The 7 Day Indexing Challenge

I'm excited to be joining in on this fun challenge! It starts tomorrow and will go until May 2, 2020. All you have to do is index a batch a day (or more if you like!) and hop on social media and tell us all which collection you ended up indexing using the hashtag #ABatchADay … Continue reading The 7 Day Indexing Challenge

Context is Key: Understanding the Record within the Record Collection

Records don’t exist in a vacuum. (For the purposes of this post, I am referring to microfilmed images of records we have located online). It’s important to understand the record in terms of the collection it's found in. Once we’ve located a record, we need to ask ourselves questions about the record and the collection. … Continue reading Context is Key: Understanding the Record within the Record Collection