RLP 129: Preparing a DNA Proof Argument for Publication

Today’s episode of Research Like a Pro is about publishing a proof argument or case study in a genealogical journal. We talk about advice Nicole received from authors of DNA case studies published in the National Genealogical Society Quarterly (NGSQ). They shared some of the benefits and challenges of submitting a DNA case study for publication including peer review, contacting people for permission, and the length constraints of a journal article.


How to Write and Publish a Proof Argument with DNA Evidence by Nicole at Family Locket

DNA Case Studies in the NGSQ – Google Sheets Document

Board for Certification of Genealogists’ Genealogical Work Samples – includes some DNA case studies that were also published in the NGSQ

National Genealogical Society Quarterly at NGS

Guidelines for Writers and The Editorial Process – guidelines for NGSQ submissions

Research Like a Pro eCourse

Study Group – more information and email list

Research Like a Pro: A Genealogist’s Guide by Diana Elder with Nicole Dyer on Amazon.com

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Posted On: December 28, 2020 at 05:35AM