This is the home of Amp Up Your Archives! Whether you’re interested in preserving your Princeton experience, finding ways to digitize your material, learning how to manage your digital content, or want to learn more about the archival profession, this LibGuide is for you!
If you are involved with a student group, you may be particularity interested in the Student Organizations tab, which includes a toolkit to help manage your organization’s records. Check back periodically for project announcements and special events!
Your Student Life Archivist,
Valencia L. Johnson
A finding aid is a guide to the archival collections an institution stewards. Think of it as a table of contents to a book. Archivists make data about collections available so researchers can search, find, and access material.
There are some terms archivists use that may be useful for you to know: