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Resources for Creating Inclusive and Conscious Archival Description

This guide provides information and learning resources for writing inclusive and conscious archival description.

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This guide provides information and learning resources for writing inclusive and conscious archival description. Archival description, usually in the form of a finding aid, is written by archivists to describe the arrangement and contents of a given archival collection. The following resources are intended to educate and create a foundation for accurate, inclusive, and conscious description that is free from harmful language.

Introductory Readings, General Guidance, and Self-Reflection