Learning to master Transcription, Abstraction and Extraction skills will prove to be invaluable to your research, especially for in-depth analysis.
Names are a major part of our research. When we understand their origins and the traditional naming patterns that may be used, we can recognize clues to their proper identity.
Signatures can be found on land records, wills, probate records, military records, and even informants on death records.
There are a variety of resources that you can add to your Research Toolbox to hone your research skills and enhance your research projects.
Our Transcription Tuesday Series shares guidelines and practical suggestions to help our readers to develop the necessary skills for making effective transcriptions.