Michigan State University

Research Initiatives

The University Archives & Historical Collections (UAHC) initiates and participates in research projects that further knowledge in the the archives and records management professions.

MSU Libraries Summer Research Grants

Visit the information page to learn about this joint program with MSU Special Collections. (Note: text may not yet reflect our involvement in the program.)

Digital Curation Planning Project

In collaboration with MSU Libraries and MATRIX: The Center for Digital Humanities & Social Sciences, UAHC engaged in the exploration and evaluation of digital content and curation practices at Michigan State to develop campus-wide digital curation guidelines.  The project was active from 2009 to 2011.

Learn more about the Digital Curation Planning Project

Spartan Archive Project

In June 2014, UAHC completed an electronic records archive development project funded by the National Historical Publications and Records Commission (NHPRC).

Learn more about the Spartan Archive Project.