Final master’s paper

I’m finally finished with my master’s paper!  The title ended up being “‘Finding What, You Know?’: A Content Analysis of the Websites of Archival Repositories for Markers of Archival Intelligence.”  Here’s the abstract if anyone wants to read it; it will be available online from the SILS website sometime over the summer.  I’ll link to… Continue reading Final master’s paper

Archival anxiety

Another master’s paper update! My advisor and I have finally scoped my master’s paper ideas well enough so that I have an actual research questions/problem to define and solve.  The question, as it stands now, is “Will increasing archival intelligence reduce archival anxiety?”  There has been a lot of work done in the field of… Continue reading Archival anxiety


Unsurprisingly, I’m going to refocus this blog on archival issues. I’ve just been named an intern for the Reference, Access, and Outreach Section of the Society of American Archivists, and my primary job is to blog for them.  I only have to write two blog posts for the entire year, but that would be kind… Continue reading Refocusing

First step for my master’s paper

So I’m starting the grand push towards creating/writing my master’s paper. What I want to do is to create a web tutorial for how to use the new finding aids in Wilson Library.  Davis Library, the main academic library on campus, has a set of ShowMe Tutorials.  They seem to be a combination of a… Continue reading First step for my master’s paper