Friday, March 11, 2011

What is a 'Reasonably Exhaustive Search'?

What is a 'Reasonably Exhaustive Search'?
Saturday, March 12, 2011
12:00 PM - 1:30 PM EST
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The first step of the Genealogical Proof Standard is to "complete a reasonably exhaustive search for all relevant records" related to your research objective. This presentation discusses what a "reasonably exhaustive search" constitutes, why this is necessary, and how to conduct a search. A case study explores how failing to identify all relevant records can lead to missing information and forming inaccurate conclusions about your ancestors' lives.
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