Guidance on Profiles of Sources

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I was reading up on profiles of sources from Help:Profiles_of_Sources (Can't seem to link it below)

This and the Help:Sources page suggests that if a source is going to be used across multiple pages or you're going to collaborate on a source, to create a space for the source.

Are there any good examples of source profiles? I'm wanting to know what sorts of things make for good source profiles as opposed to just putting them on a page.

Most sources can be useful for multiple profiles, even a Birth Certificate has not just a child's details, but the details of their parents, but I expect creating source profiles for every birth cert I have would not be a great idea.

But, Electoral rolls and street directories which are much more general and hold records for many, many people I reckon must be a good idea.

Would appreciate some advice and examples on this.

Thanks!

EDIT: I did find Help:Examples_of_Free-Space_Profiles which has some good information on some things people might link to as sources.

From this, I can imagine adding a (for example) "Belfast Street Directory" page, and adding in details of records (and pictures if not copyrighted) that person profiles could link to as sources.

But still, how small is too small for a source profile?
in Policy and Style by Lance Watson G2G1 (1.2k points)
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