Easily Create Layered Citations

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Today we are going to talk about a more complex source citation called a layered citation. We need to create this type of citation when we have a source that has been transferred from one form to another and we need to keep track of where it originally came from. Don’t worry, this sounds more complicated that it is.

Think about it this way: if we look at an actual book, we simply cite the book. But what if we look at a digital copy of the book on google books? Then we need to layer the citation for the book and the format we looked at it in, which is digital images, and the place we accessed the book, which is the google books website.

Watch this episode for all the details!


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