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Tools for Locating Primary Sources in Archives and Online

CHICAGO- Register today for the upcoming 60-minute webinar titled” four-week asynchronous course “Tools for Locating Primary Sources in Archives and Online” sponsored by the Reference and User Services Association (RUSA).

There are dozens and dozens of library resources available to help a librarian or a researcher located primary sources for historical research. This webinar is aimed at those relatively new to reference work around primary sources, and will cover approaches to the reference interview that help focus the discussion, online and print tools to uncover primary sources, and helpful tips for organizing and citing primary sources. 

This webinar is relevant to any librarian or library worker in need of an introduction or refresher about guiding researchers to primary sources. 

The presenter, Steven A. Knowlton, is Librarian for History and African American Studies at Princeton University. In addition to his work guiding students and researchers to primary sources, he has published a number of award-winning papers based on his research using archival courses.

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Register here today!

The Reference and User Services Association (RUSA), a division of the American Library Association, represents librarians and library staff in the fields of reference, specialized reference, collection development, readers’ advisory and resource sharing. RUSA is the foremost organization of reference and information professionals who make the connections between people and the information sources, services, and collection materials they need. Learn more at

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