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From: "Mike Ferguson" <>
Subject: Re: [GENBOX] Citation Help Needed
Date: Tue, 24 Feb 2009 07:18:10 +0000
I'm up late so I checked EE! to see what I could find. Those histories are familiar to all of us in the U.S. I am sure, and often are somewhat of a vanity publication where family contributors write their own family histories for inclusion in a county history.
While those individual contributors are not exactly like the individual authors in a formal collaboration between writers who plan and produce a work, albeit with separately authored chapters, it still seems to me that is should be handled the same way.
Thus it appears to me that section 12.64 on p. 701 of EE! would apply and would generate a citation like this:
Caspar, Cheri, "Caspar Family of Podunk County," in Jane Doe, compiler, [i]History of Podunk County, Any State[/i], pp. 100-109.
How does that seem?
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From: "Cheri Casper" <>
> I have a county history book that is compiled by the county historical
> society. In it are entries for people that are submitted by various
> individuals. And I found the digitized book on Google Books. I want to
> create a source that will acknowledge a single item (i.e., material relating
> to a single individual), the submitted for that information, plus all of the
> other stuffies that I need to include.
> Can anyone help me figure out to create a citation that will conform to
> Mills EE book? This is (1) either too complex for me, (2) not that complex
> but my brain is in freeze mode, or (3) none of the above and I'm just
> getting old!
> Thanks a bunch.
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