Digging into Local Archives Approaches and Methods for Planning Research
with Emily Lin, Head of Digital Curation and Scholarship, UC Merced Library
This is the third segment of our Community-Engaged Humanities Workshop Series.
An introduction to the organizing principles behind archives; how they are made available digitally, and effective methods as well as limitations of online discovery and interrogation.
Working in the Archives: Practical Research Methods for Rhetoric and Composition, edited by Alexis E. Ramsey, et al., Southern Illinois University Press, 2009. https://ebookcentral.proquest.com/lib/ucm/detail.action?docID=1354654.
Chapter 7: Viewing the Archives: The Hidden and the Digital
These workshops are focused on supporting graduate student development in community-engaged humanities research. Participation is open to faculty, graduate students and community partners and students enrolled in IH 291: Seminars in the Humanities. Participation in the workshop series is part of professional development and a qualification to apply for a summer Luce fellowship.
This workshop series was made possible by the generous support of the Henry Luce Foundation.