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Subject: RE: [APG] Repositories, Sources, and Citations
Date: Fri, 13 Feb 2004 23:09:44 EST
> Maybe I'm being slow on the up-take, but this distinction between source
> and repository seems pretty arbitrary.
I've always seen a clear distinction, which has significance in evaluating
Repositories hold, store and retrieve sources.
Sources create, record, and modify information.
A person, institution or physical object may fill either role or both
simultaneously in relation to collectons of information, but for any individual item
in the collection, the distinction is significant.
Donn Devine, CG, CGI
CG, Certified Genealogist, CGI, and Certified Genealogical Instructor are
service marks of the Board for Certification of Genealogists, used under license
by board certificants after periodic evaluation, and the board name is
registered in the US Patent & Trademark Office.
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