My First Week in the Real World

I have just started my second full week of work at the Special Collections Research Center at the College of William and Mary.  I am the Public Services Archives Specialist, and so I’ve been (unsurprisingly) doing a lot of things that face the public, in addition to my training.  My primary task, so far, has […]

Working at the reference desk

So for the past couple of weeks I’ve been working an internship at the reference desk for the Southern Historical Collection.  Well, technically its called Research and Instruction for Archival Materials, but who’s keeping track?  Its been an interesting and rewarding experience so far.  My main duties involve answering email reference questions, helping out the […]