Basic Genealogy, Part Twelve: How to Write Your Family History

Watch as Bill Eddleman, associate director of the Cape Girardeau Research Center, explores how to write and share your family history. In this SHSMO On Demand program, Eddleman discusses how to determine your purpose in writing and details ways to present the information including numbering schemes and how to cite sources. He also reviews software you can use, recommends aids to better writing, and explains methods for publishing the results.

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The extra resource mentioned for citations is available online here.

Music: "Summer" by Yakov Golman, courtesy Free Music Archive.

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