Archives Tutorials

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  • Created by Jason Nargis, Project Archivist
  • Based on presentations by Janet Olson, Assistant University Archivist

These short, video tutorials provide an overview of archives and archival practice, including information on finding archival resources and performing primary source research.

The links below will open video tutorials in a new window:

1. What Is an Archives?

2. Using an Archives

3. Finding Archival Sources

4. Northwestern University Archives

A printable list of hints and tips for finding and using archival materials can be found here.