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Author Hill, Michael R.

Title Archival strategies and techniques / Michael R. Hill
Published Newbury Park : Sage Publications, [1993]
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Description 1 online resource (viii, 88 pages)
Series Qualitative research methods ; v. 31
Qualitative research methods ; v. 31
Contents Archival sedimentation -- Structure, control, and technology -- Getting started: "targets" and "tool kits" -- Orientation interviews -- Confronting the "black box" problem -- Life in the reading room -- Strategies for organizing archival data -- Methodological complexities -- Publication, citations, and permissions -- Nonarchival data sources -- Appendix: Epistemology and the search for unsung social scientists: a rationale and pragmatic strategies
Summary This practical and concise book provides an introduction for the novice on conducting archival research and covers such topics as contacting and preparing to work in archives, the protocol of using archives, and ways of organising and referencing the useful data from the archive
Analysis Social sciences Research
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 82-88)
Notes Print version record
Subject Social sciences -- Archival resources.
Social sciences -- Research -- Methodology.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 1412983479 (ebook)
9781412983471 (ebook)