Recommended Web Resources: Freely Available Digital Collections Of Presidential Documents
The February 2018 issue (Vol. 79 No.2) issue of C&RL News includes an annotated collection of “freely available digital collections of presidential documents.”
Seton Hall University
This article highlights the breadth of freely available digital collections of presidential documents. These repositories are excellent resources for presidential, political science, history, and foreign relations research. From the resources listed in this article, librarians can choose multiple starting points for student and faculty research inquiries for primary and secondary sources that include handwritten documents by the founding fathers, interview transcriptions, digitized documents, and photographs, to name a few. This article does not contain public opinion, election, or media content sources, which are an important component of presidential research.
Resources are Organized into the Following Categories:
- U.S. Government Resources
- Academic/Private Sources
- Foreign Relations/Declassified Documents
About Gary Price
Gary Price (firstname.lastname@example.org) is a librarian, writer, consultant, and frequent conference speaker based in the Washington D.C. metro area. He earned his MLIS degree from Wayne State University in Detroit. Price has won several awards including the SLA Innovations in Technology Award and Alumnus of the Year from the Wayne St. University Library and Information Science Program. From 2006-2009 he was Director of Online Information Services at Ask.com.