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HIST 4851, Introduction to Archival Studies

Resources for accessing research and scholarship in archival science and archival studies.


Course Textbooks:
  • Required Text: Archives: Principles and Practices, Laura Millar, Neal-Schuman Publishers, 2010
  • Required Text: The Future of Archives and Recordkeeping, Jennie Hill, ed, Facet, 2011
  • Recommended: Better Off Forgetting: Essays on archives, public policy, and collective memory, Cheryl Avery & Mona Holmlund, eds, University of Toronto Press, 2010
  • Recommended: Currents of Archival Thinking, Terry Eastwood & Heather MacNeil, eds, Libraries Unlimited, 2010

These texts are available at the Bookstore as well as being available electronically through the Chancellor Paterson Library.

In the Chancellor Paterson Library:

You can find books by browsing the library stacks as well as searching the catalogue. 

Most archives books will be in the CD classification, on the 3rd floor. Museum Studies books will be in the AM classification, also on the 3rd floor, and Library Science books will be in the Z classification on the 4th floor. 

Some books that you will find on the shelves at the library are scholarly, and some are not. Use the same judgment for relying upon sources as you would for any resource. 

Library Catalogue