Circling Back: The Impact of Digitization on Primary Source Literacy

Digitization has changed how students access primary sources and the problems they encounter.

In case you haven’t heard, Choice’s Authority File podcast won Best B2B Podcast at the Publisher Podcast Awards! To celebrate, we wanted to share an excellent episode from The Authority File podcast on the impact of primary source digitization on research practices. Digitization has not been an even and flawless process, and many young scholars stumble when accessing documents with faulty text-recognition data or moving between related documents. Dr. Rebecca Crites of Warwick University and Felix Barnes of Adam Matthew Digital delve into digitization’s impact on primary source research, digital literacy, and accessibility. Their conversation is well worth the listen!

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About the guests

Dr. Rebecca Crites, Research Fellow, University of Warwick

Felix Barnes, Editor, Adam Matthew Digital

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