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BOOK - Family History Trippin': A Guide to Planning a Genealogy Research Trip
By Thomas MacEntee
Published by Unlock the Past, Australia , 2014
This edition printed and bound in Canada by GlobalGenealogy.com Inc.

Softcover...15.50 (C$)

Whether you've been researching your family history for over 20 years or you are just getting started, there comes a time when you need a trip to assist you in your research.

There are many options available to genealogists: some within the genealogy community and others in the greater travel industry that can be adapted for research trips.

Contents:
  • About the book
  • Your free gift
  • What type of traveller are you?
  • Preparation and packing
  • Preferred mode of transportation
  • Accommodation
  • Expenses
  • Emergencies and last minute changes
  • Planning your trip: formula for success
  • Off the beaten path
    • Genealogy cruises
    • Genealogy society research trips
    • Genealogy conferences
    • Do your research
  • Look for travel details
    • Timing
    • Collect information
    • Get notified
    • Points and perks
  • A genealogist's packing list
    • Items to print
    • Technology
    • Miscellaneous
  • Stuff happens - backup plans and emergencies
    • Weather
    • Air travel
    • Train travel
    • Car travel
    • Call home
    • Health emergencies
  • Preserving your research and memories
    • Create a travelogue
    • Use folders and binders
    • Scan and digitise
    • Note what worked and what didn't
    • More writing projects
    • Follow up on social media
  • Travel apps and websites you should know
    • Planning
    • Air travel
    • Train travel
    • Car travel
    • Travel emergencies
    • Stay in touch
    • Food
    • Accommodation
    • Get you geek on
    • Fun stuff
  • Conclusion
  • Resource List
    • Australian sites
    • New Zealand sites
    • US sites
Paperback: 28 pages
Product Dimensions: 5 x 8"
Softcover - staple-bound on spine
Index
Illustrations (colour)
Published by Unlock the Past, Australia, 2014
ISBN 9781921956362


About the author: Thomas MacEntee

Thomas MacEntee is a genealogy professional specializing in the use of technology and social media to improve genealogical research and as a means of interacting with others in the family history community. He lives in Chicago. As well as being a genealogy professional, Thomas is also a blogger, educator, author, social media connector, marketer, network builder and more. He has built his own genealogy-related business called High Definition Genealogy and also created an online community of over 3,000 family history bloggers known as GeneaBloggers. His most recent endeavour, Hack Genealogy, is an attempt to “re-purpose today’s technology for tomorrow’s genealogy.” Thomas describes himself as a lifelong learner with a background in a multitude of topics who likes to teach, inspire, instigate, and serve as a curator and go-to-guy for concept nurturing and inspiration. He offers a variety of skills and services to others: speaking and lecturing, education, self-publishing, marketing, networking, market analysis, coaching, mentoring, and entrepreneurship. Thomas has written seven books and is editor of close to 100 books and guides.

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Magnabrite® Light Gathering Magnifier
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Extra Large 4 1/2 in.......... 149.95 (C$)
Four times magnification of both image and light. The Magnabrite “LGL”(Light Gathering Loupe) is a superbly crafted, solid acrylic 4X magnifier with a unique characteristics. It actually intensifies the light that passes through it, making the magnified subject clearer and nearly four times brighter.

There are no bulbs or batteries in the LGL; the power behind its clarity and magnification is innovative optical engineering and precision lens grinding. What’s more, this North American-made loupe is very affordably priced. The Magnabrite® 4X Light Gathering Magnifier is made of crystal-clear solid acrylic, precision machined and polished in the same manner as camera lenses and other fine optics. The base of the magnifier is slightly concave to reduce the risk of scratching or damaging the lens surface.

Other look-alike magnifiers in the same price range are hollow, molded plastic and do not offer the same features or quality as the Magnabrite® Light Gathering Magnifier. Ideal for family historians, designers, architects, graphic artists, photographers, crafters, model builders, collectors, hobbyists, and genealogists. Has also been proven to be a valuable tool for people experiencing the early stages of macular degeneration.

Includes a protective cloth storage bag with draw-string. Only 2 left in stock


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