Transforming the Crazy Quilt: Archival Displays from a User's Point of View

  • Wendy Duff
  • Penka Stoyanova

Author Biographies

Wendy Duff
Wendy Duff is an assistant professor at the University of Toronto, Faculty of Information Studies. She received her PhD from the University of Pittsburgh. While doing her doctoral work she was the project coordinator for the University of Pittsburgh Electronic Recordkeeping Project. She has written numerous articles on various aspects of archival description, electronic records, and access to archival material. She is presently co-investigator for a usage analysis study for a Digitization and Access Project funded by the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation. A goal of the project is to study use patterns of a digital collection model compared to a print or fiche model. She is chair of the Canadian Committee on Archival Description, a member of the Encoded Archival Description Working Group, and was a member of International Archival Description Adhoc Commission on Descriptive Standards. Her primary research interests are metadata, user studies, archival description, and electronic records.
Penka Stoyanova
Penka Stoyanova graduated with a Master of Information Studies degree in October 1998 from the Faculty of Information Studies, University of Toronto, and also holds a Bachelor of Chemical Engineering degree from the Higher Institute of Chemical Technology, Sofia, Bulgaria. She is presently working at the Credit Valley Hospital Library, Mississauga, Ontario. She has also worked as a Research Assistant on various research projects at the Faculty of Information Studies, University of Toronto. Before coming to Canada, she worked as a special librarian for the printing industry in Bulgaria.
How to Cite
Duff, Wendy, and Penka Stoyanova. 1998. “Transforming the Crazy Quilt: Archival Displays from a User’s Point of View”. Archivaria 45 (January), 44-79.

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