TRANSITIONAL-GENEALOGISTS-FORUM-L Archives

Archiver > TRANSITIONAL-GENEALOGISTS-FORUM > 2010-01 > 1262377843


From: Janis L Gilmore <>
Subject: Re: [TGF] Citing the serial set
Date: Fri, 01 Jan 2010 15:30:43 -0500
In-Reply-To: <C763C32F.166C0%rajanisg@earthlink.net>


To which I should add that Patti's grasp of gov docs is better than mine.

It's good to run around with people who are smarter than you are! <g>

Janis


On 1/1/10 3:20 PM, "Janis L Gilmore" <> wrote:

> Actually, Patti Hobbs and I have plans to take it this summer, if we get in.
>
> Janis
>
>
> On 1/1/10 2:51 PM, "Elizabeth Shown Mills" <> wrote:
>
>> Janis wrote:
>>> Thanks for taking the time to put me on the right path. Of course, I
>> should have read all of the introductory materials.
>>> It's a lazy New Year's Day, so I will do that - and re-read the materials
>> from Adv. Methodology last summer, regarding these sources.
>>> I love the depth and minutiae in these gov docs. If only I can learn to
>> chase them to the bottom, and then source, them. <g>
>>
>> Those published GovDocs ARE wonderful--which is why we try to introduce IGHR
>> Course 4 students to them. It would be even more wonderful if we had the
>> time to teach students to cite them; but given the complexity of the whole
>> subject (GovDocs are truly a whole 'nother world!), there's hardly enough
>> time to even tell you what's there, in that one day of coverage, and
>> definitely not enough time for you to explore them after hours at the
>> Samford Library. Of course, that's why we spun off the Advanced Library
>> Research course, to go beyond the course 4 intro. Maybe you can take that
>> the next time it's offered.
>>
>> Elizabeth
>>
>> ----------------------------------------------------
>> Elizabeth Shown Mills, CG, CGL, FASG
>> Course 4, Advanced Research Methodology & Evidence Analysis
>> Samford University Institute of Genealogy & Historical Research
>>
>>
>> -------------------------------
>> To unsubscribe from the list, please send an email to
>> with the word
>> 'unsubscribe' without the quotes in the subject and the body of the message
>
>
>
> -------------------------------
> To unsubscribe from the list, please send an email to
> with the word
> 'unsubscribe' without the quotes in the subject and the body of the message



This thread: