Archives Research Program Application

Emory's Library and Information Technology Services and the Laney Graduate School are pleased to announce the forthcoming program, "Using the Unique: Graduate Research Training in Archives & Special Collections." This two-day research training program is intended for Laney Graduate Students in the humanities and social sciences. Its primary goal is to equip students with the basic skills necessary to begin archival research in United States archives.

When: The workshop will take place on Monday, May 16 (9am-4pm) and Friday, May 20 (9am-1pm) at the Stuart A. Rose Manuscript, Archives & Rare Book Library.

Who: Led by Erica Bruchko, Humanities Librarian, Woodruff Library; Courtney Chartier, Head of Research Services, Rose Library; Chris Pollette, Outreach and Emerging Technologies Librarian, Woodruff Library.

Application Information: To apply please complete the following application by Monday, May 2, 5pm. Notifications will be sent by Friday, May 6. Students at any level are welcome to apply.

  • Understand the processing, arrangement, and description of archival collections
  • Read a finding aid
  • Locate archival repositories and collections
  • Handle archives and rare books properly
  • Prepare for visits to archives

Upon successful completion of the program, students will receive a letter of completion for their dossier.

If you do not see the application form below, please contact us at archives.research.program@emory.edu.