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“Extraction, Transcription, Abstraction”: Brush up on essential skills

After you find a genealogical document, how do you determine what that document says? You extract, transcribe and/or abstract it! Learn how and what those terms mean, and how to do it right in this video.

Good transcription skills are an important part of becoming an advanced genealogist and “Extraction, Transcription, Abstraction” is a thorough discussion of these vital skills.  Whether you are seeking accreditation or are already credentialed, you will benefit from this ICAPGen℠ video presentation, brought to you by Mindy Taylor, AG®.

New Video: Creating a Research Reference Guide

Set yourself up for a great genealogy research session with a research reference guide. The first step of any research project should be gathering information about the locality and available records.

This video will cover what to include in your research reference guide to research more efficiently and effectively as a genealogist. If you are working on becoming an accredited professional through ICAPGen, the research reference guide may be used during the Level 1 project and Level 2 and 3 exams.