Collections Australia Network (CAN) is a public gateway to collecting institutions across Australia. CAN is currently involved in an open federated search project – the aim is to provide a single (or federated) search of the record collections of its partners which include libraries, galleries, museums and archives all across Australia.
Christine Yeats, Manager of Public Access at State Records NSW, was recently interviewed by CAN. She spoke about collection searching on CAN as a way of bringing documents and archives to life when alongside objects from other institutions.
Read more on the CAN Outreach blog – it includes a transcript of the YouTube video below, very handy if you can’t access YouTube from work.
- See other related videos on the collectionsaustralia YouTube Channel
Christine Yeats will be a regular contributor to the Archives Ouside blog. She manages the Public Access program at State Records NSW, providing direction for its principal streams of activity – the reading room services, research, outreach and other public activities and initiatives. Christine is also Treasurer of the History Council; Convenor of the ASA Reference, Access and Public Programs Special Interest Group; President of the Randwick and District Historical Society; a member of the Sydney Joint Committee of the Australia Women’s Archives Project and the Professional Historians Association.