[APG Public List] citation Think Tank
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Wed Jun 9 15:34:27 MDT 2010
Cynthia: The TGF list-serv is a great place for getting help with
those pesky questions as well as the APG Public list.
Elissa and Doug and Cynthia:
Having said that, I find it difficult to follow some of the citation
answers without seeing the actual document (for some documents - not
all) because I have not seen the document before. Being able to see
the document would be a really big help. Of course this is my
personal problem and not a reflection on anyone else.
So I am trying to figure out a way to create something like a forum
with pictures that is also free! I am thinking about it, just do not
know how to go about it yet. Maybe a "Citation Wiki"? Wiki not in
the sense of wikipedia, but in the sense that it was used as a adjunct
classroom for some of my classes. Power point presentations, assigned
readings, completed assignments were all posted so it included both
text and visuals for the entire classroom to see and comment on.
Does this sound like something that is doable?
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On Jun 9, 2010, at 2:13 PM, James Burnett wrote:
This has been suggested several times on the TG list but no one has
jumped up and said I'm in charge.
I would also like to sign up for one like this. Given the size of the
effort one could envision a group formed and then spend a month on
each chapter in EE depending on how many examples you wanted to work
with and how often you submitted your effort to your peer group.
From: "Elissa Scalise Powell, CG" <Elissa at PowellGenealogy.com>
Subject: Re: [APG Public List] citation think group APGers-isn't there
one of those?
To: "'APG LIST as of Summer 2009'" <apgpubliclist at apgen.org>
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Interesting that Lisa referred to the TGF email list since it is
Mills who does much of the answering on citations either there or
is very generous with her time, when she can.
I took the original question to mean a study group outside of an email
and was waiting to see if anyone knew of one. This could be a "cause"
someone might choose to "champion" just as the _Pro Gen_ Study Group was
formed as a response to a need.
What would such a "think group" look like? Would it be people sitting
creating references for pre-selected sources? Would it be a place to
your own citations off others? Would it be study of the whys and
of the citation models? Would it be like the couple of weeks that Dr.
Jones spends on citations in the Boston University Genealogical Research
Certificate course? Just what would this animal look like? How would
More questions than answers,
Elissa in Pittsburgh
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