Using a Genealogy Research Log

Using a Genealogy Research Log

If you're looking for tips to get organized, you've come to the right place! Download our free guide to genealogy research logs today.

Does your genealogy search feel a bit scattered? Whip it into organized, efficient shape by using a research log.



A log is a comprehensive list of sources you’ve already searched or plan to search, including the purpose of each search (what you want to find); a summary of what you did or didn’t find; the related person or family and where they lived; notations and source citations; and comments about your search strategies, suggestions, questions, analyses and discrepancies.

Use these easy tips to start and maintain a proper research log!

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