Teaching with digital archives means showing students how to critically examine material. Digital collections can be used as a springboard for engaging students with a plethora of questions that can lead to fundamental discussions about knowledge production.
Author: Amalia S. Levi
Archivist and cultural heritage professional. She holds a Master's in Library Sciences (concentration: Archives) and an M.A. in History (concentration: Jewish Studies), both from the University of Maryland; an M.A. in Museum Studies from Yildiz University in Istanbul, Turkey; and a B.A. in Archaeology and History of Art from the University of Athens, Greece. Research interests: historical scholarship on marginalized populations; displaced archives and dispersed collections; Jewish history; Linked Data; digital humanities.