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Introduction to Hoole Special Collections 2013

  1. 1. Introducing the Division of Special Collections
  2. 2.  WHO  Uses special collections?  Am I?  WHAT  Are special collections?  WHEN  Can I go to special collections?  WHERE  Are special collections?  HOW  Do I find items in special collections?  Do I visit special collections? The … of Special Collections
  3. 3. WHO uses special collections?
  4. 4.  Undergraduates  Graduate students (MA and PhD)  Faculty  General public  Students and faculty of other universities! Everyone!
  5. 5. WHO am I?
  6. 6. ahchen@ua.edu Postdoctoral Fellow  Instruction  Exhibitions  Social Media Dr. Amy Chen
  7. 7. WHAT are special collections?
  8. 8. A repository of rare and unique items Featuring:  Closed stacks  Reading room  Security policies  Preservation policies  Open to the general public  More limited hours than the general library (Gorgas)
  9. 9. Incunabula Maps Yearbooks Comic books Genealogy reference books Piano rolls Paintings Newspapers Magazines Artists’ Books Posters Stereocards WWI uniforms Flags Ancient coins First editions Daguerreotypes Pulps LPs Cylinders “Rare and unique items” includes:
  10. 10. WHEN can I go to special collections?
  11. 11.  Monday: 9-5 PM  Tuesday: 9-8 PM  Wednesday: 9-5 PM  Thursday: 9-8 PM  Friday: 9-5 PM NOTE: NO WEEKEND AVAILABILITY Hours
  12. 12. WHERE are special collections?
  13. 13.  Universities  Colleges  Private collectors  Public libraries  Private associations  Public institutions (museums, archives) Special collections can be found all over in…
  14. 14.  A.S. Williams III Americana Collection  W.S. Hoole Special Collections Library  Acumen (Digital repository) But here at UA…
  15. 15. Williams Americana Collection
  16. 16. http://www.lib.ua.edu/williamscollection/
  17. 17. Hoole Library
  18. 18. http://www.lib.ua.edu/libraries/hoole/
  19. 19. And our digital repository…
  20. 20. Acumen http://acumen.lib.ua.edu/
  21. 21. HOW do I find what I want?
  22. 22. #1: What type of format do you want to find? Photograph Letter Book Scrapbook Map
  23. 23. I want to find a… Photograph Letter Book Scrapbook Map
  24. 24. #2: Is your format published or unpublished?
  25. 25.  Books  Magazines  Newspapers  Sheet Music  DVDs  LPs  CDs  Cylinders  Piano Rolls  Maps Published formats
  26. 26. #3 HOW to find published materials
  27. 27. Use Scout
  28. 28. Add your query
  29. 29. Narrow your search
  30. 30. Decide what item looks useful
  31. 31. Identify the collection as well as the call number
  32. 32. Look for defining characteristics in the “status” box
  33. 33.  Title  Collection  Call Number  Identifying information from status box Write it down!
  34. 34. Follow the same process for any published format
  35. 35. #4 HOW to find unpublished materials
  36. 36. What types of formats would be considered unpublished?
  37. 37.  Diaries  Letters  Scrapbooks  Photographs  Albums  Business papers  Memos  Objects Unpublished formats
  38. 38. Use a finding aid to locate unpublished materials
  39. 39. Collections can be large or small
  40. 40. Society of American Archivists: A finding aid is a single document that places the materials in context by consolidating information about the collection, such as:  acquisition and processing;  provenance, including administrative history or biographical note;  scope of the collection, including size, subjects, media;  organization and arrangement;  and an inventory of the series and the folders. Finding aid definition
  41. 41. Look on Acumen for: finding aids to non-digitized items & digitized items
  42. 42. #4a Look on Acumen for finding aids to non-digitized collections
  43. 43. HOW do I search Acumen for a finding aid?
  44. 44. Searching for a finding aid on Acumen
  45. 45. Search by genre (letters)
  46. 46. But better to search by: Date
  47. 47. Name
  48. 48. Or another keyword(s)
  49. 49. Finding aid example
  50. 50. Finding aid example
  51. 51. Identify what you want and where it is
  52. 52.  Item Title  Collection Name  MSS Number  Box Number  File Folder  Location: Williams or Hoole? Write it down
  53. 53. Follow the same process for any unpublished format
  54. 54. #4b Look on Acumen for digitized items
  55. 55. HOW do I search Acumen for digitized items?
  56. 56. Basic search
  57. 57. Basic search: multiple keywords
  58. 58. Limit by format
  59. 59. Limit by field field:keyword You can search by  title  description  creator  date  subject  genre
  60. 60.  Want more of what you found?  Other items in same collection  Same format in different collection  Pick new keywords from finding aid abstract  Not finding enough?  Go past the first page  Refine your search Search tips
  61. 61. HOW do I visit special collections?
  62. 62. Kevin Ray Reference Librarian Archives@bama.ua.edu  2 business days in advance  EX: Email on Friday?  Come in Tuesday. Email in advance
  63. 63. Identity  Your Full name  Professor’s name  Course name and course number Materials  If published: collection, call number  If unpublished: MSS name, MSS number, Box number Appointment  Date and time of intended appointment Always include:
  64. 64. Come in
  65. 65. Sign in
  66. 66. What you can’t bring into the reading room
  67. 67. Put your personal belongings in a locker
  68. 68. All ready to research!
  69. 69. Talk to the reference desk & fill out any forms
  70. 70.  Published Materials Request  Photocopy Request  Manuscript Materials Request  Archives/University Records Materials Request  Audio and Visual Materials  Digitization Request Forms may include:
  71. 71. Smile, you’re on camera
  72. 72. Peruse your materials
  73. 73.  Do not  Dog-ear pages  Put personal belongings on archival material  Handle items casually  Break the spine  You may be asked to use a  Book cradle  Weight  Gloves How to handle published material
  74. 74.  To keep items in order you must view one  Box at a time  Folder at a time  Item at a time How to handle unpublished material
  75. 75.  Always write down location information  MSS, Box, and FF number  Or collection name and call number  Write it at the start of your notes on each item  Transcribe full length of texts  Fill out a digital camera use form  Take pictures of all items you want to use  Take pictures of box and file folder of each item Note taking strategies
  76. 76. Return when you’re done
  77. 77.  If you are, we can put them on hold  If not, we’ll return them to their original location Are you coming back?
  78. 78. Now you know… The… WHO WHAT WHEN WHERE and HOW of Special Collections
  79. 79. Now let’s practice!

Overview of holdings and services of W.S. Hoole Special Collections at the University of Alabama

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