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Evidence Explained eBook

Evidence Explained by Elizabeth Shown Mills

The definitive guide to the citation and analysis of historical sources

Elizabeth Shown Mills' book Evidence Explained, is a definitive source for understanding and citing the records you use in your research.

At, we believe that nothing beats the original. The original records found on are the key resource to researching a subject such as the Revolutionary War or an individual like an ancestor. However, records simply offer evidence. To evaluate that evidence, we need the right facts about those records.

Evidence Explained features over 1,000 citation models, including how to cite digital media: websites, digital books, DVDs, CDs, podcasts and more.

Evidence Explained Citing History Sources from Artifacts to Cyberspace 2nd Edition

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About The Author

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Elizabeth Shown Mills is the author, editor, and translator of thirteen books and over 500 journal and magazine articles in history, genealogy, and sociology. Read more about Elizabeth Shown Mills.