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Examines the evolving theory of archival literacy in relation to domain knowledge, primary source literacy, and information literacy to facilitate meaningful use of archival and manuscript collections.
Module 9: Contextualizing Archival Literacy can be purchased alone, as it is listed here, or as part of the Teaching with Primary Sources cluster, which also includes Module 10: Teaching with Archives - A Guide for Archivists, Librarians, and Educators and Module 11: Connecting Students and Primary Sources - Cases and Examples.
About TRENDS IN ARCHIVES PRACTICE: This open-ended series of modules by the Society of American Archivists features brief, authoritative treatments written and edited by top-level professionals that fill significant gaps in archival literature. The goal of this modular approach is to build agile, user-centered resources. Modules treat discrete topics relating to the practical management of archives and manuscript collections in the digital age. Each module is available separately in electronic format so that readers can mix and match modules that best satisfy their needs and interests. Select modules are clustered together by topic and are available in print or electronic format. Stay on trend with TRENDS IN ARCHIVES PRACTICE!
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Society of American Archivists
(2016) PDF | 74pp.