Archives and special collections: A guide to resources on the web
Digital access and the Web have altered the , landscape of archives and special collections permanently and allowed increasing numbers of users to locate ard access archives and other rare materials. Throughout history, documents, manuscripts, and rare books were rese~ ed for an in-house elite number of scholars. Now there are no limits, except time and expense; on primary resources being made available electronically worldwide.
This article is from C&RL News (March 2003): 163–166. Posted with permission.