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Teaching with Primary Sources at UW : Our Services

A resource for incorporating historical primary sources into teaching.

Menu of Options

We can...

  • Teach synchronously or asynchronously on:
    • Introduction to special collections and/or archives
    • How to use finding aids, UW Digital Collections, and more
    • How collections are built, including archival silences, biases, and gaps
  • Provide resources such as:
    • Digitized sources geared towards your class
    • Tutorial videos or modules
    • Research guides
  • Collaborate on creating:
    • Digital or physical exhibitions project
    • Primary source-based assignment
    • Active learning sessions that align with your course objectives


Have another idea? Not sure what will work? Contact us! We'd love to start a conversation.

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This page lists an array of options for how you may incorporate primary source resources and instruction into your course. Have an idea you don't see hear? Interested but not sure what will work for your class? Get in touch! We're glad to have a conversation with you.

Contact Us
Ebling Library: Michaela Sullivan-Foster

UW Archives: Katie Nash

UW Special Collections: Lisa Wettleson

Wisconsin Historical Society: Cynthia Bachhuber