<html><head></head><body style="word-wrap: break-word; -webkit-nbsp-mode: space; -webkit-line-break: after-white-space; ">Please define "record credibility," as it is being used in your email. This phrase means different things in different settings.&nbsp;<div><br></div><div>Amy Johnson Crow, CG,</div><div>Reynoldsburg, Ohio</div><div><br></div><div><br><div><div>On Jan 22, 2011, at 9:46 AM, <a href="mailto:vctinney@sbcglobal.net">vctinney@sbcglobal.net</a> wrote:</div><br class="Apple-interchange-newline"><blockquote type="cite"><span class="Apple-style-span" style="border-collapse: separate; font-family: Helvetica; font-style: normal; font-variant: normal; font-weight: normal; letter-spacing: normal; line-height: normal; orphans: 2; text-indent: 0px; text-transform: none; white-space: normal; widows: 2; word-spacing: 0px; -webkit-border-horizontal-spacing: 0px; -webkit-border-vertical-spacing: 0px; -webkit-text-decorations-in-effect: none; -webkit-text-size-adjust: auto; -webkit-text-stroke-width: 0px; font-size: medium; "><div><div style="margin-top: 0px; margin-right: 0px; margin-bottom: 0px; margin-left: 0px; font-family: arial, helvetica, sans-serif; font-size: 10pt; color: rgb(0, 0, 0); "><div style="margin-top: 0px; margin-right: 0px; margin-bottom: 0px; margin-left: 0px; ">State - National Budgets: Professional Researchers - Record Credibility<br><br>For what it is worth, many years ago, when on-site, physically<br>evaluating the Melvyl System at the University of California,<br><span><a rel="nofollow" target="_blank" href="http://melvyl.cdlib.org/">http://melvyl.cdlib.org/</a></span><br>we noticed a trend toward globalization, with an adjustment of<br>record keeping, primarily directed through teaching interests<br>related to various university department faculty resources.<br><br>We had the opportunity to visit privately and observe stack<br>arrangements and reference procedures, at libraries like:<br>The Library of Congress, New York Public Library, Allen<br>County Public Library, UCLA, Clayton in Houston, and of<br>course various online resources such as WorldCat.<br><span><a rel="nofollow" target="_blank" href="http://www.worldcat.org/">http://www.worldcat.org/</a></span><br><br>We came to the conclusion that the best family history -<br>genealogy format online, was a concise version of that<br>developed by individuals at Stanford University, which<br>is show by example in updated Instructions at Ancestor<br>Roots Information, link:<a rel="nofollow" target="_blank" href="http://www.google.com/url?sa=D&amp;q=http://goo.gl/zCSwL"><span class="Apple-converted-space">&nbsp;</span>http://goo.gl/zCSwL</a><br><br>You will note<span class="Apple-converted-space">&nbsp;</span><font face="Arial" size="2"><font color="#800080">the SEVENTH LINK SUB SET</font><span class="Apple-converted-space">&nbsp;</span>contains Culture<br>. . .<br></font><font face="Arial" size="2">-<span class="Apple-converted-space">&nbsp;</span></font><a rel="nofollow" target="_blank" href="http://www-sul.stanford.edu/depts/hasrg/frnit/resource.html#it-studies"><font face="Arial" size="2">Stanford University: Online Italian Studies</font></a><br><span><a rel="nofollow" target="_blank" href="http://www-sul.stanford.edu/depts/hasrg/frnit/resource.html#it-studies">http://www-sul.stanford.edu/depts/hasrg/frnit/resource.html#it-studies</a></span><br>Adjusted for the world wide purposes of those interested in family,<br>family history and genealogy, in abbreviated notation, is the format of:<br><span><a rel="nofollow" target="_blank" href="http://academic-genealogy.com/">http://academic-genealogy.com/</a></span><br>using in particular, the world wide scholarly resources located at:<br><span><a rel="nofollow" target="_blank" href="http://academic-genealogy.com/ancestorrootsinformationdatabases">http://academic-genealogy.com/ancestorrootsinformationdatabases</a></span><br><br>This information is being developed to conform to the best interests<br><span style="color: rgb(0, 0, 0); "><font size="2"><font face="Arial">of the<span class="Apple-converted-space">&nbsp;</span><i>"generational historian";<span class="Apple-converted-space">&nbsp;</span></i>re<i>:<span class="Apple-converted-space">&nbsp;</span></i></font></font></span><font color="#000080" face="Arial" size="2" style="color: rgb(0, 0, 0); ">Elizabeth Shown Mills, CG, CGL,<br>FASG</font>.&nbsp; This site supersedes and displaces reliance on more locally<br>funded sites, and has a higher status of record credibility for researchers.<br>Our experience in link validation, reveals greater permanence in availability.<br><span><a rel="nofollow" target="_blank" href="http://academic-genealogy.com/searchthissite.htm">http://academic-genealogy.com/searchthissite.htm</a></span><br><br>Genealogy and family history are no longer the static Library of Congress<br>sub sets of history; they are university, graduate level interdisciplinary studies.<br>They have been expanded and redeveloped by related global interests, such<br>as the travel industry, in government supported country reciprocity schedules.<br><span><a target="_blank" href="http://travel.state.gov/visa/fees/fees_4881.html?cid=3699#docs">http://travel.state.gov/visa/fees/fees_4881.html?cid=3699#docs</a></span>&nbsp; (United Kingdom)<br><br>Respectfully yours,<br><br>V. Chris &amp; Tom Tinney, Sr.<br>Who's Who in America,<span class="yshortcuts" id="lw_1295707426_6" style="cursor: pointer; background-image: none; background-attachment: scroll; background-origin: initial; background-clip: initial; background-color: transparent; background-position: 0% 0%; background-repeat: repeat repeat; "><br>Millennium Edition</span><span class="Apple-converted-space">&nbsp;</span>[54th] through 2004<br>Who's Who In Genealogy and Heraldry,<span class="Apple-converted-space">&nbsp;</span><br>[both editions]<br></div></div></div></span></blockquote></div><br></div></body></html>