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Tools of the Trade
Do you spend more time looking for online resources than using them? Here’s how to combine the best ones into an easy-access, timesaving research toolbox.
Whether you know it or not, you probably have some sort of genealogy research toolbox. Your tools are those frequently used online resources you return to again and again, such as RootsWeb or Family­Search. Your toolbox is the “container” you use to keep track of those tools—perhaps browser bookmarks, a website such as Evernote or a Word document full of pasted links. You have a research toolbox even if you do most of your work in libraries and archives—you might use online tools to search catalogs, get directions and search indexes before requesting records.
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