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Always cite sources. Remember a reputable source goes a long way to establishing credibility. Sources are especially critical to genealogical research. Don’t think that no one will look up the source. In a large community there will always be those who verify sources. Any article that is missing citations can be flagged with the {{tl|Source}} template.
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Always cite sources. Remember a reputable source goes a long way to establishing credibility. Sources are especially critical to genealogical research. Don’t think that no one will look up the source. In a large community there will always be those who verify sources.
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Contributors can mark paragraphs that need to include citations with the template {{tl|cn}} or {{tl|citation needed}}. Any article that is missing many citations can be flagged with the {{tl|Source}} template.
  
 
== See also ==
 
== See also ==
 
* [[Cite Your Sources (Source Footnotes)]]
 
* [[Cite Your Sources (Source Footnotes)]]

Revision as of 22:07, 20 February 2010

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Always cite sources. Remember a reputable source goes a long way to establishing credibility. Sources are especially critical to genealogical research. Don’t think that no one will look up the source. In a large community there will always be those who verify sources.

Contributors can mark paragraphs that need to include citations with the template {{cn}} or {{citation needed}}. Any article that is missing many citations can be flagged with the {{Source}} template.

See also