In just 20 minutes or less you can become familiar with the Archives at Acadia University. Explore how the Archives can help with your primary research through this series of PowerPoint presentations and video.


The Archives at Acadia University
An introduction to the Archives and its holdings.

How to use a finding aid, your research tool
Learn how to read descriptions of the holdings.

Citing archival sources
Find out how to cite sources from the Archives.

Critical Research
Critical research skills are necessary when using primary documents.

How to do primary research
An outline of the steps for doing archival research.

Interrogation Assistance
These in-depth questions can help explore documents more closely.

How we preserve your memories
An overview about how we prepare archival material to be available to you.