Do you need help in completing all of your personal family history research?
Are you curious about how a professional genealogical researcher makes a living?
Do you want to understand the steps and procedures involved in attaining the status of Accredited Genealogist?
If you answered yes to any of these questions,Becoming an Accredited Genealogist is the resource book for you! Many professionals have established their personal reputation, in part, through the process of accreditation. Author Karen Clifford presents a clear understanding of what should be expected from the efforts of a professional family historian. Anyone can collect money for genealogical research and be called a paid researcher, but the knowledge, training, integrity, and efficiency of genealogists with credentials set them apart. Becoming an Accredited Genealogist will help you through the process of earning your credentials. This revised edition outlines the benefits of being an accredited genealogist and describes the knowledge and basic research skills expected of a professional. It also examines the experience, testing procedures, and application processes required to apply and ultimately pass the test for credentials. Even if your lifetime goal is not to become a professional genealogist, this scholarly work will teach you what to expect whenever you hire a professional to assist your personal family history research challenges!