DC 2006 Program Session
604. Finding Aids: The Next Generation
Saturday, August 5, 2006
9:30 AM-11:00 AM
Dharma Akmon, Chair
Peter Van Garderen
Doctoral Candidate, University of Amsterdam
Research Libraries Group
University of Michigan
This session examines the finding aid as a documentary
genre and considers how it may evolve in terms of both design and functionality.
The speakers explore recent online trends and technologies that might benefit
next-generation finding aids, specifically their potential to become much more
interactive and aligned with researchersí work practices. Join us for what is
sure to spark a dialogue about the challenges and opportunities of more collaborative access tools.