I’m cheating a little with this post as I am copying a recent post from my GeniAus blog that has a different audience from the Geneadictionary.
It’s not too often that I find a term for The Geneadictionary in Trove. This morning when I was looking for something else I came across the past tense of a verb “Maided” so off I went on a tangent to see if I could find other instances of the word being used in a similar context….and I did.
The clippings that follow illustrate the meaning of Maided.
Microfiche motion sickness: A lightheaded dizzy feeling experienced by genealogists and researchers caused by sitting for endless hours at microfilm or microfiche readers.IS
Source: A tweet from @troveaustralia on 18/1/2017
Similar to Microphilmia
Janelle Collins used this term for a popular pastime among Australian genealogists.
Troving or Troveing : a research session in which a genie mines the resources of Trove to find ancestor facts and stories.
Trovaholic – Chris used this word on Google+ yesterday and marked it for my attention. If you’re an Australian and you are addicted to Trove you won’t need a definition.
If you come from some other land you are missing out on one the best free resources around. It even has lots of news from across the seas.
Many Australian Genies suffer from an addiction to Trove.