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DC 2006 Program Session

604. Finding Aids: The Next Generation

Saturday, August 5, 2006
9:30 AM-11:00 AM

  Recorded session

 

Dharma Akmon, Chair
JSTOR

Peter Van Garderen
Doctoral Candidate, University of Amsterdam

Merrilee Proffitt
Research Libraries Group

James Sweeney
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.

 


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