The best thing I found at NARA

I was recently doing research at the National Archives and Records Administration in College Park, Maryland. I was looking at documents related to the military’s venereal-disease prevention efforts during World War I. Here’s the funniest document I found: The more I work on this subject of venereal disease prevention the more I am impressed with […]

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Opposite sides of the cafetorium: notes from a THATCamp Southeast session on librarian-scholar collaboration

I attended a session at THATCamp Southeast (which Shawn Averkamp proposed) on ways to promote collaboration between librarians and scholars (a subject close to my heart). We took notes together using a collaborative Google doc, and here’s my attempt to summarize. “We get paid to be interrupted!” The academics in the room started out by […]

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