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Archives Week 2015: Introduction to Archival Research

  • Tuesday, October 20, 2015
  • 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
  • 365 Fifth Avenue, New York, NY 10016 United States

The Mina Rees Library at the Graduate Center of the City University of New York is offering a workshop on the basics of archival research.

Possible topics covered will include:

Overview of Archival Research
Examples of Research Projects using Archival Materials
Before entering the Archive (How to Prepare)
Components of Archival Collections
Considerations for Archival materials
Entering the Archive (What to Expect)
Handling Archival Materials
Contextualizing findings
Access vs. Use & Permissions
Data Management
Resources to Archives (Where to Begin)
Archival Databases
Local Archives
Digital Archives

This event is free and open to the public, but registration is required. To RSVP, please visit this site.

Questions? communications@nycarchivists.org

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