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21 July 2012

Don't Ignore What Doesn't Agree

If original material disagrees with other records or with your conclusions, do not simply ignore those original records because of the difference. Acknowledge that the other material exists and attempt to determine what might have caused the difference in statements of fact. If the cause cannot be determined and you still have reason to believe the other record to be incorrect, write up the records and reasons used.



1 comment:

  1. Sometimes I feel that I spend more time "disproving" something than proving!

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