Libraryland quiz: does anyone use the phrase "Finding Aid" in any context other than Archives these days?

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rtennant
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What is your alternative term for it? Maybe collection description?

3 years ago from Sonoma, CA  
ThatAndromeda
3,358 followers
Am pretty sure I have used it as the basis for a pun.

3 years ago from Somerville, MA  
librarycourtney
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only if I'm referring to funding for tuition and books.

3 years ago from Pittsburgh  
jenica26
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please tell me no one says yes.

3 years ago from Potsdam, NY  
candyschwartz
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Finding Aid -OCLC has a whole tab for them in Connexion, or did last time I looked.

3 years ago from Boston, MA, USA  
heidisteiner
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Only use when teaching about finding primary sources via archives. Though I do like the punny response from @librarycourtney.

3 years ago from Vermont  
ellbeecee
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Not that I've ever heard.

3 years ago from Atlanta  
ElaineLibrarian
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f4 online "finding aids" we just use "guides" now, & u can guess what we use cuz of course our url is http://t.co/hnkNB59z

http://libguides.library.albany.edu
3 years ago from Albany, NY