Engaging Students with Archival and Digital Resources

By

  • Justine Cotton
  • David Sharron, Brock University, Canada

Aimed at professional librarians and archivists, this book explores connecting students and faculty with the archival and digital collections of the university’s library and archives. Academic research has been forever changed by the digitization of books, journals, and archival collections. As university libraries and archives move forward in the digital era, it is essential to assess the research needs of users and develop innovative methods to demonstrate the value of collections and services. This book provides librarians and archivists with the tools to develop a robust workshop program aimed at connecting students with archival and digital collections.
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Audience

Professionals within Library and Information Services, Archives and Special Collections, and students of library and information science studies and archival studies

 

Book information

  • Published: June 2011
  • Imprint: Chandos Publishing
  • ISBN: 978-1-84334-568-8

Reviews

This book fills a very important need for any University or College archive., Managing Information



Table of Contents

Building the foundation: Connections between archivists and library staff; Faculty outreach; Introducing students to library and archival resources; Resources; Delivering the workshops; Developing relevant assignments; Assessment and ongoing learning.