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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

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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2006 International Archives & Information Technology Exposition Exhibitor List