RLP 113: Revisiting Objectives

Today’s episode of Research Like a Pro is the first in our new series of revisiting the research like a pro steps. We start with discussion he beginning of any research project: objectives. Diana shares her research objective for a project we will be following through this series:

The objective for this project is to discover more about the life of Nancy E. Briscoe, born 7 February 1847 in Benton County, Arkansas. Nancy married Richard Frazier about 1865 in Missouri and died 30 January 1924 in Love County, Oklahoma.


Nancy Briscoe Frazier Research Project – Diana’s research project document, including her original research objective

RLP 2: Research Objectives

Research Like a Pro Part 1: What’s Your Questions (Research Objectives), post by Diana

Am I Researching the Wrong Person? Research Objectives Can Help, post by Nicole

Genealogy Standards by the Board for Certification of Genealogists – affiliate link to Amazon

Mastering Genealogical Proof by Tom Jones – affiliate link to Amazon

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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