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Building Research Confidence in the Humanities: Archives & Special Collections – Discovery Tools and Tips

10:00 am–11:00 am
Love Library South Room: 029, University Archives & Special Collections
1248 R St
Lincoln NE 68508
Additional Info: LLS
Traci Robison,
Learn how to use finding aids and other descriptive tools to discover primary sources relevant to your research. We will discuss the common ways archival and manuscript collections are arranged and described and how to efficiently search for materials.

The UNL Libraries is excited to launch the workshop series “Building Research Confidence in the Humanities.” Covering topics ranging from finding and organizing primary materials, locating and managing scholarly sources, and analyzing resources, to making decisions about presentation and publication, this nine-session series will introduce humanities researchers to a range of tools, resources, and techniques for growing their research practice.

The target audience for this series is graduate students in the humanities who are starting out in advanced research or who want to level up their research skills at any time in their graduate program. Examples, tools, and points of reference will speak to research in the humanities and focus on research at the graduate level and beyond. While we want participants to be aware of this target audience to help set expectations, all UNL students, faculty, and staff are welcome.

Registration is required.

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This event originated in Libraries Workshops & Research Drop-In.