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View case studies below exploring how librarians and professors integrate primary source collections into their teaching and research, using examples from a variety of Adam Matthew Digital resources.
SOCI20064: Investigating the Social
The Investigating the Social module, open to second-year Sociology students, focusses on introducing different empirical research methods as well as the planning and undertaking of research using qualitative methods...
Dean, University of Denver Libraries
Until relatively recently, primary sources were buried deep within library collections and were often difficult to find. A scholar conducting research might visit a dozen archives or more to find the information she needed to complete a project...
Professor Jessica Stern
Professor of History at California State University, Fullerton
Dr Jessica Stern, Professor of History at Cal State Fullerton, built her whole class around Adam Matthewâ€™s Colonial America database, and the documents within it, which come from the CO5 series ...
Doctoral research student at the University of Toronto
Arlynda, a Doctoral research student at the University of Toronto, was writing a dissertation on how actors annotate scripts. Most supporting research was done using the archives of major Shakespeare companies...
HIST 1010:0008: History Matters â€“ The Russian Revolution of 1917
Dr Michael Zmolek, the lecturer running the course, had not previously taught using films from an archive as primary source materials. However, the films in Socialism on Film provided an opportunity...
Case Study: Teaching â€˜History of The Civil Rights Movementâ€™ with African American Communities and Race Relations in America
Researching and contextualising primary documents are the foundations of history instruction
What defines a cityâ€™s public space? Who designates such areas, who determines their uses, and who gets to use them?