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Archival Research Tutorial: Using Digital Archives

Learn how to effectively conduct archival research and use primary sources in your research projects.

Moakley Archive Digital Collections

Suffolk's digital archive hosts more than 3000 photographs, interviews, and documents.

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Save yourself some time! Ask us about:

  • Topics, search strategies and relevant sources
  • Online sources
  • Help using databases and citation tips

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Video Tutorial: Using Online Collections

One of Suffolk's archivists, Michael Dello Iacono, walks you through the basics of archival research including using digital collections. 

Digital Archives: Massachusetts and Beyond

Many archives are digitizing significant parts of their collections and adding them to online portals, sometimes called digital archives or digital libraries. Some have subject-specific content while others include a broad range of materials.

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