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Notes to self: article(s) worth adding next time I teach

“The Archive” is Not An Archives: Acknowledging the Intellectual Contributions of Archival Studies[i] / Michelle Caswell.” Reconstruction 16.1 (2016). Edited to add: Allison Jai O’Dell’s Hack Your Library site, with new ways to leverage finding aids. …other contenders in the … Continue reading


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ICYMI: The Thomases on the Out of Excuses Retreat and Workshop Cruise!

Fans of the Writing Excuses podcast might know that they have been running workshop-retreats for the past few years, and the last one was on a cruise ship. Well, the next one is also on a cruise ship, and Michael … Continue reading

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Master Syllabus for my SJSU Special Collections course

At the request of the inimitable Ethan Henderson via Twitter, behold a link to the PDF of my   MasterSyllabus for my “Special Collections in a Web 2.0 World” class at SJSU, last taught in Spring 2014. Please note! This is very … Continue reading

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Special Collections in a Web 2.0 World: The Master Reading List

I teach a SJSU special collections seminar this spring. It’s time to revise my syllabus! Would you like to help warp  shape the budding professionals of our field? Tell me in the comments: what am I missing? Required Textbooks: (i.e.: … Continue reading

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