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If you’re comfortable providing professional-quality source citations, by all means, do so. If you’re not, please provide information that your client can use to generate them, if desired.
The “Bible” of genealogical source citation methodology is Elizabeth Shown Mills’ Evidence Explained: Citing History Sources from Artifacts to Cyberspace. Genlighten lookup providers should own or have ready access to a copy. Mills’ Quicksheets are also an extremely useful reference to have nearby.
Articles on this topic appear frequently in publications of the National Genealogical Society and the Association of Professional Genealogists (APG). Online message boards moderated by the APG provide a forum where such questions are frequently addressed and answered by experienced practitioners.