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NYC Archives Week – Intro to Archival Research Workshop

Tuesday, October 7, 2014 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Event Slides:

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More information can be found on NYC Archives Week here: http://www.nycarchivists.org/event-921089

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

Intro to Archival Research Workshop
Oct 7th, 1pm – 3pm
Graduate Center Library
Room C196.05
RSVP is requested but not required.


For NY Archives week, the Graduate Center Library will host:

–              Tuesday, Oct 7th, 1pm                    An Intro to Archival Research

–              Tuesday, Oct 7th, 6:30pm              A Day in the Library (Behind the Scenes) Tour @ Schwarzman

–              Thursday, Oct 9th, 3pm                  New York Historical Society Open House

We hope you will join us for these exciting events!
All are invited. RSVP is requested (but not required).


Tuesday, October 7, 2014
1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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Library Room C196.05

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Shawn(ta) Smith-Cruz is an Assistant Professor and Head of Reference at the Graduate Center Library.