Sara E. Morris and Jenny Presnell | Mar 17, 2021Changes to newspaper collections are the proverbial canaries in the coal mines for the accessibility of standard library resources in the future.
Please Stop Calling Things Archives
B. M. Watson | Jan 22, 2021What do historians mean when they say "archive"? One archivist makes the case for a more precise use of the word.
Reconciling Professional Rifts
Beth DeBold | Jan 21, 2021Historians are rightly quick to note the transferability of a professional historian's skill set, but as with all things, there are limits.
Working with Death
Ruth Lawlor | Dec 15, 2020For historians studying violence, the archive they confront is one of intense feeling and, often, trauma preserved and rearticulated in the present.
Alexandra F. Levy | Oct 27, 2020The State Department's Office of the Historian faced challenges on multiple fronts in 2019.
Soundtracks of Sisterhood
Bonnie J. Morris | Oct 14, 2020As we approach the 50-year anniversary of women's music, the archivist of Olivia Records reflects on the movement.
Building Archives, Training Scholars
Allison Robinson | Sep 3, 2020Working with two digital history projects during her MA studies taught Allison Robinson the value of digital work.
AHA Member Spotlight: E. Natalie Rothman
Matthew Keough | Jul 2, 2020E. Natalie Rothman is an associate professor at the University of Toronto. She lives in Toronto, Canada, and has been a member since 2004.
Archiving a Plague Year
Tom Beazley, Victoria Cain, and Rebecca S. Wingo | Jun 29, 2020A crowdsourced digital public archive is chronicling daily life during COVID-19.
Peer-to-Peer Research Exchange
Ashley E. Bowen | Jun 10, 2020SHAFR created a peer-to-peer archival record exchange to help historians during COVID-19.