Tuesday, October 6, 2020

Please join us for our Zoom broadcast of "The America Southwest: Digital Collections & Archival Finding Aids" on Saturday, Oct 17, 2020

GSHA-SC presents Colleen Greene and her presentation on finding digitized collections & archival aids.

The Southwest is rich in records pertaining to the Spanish, Mexican, territorial, and statehood eras. Learn about key finding aid portals to locate specific repositories and collections to visit in-person, as well as key portals to consortia-shared digitized collections that can be accessed online for free. We will briefly cover key archival terminology before a walk-through of how to search, browse, and analyze these finding aids and digitized collections.

 Colleen Robledo Greene, MLIS, is an academic librarian, college educator, and web developer who has been researching her family history since 1997. She is the Digital Literacy Librarian at California State University, Fullerton, and also teaches an online graduate-level genealogical research methods course for San Jose State University. Colleen is a nationally recognized speaker and educator specializing in methodology, Mexican & Hispanic research, libraries and archives, technology, virtual instruction, and society communications.