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Every source that is referenced by a citation in the family tree is recorded in the Sources Master List. This way all of the information collected about a particular source is in a central record. This, in particular facilitates ensuring that particular sources are always identified in the same way.

You get to the Sources Master List from the Family Tree Top Level Services web page. When you first enter the Sources Master List web page it displays the first 20 sources in the list in alphabetical order. You can scroll through the complete list by clicking on the forward and backward arrows at the top of the list, or by using the PgUp and PgDn keys on the keyboard.

You use the "Pattern" field to search for sources based upon their textual representation. The value you enter in this field is a regular expression pattern. The following are just some of the features of this pattern.

Each of the sources displayed on this web page shows:

For example: Source Entry in List

If you are signed on as a registered user the main menu, displayed when you click on the menu button at the top left of the page, includes an option to open a subordinate form to create a new source.

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