[APG Public List] Footnoting research reports

hhsh at earthlink.net hhsh at earthlink.net
Fri Apr 30 13:02:19 MDT 2010


Valerie --

I *think* you're referring to BCG requirement #5, Research Report Prepared for 
a Client. If so, the answer to your question should be on pages 6-7 of the BCG 
Application Guide, which deals with the possibility that your client might 
insist on something less than standard citations.

The answer is given even more succinctly on line in the judges' rubrics for 
evaluating portfolios at

http://www.bcgcertification.org/certification/BCGNewAppRubrics.pdf

page 5, item CR3, "adequacy of source citations."

These places all refer back to the BCG standards manual, which has been under 
discussion item by item on the Transitional Genealogists list lately.

Having said all this, if you're on the clock already, the best guidance of all 
is available on the BCG ACTION list. Good luck!

Harold

Harold Henderson
Research and Writing from Northwest Indiana
hhsh at earthlink.net
home office 219/324-2620
http://www.midwestroots.net
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