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From: "Cheryl Rothwell" <>
Subject: Re: [APG] Re; FTM and natural
Date: Thu, 21 Feb 2008 12:40:09 -0600
I have a small white book which, on page 28 of my version, has a large 8 and
"FULL CITATIONS SHOULD BE AFFIXED TO THE FRONT SIDE OF EVERY PHOTOCOPIED
DOCUMENT AND SHOULD APPEAR ON EVERY PAGE OF A RESEARCH REPORT." [It is in
all caps.] It also appears in the list of "Guidelines for documentation..."
Did I misunderstand? Or have things changed?
That same author seems to prefer footnotes to endnotes on page 24 although
she says it is matter of personal or editorial choice. I would agree that
footnotes are preferable to the reader [this reader anyway] but endnotes are
On Thu, Feb 21, 2008 at 12:24 PM, <> wrote:
> >> I don't know that TMG can produce Elizabeth's requirement of a full
> >> on
> > each new page where it is used. I haven't actually checked that
> > or asked on the TMG list yet though.
> Cheryl, this is not a requirement. To the contrary, a full cite is used
> *first* time that a source is cited. Thereafter, a short cite is used. The
> page it's on, doesn't matter.
> There also seems to embedded in this a supposition that one must use
> footnotes--i.e., citations on the same page as the text. While that is a
> convenience for readers and helps to ensure that any photocopied page will
> have its sources attached--and, while all the major journals have gone to
> that practice--endnotes, as used by Terry's composition, are still an
> accepted option; indeed they are preferred by most book publishers.
> Elizabeth Shown Mills, CG, CGL, FASG
> _Evidence Explained: Citing History Sources from Artifacts to Cyberspace_
> (the "desktop reference edition")
> _QuickSheet: Citing Online Historical Source, Evidence Style_
> (the handy laminated folder)
> _Evidence! Citation & Analysis for the Family Historian_
> (the "briefcase edition")
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