Research and Reporting Tools
Listed on this page are research aids that are of value to
both the beginner and the more experienced researcher.
Family History Library Research Helps: Here you will find numerous
research aids from how to write a letter of inquiry to family
group sheets to census forms to what's available for your county/state.
There's much to explore and learn whether you're a beginner or a more experienced
Guide to Tracing Your Family Tree: There are 30 guides compiled and written
by professional genealogists. The guides cover from "Where to Begin" to
research in specific kinds of records to researching specific ethnic groups or countries.
Excellent for beginners -- a good refresher for advanced researchers.
- Citation Machine:
Interactive web tool created by David Warlick to assist teachers and students in writing
reference citations. There are two parts: print resources and electronic resources.
Within each resource there are choices for the type of resource. Examples: books,
journals, web page, or internet journal. You fill inn the form. Click on Make Citation
and the reference citation is created.
Interactive web tool that plats a metes and bounds deed.
You can also add other information to your map such as grantor,
grantee, township, county, state, and
deed book reference.
Calculator: This tool adjusts any given amount
of money for inflation, according to the Consumer Price Index,
from 1800 to 2005.
and Date: This tool allows you to calculate
the time period between two dates, view a calendar for any
year, and check the time anywhere in the world.