24 April 2013
Dr. Jones relies on his vast experience as a genealogist to explain the various concepts and techniques involved in the genealogical research process. Mastering Genealogical Proof aims to help researchers, students, and new family historians reconstruct relationships and lives of people they cannot see. It presents content in digestible chunks. Each chapter concludes with problems providing practice for proficiently applying the chapter’s concepts. Those problems, like examples throughout the book, use real records, real research, and real issues.
Mastering Genealogical Proof will first be available for purchase at the NGS 2013 Family History Conference in
, 8–11 May 2013. Dr. Jones will also
be available for book signings at the NGS booth (#205) in the exhibit hall on
Friday, 10 May, from 10:45 a.m.–12:00 noon and on Saturday, 11 May, from 10:00
a.m. – 11:00 a.m. Purchases may be made in advance of the signings in the NGS
booth starting at 9:30 a.m. on Wednesday, 8 May, when the conference exhibit
hall opens. Mastering Genealogical Proof
may also be pre-ordered from the NGS online store at http://www.ngsgenealogy.org.
Las Vegas, Nevada
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