Professional Genealogy Books
Becoming an Accredited Genealogist: Plus 100
Tips to Ensure Your Success
Do you need help in completing all of your personal family
history research? Are you curious about how a professional genealogical
researcher makes a living? Do you want to understand the steps and procedures
involved in attaining the status of Accredited Genealogist?
If you answered yes to any of these questions, Becoming an Accredited
Genealogist is the resource book for you!
Many professionals have established their personal reputation, in part, through
the process of accreditation. Author Karen Clifford presents a clear
understanding of what should be expected from the efforts of a professional
Even if your lifetime goal is not to become a professional genealogist, this
scholarly work will teach you what to expect whenever you hire a professional to
assist your personal family history research challenges!
Published in January 1998, this book contains the most up-to-date information
available on the skills and procedures required to become a professional
genealogist. If you have an interest in taking your hobby to full-time status,
don't miss this opportunity! Own one of Ancestry's "Best Sellers" by ordering
this remarkable genealogical resource today!
Author: Karen Clifford 234 pages, 8 1/2" x 11", Softbound
How to Start Personal Histories and Genealogy
Journalism Businesses : Genealogy Course Template, Syllabus, Writing & Marketing
Here’s how to open your own genealogy, family history
journalism, or personal history business. This includes a genealogy course
template and instruction on how to start and operate a home-based business
working with personal and oral histories, genealogy, family history, and life
You also learn how to interview people, what questions to ask, and how to put
together a business and/or a course or book on any aspect of genealogy around
the world, journalism, writing, personal history, and life story writing.
Start your own course using the genealogy course template to inspire you to
develop your own specialties and niche areas. Work with almost any ethnic group,
and create businesses ranging from DNA-driven genealogy reporting services to
family history, memoirs writing, or personal history videography services.
Use social history to find information such as female ancestors’ maiden names
that had not been recorded using hidden and niche areas of information,
including ethnic, religious, and institutional sources such as widows’ military
Develop genealogy and personal history classes anywhere. You’ll make history. To
start, first you need to create a course syllabus-either to teach beginners
genealogy or to train professionals in other fields to use personal history
techniques to find hidden information, or organize information for the reports
you generate for your clients or family.
You’ll learn how to write social history by using genealogy journalism
resources, find hidden records, and market your own course or write your book or
report in many different areas of personal history and genealogy journalism.
Make family tree charts. Start your own business, club, franchise, or course.
Professional Genealogy: A Manual for
Researchers, Writers, Editors, Lecturers, and Librarians (Hardcover)
by Elizabeth Shown Mills (Editor)
Professional Genealogy is a manual by
professionals for everyone serious about genealogy. For family historians who
want to do their own study, reliably, it describes the standards. For hobbyists,
attorneys, and medical scientists who seek professional researchers, it's a
consumer guide that defines quality and facilitates choices. For librarians who
struggle to help a whole new class of patrons, it provides a bridge to the
methods, sources, and minutiae of "history, up-close and personal." For
established genealogical professionals, it offers benchmarks by which they can
advance their skills and places their businesses on sounder footing. And for all
those who dream of turning a fascinating hobby into a successful career,
Professional Genealogy details the preparation and the processes.
Its twenty-nine chapters, written by two dozen scholars, cover the following
topic areas: research skills and the analysis of evidence, writing and compiling
genealogical research, the core genealogy library collection, genealogical
ethics and standards, editing and publishing, and topics relating to the
profession of genealogist.
Hardcover: 654 pages
Publisher: Genealogical Publishing Company (May 1, 2001)