Source Citations Made Easy: Episode 83

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Lisa interviews guests about key strategies for creating simple source citations. Plus, Lisa walks through how to use WorldCat’s source documentation tool.

Ep. 83: April 2015

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In this episode:

News from the Blogosphere with Diane Haddad

Diane shares her tips for simplifying source citations.

Top Tips: Citation Elation

Source citations have an intimidating reputation as difficult to write and organize. Fortunately, these days genealogy software helps you do both. Diane Haddad, editor of the article “Citation Elation” from the May / June 2015 issue of the magazine will be here to talk about source citation in genealogy software.

101 Best Websites: WorldCat

Lisa discusses how a free account at can allow you access to their easy-to-use source citation tool.

Family Tree University: Source Citations for Regular People

Shannon Combs Bennett, the instructor for the Source Citations for Regular People at Family Tree University, joins Lisa, and helps to calm citation anxiety with tips for great source citation.

The Publisher’s Desk with Allison Dolan

Allison discusses the Source Citation Cheat Sheet from Family Tree Magazine.

Your Host: Lisa Louise Cooke

Lisa Louise Cooke

Listen to Lisa Louise Cooke’s Genealogy Gems and Genealogy: Family History Made Easy podcasts in iTunes and visit her website for great research ideas, podcast episodes and videos.

Have fun climbing your family tree!