"The New York Times": advances in technology shifting archival research
The New York Times recently published an article on how advances in technology are providing new research tools, transforming the way scholars conduct their research, and in turn how this transformation is affecting historical archives.
Several SUL colleagues provide insight on this topic: Henry Lowood, curator for History of Science and Technology Collections and Film and Media Collections; Roberto Trujillo, head of Special Collections; and Leslie Berlin, project historian for the Silicon Valley Archives. More specifically, they share how technological advances have affected and, in some cases, changed policy within the Stanford Libraries.
Read the full article, “New Research Tools Kick Up Dust in Archives.” The New York Times, May 20, 2013.