Document Analysis PowerPoint PDF Document Analysis Handout
The GPS or Genealogical Proof Standard guides us to properly collect sources, cite them, analyze them, resolve conflicts we might find in them, and then make accurate conclusions based on them. When done properly any documentation found thereafter will not disagree with or change the conclusion.
To begin, we need to focus our research into a single question. Then search for records that are relevant to that question. Next, we evaluate each document to determine: