Fast access: Delivering finding aids to an impatient world

Claudia Thompson

American Heritage Center, University of Wyoming

D. Claudia Thompson joined the American Heritage Center, University of Wyoming, in 1984. She has managed the Arrangement & Description Department since 1997. Thompson co-authored “But You Promised:  A Case Study of Deaccessioning at the American Heritage Center, University of Wyoming” in The American Archivist (Fall/Winter 2010).


Purpose: In the inter-connected world, patrons expect immediate access to information of all kinds. But archivists and curators of manuscripts face a difficulty in providing instant access. Modern collections of personal... [ view full abstract ]


  1. Claudia Thompson (American Heritage Center, University of Wyoming)

Topic Areas

Collections , Organisational issues , Services , Innovative Methods , Methods , Special Libraries


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