Tuesday, February 10, 2015

AtoM@DO, an online database of archival holdings, including documents, photographs, and digital objects, at the Dumbarton Oaks Research Library and Collection

AtoM@DO, an online database of archival holdings, including documents, photographs, and digital objects, at the Dumbarton Oaks Research Library and Collection
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Welcome to AtoM@DO, an online database of archival holdings, including documents, photographs, and digital objects, at the Dumbarton Oaks Research Library and Collection.

AtoM@DO represents three archival repositories at Dumbarton Oaks: Image Collections and Fieldwork Archives (ICFA), Dumbarton Oaks Archives (DOA), and the Dumbarton Oaks Library Rare Book Collection (RBC).
AtoM@DO is an online database that brings together the archival collections of the Image Collections and Fieldwork Archives (ICFA) and the Dumbarton Oaks Archives (DOA), enabling discovery of related materials across the institution. These are frequently asked questions about using the database (http://atom.doaks.org).

Frequently Asked Questions

For additional questions or feedback, contact ICFA staff at .

VIEWING COLLECTIONS

1. What is a collection?
2. Where can I find descriptions of each collection?
3. How do I view the files within a collection?
4. What are Related Units of Description?
5. Where can I find information about how to access a collection and if there are any restrictions?
6. How do I cite material from a collection?

SEARCHING AND BROWSING

7. How do I search the database?
8. What is included in my search results?
9. How do I browse by access points?
10. How do I search or browse collections within a Department?
11. How do I browse Digital Objects?
12. How does the Advanced Search work?
13. Do I have to include accent marks and other diacritics in my search terms?

PRINTING AND EXPORTING

14. How do I print a list of the files in a collection?
15. What are the Export links for on each record?

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