The info lit of postcards

Image from New York Public Library Digital Gallery Do you collect postcards?  If so, you know how this hobby involves multiple types of information.  As I sort through a box of family postcards, I’m learning firsthand about these sources. I started with what I know best–library resources.  The URSUS catalog yielded the books you see Read More…

Organize items and consult experts

Image from ala.org For both Preservation Week (April 27-May 3) and my work with USM’s Franco-American Collection, I listened to a webinar on preserving family archives.  Two themes connected to aspects of information literacy. The first theme was the importance of organizing your materials.  Organizing information is an underrated aspect of information literacy: it relates Read More…