Archives preserve often irreplaceable records of cultural or historical value. What's lost when they aren't given the resources they need?
It may be that the thought of reading about pandemics sounds like too much too soon, but this reader is here to say pandemic diaries are important.
Citizen science is mainstream now. If you're interested in poring over old documents, there are still plenty of ways to get involved. Here are 4 intriguing citizen science projects for readers, from the "people powered research" site Zooniverse.
A literary tour through some of the libraries that host music and other audio collections that rock.
Books for those who can't stop reading about museums and archives.