How Scholars Identify and Obtain Primary Sources from Archives: A Qualitative Study
A qualitative study of scholars who conduct research using primary sources and archivists who work with them. The study explores four research questions: exploring four specific research questions. Q1: How do scholars identify and locate primary sources that are relevant to their topic? Q2: How do scholars access primary sources that they identify? What if those items are not nearby? How has digitization affected how they work? Q3: How do archives index their holdings electronically in order to help scholars connect with those resources? Q4: What challenges or barriers exist to scholars finding and accessing the needed resources?
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