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Currey Seminar

This guide is a collection of information for student participating in Rose Library's Currey Seminar.

Steps for a Successful Trip

  • Determine what kind of a trip you are making
    • Survey
    • Speed scan
    • Data gathering
    • Slow and steady
    • Return visit
  • Evaluate how important these materials are to your project
  • Establish a contact for your trip; they may have advice and offer further avenues for research
    • Archivists/librarians 
    • Local scholars
  • Make an itinerary (See downloadable sample below)
    • Research objectives
    • Collections to consult
    • Important procedures/restrictions
    • Contact information
    • Length of visit
  • Anticipate changes and the need to petition restrictions/provide information