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Archives Research Program

We offer programs for graduate students interested in learning how to better navigate and understand archives and special collections.


Attend our Archives Bootcamp

In accordance with Emory University’s recommendation to cancel gatherings and move to online learning, we have decided to cancel the Spring 2020 bootcamp. We will plan for a Fall session.

Archives Research Program's Bootcamp Details:

The Archives Research Program's bootcamp takes place annually and is open to any Emory University graduate student preparing for archival research.  Sessions are taught by Stuart A. Rose Manuscript, Archives, and Rare Book Library archivists and Emory librarians. It covers these topics:

  • Archives culture and etiquette
  • Finding archives
  • Understanding finding aids 
  • Creating research and data management plans 
  • Using productivity tools for archives

Rose Library Reading Room.

Photo Credit: Stephen Nowland/Emory University

To request a discipline-specific workshop please contact your subject librarian or the ARP team at archives.research.program@emory.edu. For more information on potential workshop topics, please see our menu of workshops.

Learn More with our Speaker Series

The Archives Research Program maintains a speaker series on topics relevant to research in archives and special collections. 

Past examples include:

  • Conducting Research in International Archives 
  • Teaching with Archives
  • Practical Archives Research Tips
  • Finding African Americans in the Archives
  • Documenting the Movies
  • Women's Studies and Archives
To propose a speaker or panel topic, please contact us at archives.research.program@emory.edu.