At the end of 2019, Bijia Chen published a comment in the Qing History Journal (清史研究) on the jinshenlu 縉紳錄 as a source, providing clarification and explanation in response to some possibly misleading points made in a journal article that appeared in 清史研究 in 2018. The full reference for Bijia’s article and a link to it are below.
陈必佳 (Bijia Chen). 2019. 再论《缙绅录》记载的准确性及其史料价值 (Re-visiting the Accuracy and the Robustness of Jinshenlu as Historical Source), 清史研究 (The Qing History Journal), 2019 (4) 129-133.