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Citing Online Sources: Ken & Barbie? Or a Set of Nested Russian Dolls?

A query in another forum raises a puzzler to ponder: Is a nested citation the same thing as a layered citation? Or is there a difference? Yep. It’s the difference between ...

The Value of Community-Based Research

12 June 2014
So you don't care about Mr. Merchant? Study him anyway. Ditto for Mr. Lawyer, Miss Teacher, Dr. Whoever, the Rev. Mr. Anybody, and Widow DoGood. Many of these community members were "unofficial record-keepers." When their records ...

Punctuation, Schmunctuation!

26 January 2014
In the citation world, most sins against punctuation, capitalization, and stuff of that ilk are pretty venial. Occasionally, they matter. Sometimes they matter greatly. Consider this pair: ...