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Role of Archivists in Communities:

  • Acquire, manage, preserve, and provide access to historical records
  • Assist communities with documenting their unique stories
  • Serve as a link to the records that inform family historians and genealogists
  • Utilize digital technologies & media to expand public access to on-line collections
  • Digitize images and records to make them available for use by peers, researchers, and diverse communities worldwide
  • Serve as the bridge between historic information and the users who can benefit from its public availability

Community Engaged/Serving

Part of the UMass Boston Community-Engaged Teaching, Research, and Service Series.