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Finding aids are hierarchical archival descriptions of manuscript and other collections. They complement the bibliographic descriptions found in library catalogs like [[Hamnet]]. Starting in the early 2000s, the [[Folger Shakespeare Library]] began converting its paper-based finding aids into electronic form, and creating new finding aids directly online. The result is the Folger's [http://findingaids.folger.edu/ Finding Aid Database].
 
Finding aids are hierarchical archival descriptions of manuscript and other collections. They complement the bibliographic descriptions found in library catalogs like [[Hamnet]]. Starting in the early 2000s, the [[Folger Shakespeare Library]] began converting its paper-based finding aids into electronic form, and creating new finding aids directly online. The result is the Folger's [http://findingaids.folger.edu/ Finding Aid Database].
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For general guides to finding information about specific topics at the Folger, see [[:Research guides]].
  
 
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[[Category: Digital Folger]]

Revision as of 11:02, 18 November 2016

Finding aids are hierarchical archival descriptions of manuscript and other collections. They complement the bibliographic descriptions found in library catalogs like Hamnet. Starting in the early 2000s, the Folger Shakespeare Library began converting its paper-based finding aids into electronic form, and creating new finding aids directly online. The result is the Folger's Finding Aid Database.

For general guides to finding information about specific topics at the Folger, see Research guides.