Archives Research Program

We offer programs for graduate students interested in learning how to better navigate and understand archives and special collections.

Attend our Archives Bootcamp 

The Archives Research Program's bootcamp takes place annually and is open to any Emory University graduate student preparing for archival research.  Sessions are taught by Stuart A. Rose Manuscript, Archives, and Rare Book Library archivists and Emory librarians. It covers these topics:

  • Archives culture and etiquette
  • Finding archives
  • Understanding finding aids 
  • Creating research and data management plans 
  • Using productivity tools for archives
Archives Reading Room
Photo Credit: Stephen Nowland/Emory University


To request a discipline-specific workshop, please contact your subject librarian or a member of the ARP team: Gabrielle Dudley or Erica Bruchko. For more information on potential workshop topics, please see our menu of workshops.

Learn More with our Speaker Series 

The Archives Research Program maintains a speaker series on topics relevant to research in archives and special collections. 

Past examples include:

  • Conducting Research in International Archives 
  • Teaching with Archives
  • Practical Archives Research Tips
  • Finding African Americans in the Archives
  • Documenting the Movies
  • Women's Studies and Archives

To propose a speaker or panel topic, please contact Gabrielle Dudley or Erica Bruchko.