Explaining the value of primary source literacy – Webinar – April 28, 2022 – SAA-TPS Committee

When you begin to start your outreach for instruction, as an archivist do you feel that you have a hard time explaining primary source literacy? Are you sometimes at a loss with how to explain why primary source literacy is important to researchers of all ages from elementary to adult?

Primary Source Literacy Webinar sponsored by the SAA-TPS committee on Thursday, April 28, 2021, from 3:00-4:30 p.m. Thank you to all the presenters for sharing their slides and the session recording.

Video coming very soon!

Presenters Include:

  • Getting to “Yes” on Primary Source Literacy in Classroom Learning- Clare Ann Withers, Curator in Archives & Special Collections and Liaison Librarian for Children’s Literature, Cultural Studies, and Medieval & Renaissance Studies at the University of Pittsburgh Library System
  • Communicating the Value of Primary Source Literacy & Experiences- Ashley Chu,  University Archivist and Special Collections Librarian at Taylor University in Upland, IN
  • Pitching Primary Source Literacy: Methods, Frames, and Approaches– Molly Brown, Reference and Outreach Archivist at the Northeastern University Archives and Special Collections
  • Teaching with Primary Sources at ‘Iolani Archives- Georgina Tom, Archivist at the ‘Iolani School Archives and an instructor for the Society of American Archivists (SAA)

Sponsored by the SAA-TPS committee.