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Stanford students praise new hands-on approach to archival research

March 21, 2017

Stanford students who experience a new archives-centric teaching approach stress the importance of exposure to primary historical materials for students of all disciplines. 

On a recent Wednesday morning, students read and studied for exams in the usual quiet sections inside Stanford’s Green Library. The library’s Barchas Room, however, buzzed with activity. (read more)

Engineering major John Chuter, and freshman Berber Jin examine a booklet about W.E.B. Dubois.