Looking for a primary source for your research paper? Trying to find information on the history of medicine in Nova Scotia? Or photographs of a theatre production? Never been in an archives? This guide’s for you!
The University Archives and Special Collections holds extensive archival materials, rare books, and other materials. Most of our books can be found in the Library catalogue, but finding archival materials is not so easy.
To help encourage students and faculty to incorporate these invaluable primary sources into their research, Archives and Special Collections developed a Guide to Archival Research. The guide has information on:
- How to search for archival materials
- How to access archival materials
- How to handle archival materials
- How to cite archival materials
There are even tips for first-time researchers!
Let us know what you think. And if you’re interested in finding out more about how to use archival materials in your research, just drop by the Archives and Special Collections Reading Room on the 5th Floor of the Killam Library.