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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 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 an archival collection. The following resources are intended to educate and assist archivists in creating description that is accurate, inclusive, and respectful of the people and communities that create, use, and are represented in archival collections.

Introductory Readings, General Guidance, and Self-Reflection