Source Management

A&D provides the foundation and tools to let you quickly and easily put together a creditable family history.  A&D's key source-recording and source-management features are:

Complete instructions for maintaining paper source files to support and synchronize with your computerized records.
Source descriptions from one line to 10 pages or more (but most source citations are 2 or 3 lines long).  Easy entry of the special letters of the Western European languages.
Very easy adding, browsing, changing, and deleting of source records.

Source records include Source Type, Source Cost, Kind of evidence, and repository fields—and automatically completed Date-created, Date-updated, and Updated-by fields.
Over 125 standard Source Types and easy addition of custom Source Types.
Source Costs in any one of 18 different currencies—such as $, £, A$, DM, Kr, or NZ$.
Extremely fast and simple adding of source links.  Linked sources are easily resequenced or deleted.
Many sources can be linked and instantly seen for each individual, relationship, and household.
Optional linking of sources to events.
Standard reports to help manage sources and research—including:
  • Individuals' Source Matrix
  • Relationships' Source Matrix
  • Households' Source Matrix
  • Source Forms
  • Source Records
  • Source Type Summaries
  • Individuals with no Sources
  • Relationships with no Sources
  • Households with no Sources
  • Source Listings
  • Source Type Profiles
  • Source Usage Record

Individual, Relationship, and Household Records—as well as Family Group Sheets—list the sources applicable to them.  A&D in a notebook or laptop is easily carried on research trips to libraries, government offices, cemeteries, Family History Centers, and relatives' homes.

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