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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.  
 
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 {{tl|cn}} or {{tl|citation needed}}. Any article that is missing many citations can be flagged with the {{tl|Source}} template.
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Contributors can mark statements that require a citation 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 ==
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* [[Help:How to add citations]]
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* [[FamilySearch Wiki:Source Citation Formats]] - guideline on citation formats
 
* [[Cite Your Sources (Source Footnotes)]]
 
* [[Cite Your Sources (Source Footnotes)]]
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{{Policies and guidelines}}

Latest revision as of 12:29, 24 November 2011

Green check.png This page explains a policy, a widely accepted standard that all contributors should normally follow.

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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 statements that require a citation with the template {{cn}} or {{citation needed}}. Any article that is missing many citations can be flagged with the {{Source}} template.

See also