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If you are serious about doing genealogy research, you may want to build a research trip kit to take with you to the places you do your research, such as the library.
In this kit you will want the following items:
-A stapler and staples
-Sealable sandwich bags with several different sizes of paper clips for organizing like papers and several different sizes of rubber bands for binding together information
-Many sharpened pencils and erasers
-Small notepads to record small notes as you go and attach to papers you find the information from
-Lined paper in a notepad for writing larger amounts of notes
-One last sealable sandwich bag to hold coins and bills for making photocopies and printing microfilm.
This research trip kit is a great way to be prepared for those many trips to the library, genealogy society or the courthouse.