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=== One Star  ===
 
=== One Star  ===
  
Standard format. Includes table of contents, index, and a numbering system that is easy to follow.
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Standard format. Includes table of contents, index, and a numbering system that is easy to follow.  
  
 
=== Two Stars  ===
 
=== Two Stars  ===
  
Places ancestors in relevant historical context.
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Places ancestors in relevant historical context.  
  
 
=== Three Stars  ===
 
=== Three Stars  ===
  
Cites sources.
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Cites sources.  
  
 
=== Four Stars  ===
 
=== Four Stars  ===
  
Cites high-quality sources;&nbsp;examines the original source material, not simply derivatives, such as abstracts.<ref>A BCG standard.</ref>
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Cites high-quality sources;&nbsp;examines the original source material, not simply derivatives, such as abstracts.<ref>A BCG standard.</ref>  
  
 
=== Five Stars  ===
 
=== Five Stars  ===
  
Author is credentialed as a genealogist or has a college degree in a relevant field of study.
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Author is credentialed as a genealogist,&nbsp;belongs to relevant family history organizations,&nbsp;or has earned a college degree in a similar field of study.  
  
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Revision as of 16:25, 25 June 2013

One Star

Standard format. Includes table of contents, index, and a numbering system that is easy to follow.

Two Stars

Places ancestors in relevant historical context.

Three Stars

Cites sources.

Four Stars

Cites high-quality sources; examines the original source material, not simply derivatives, such as abstracts.[1]

Five Stars

Author is credentialed as a genealogist, belongs to relevant family history organizations, or has earned a college degree in a similar field of study.

  1. A BCG standard.