I saw a Facebook (FB) post from the Photo Detective about a photo archive (which of course makes sense). Well, when I visited the photo archive, I then “bumped up” a level to the main page where the photo archive was housed and the image above is what was revealed to me.
So, what started as a link to Virginia Military Institute (VMI) cadet images lead me to this wonderful online archive which is not just about VMI and about historical figures and military history.
All it took was a moment to “see” what else might be available ... and see what I found.
Are you doing this whenever you click a link? Are you checking to see what else might be available as part of that institutions online archive?
Please take a moment when you visit any online archive to see if it’s part of a bigger online archive.
Have you stumbled across a really neat online archive in an unexpected place? If so, please do share! I know that there are a
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15 June 2015
Many many libraries, archives, institutions and other entities have an online presence! Are you taking advantage?
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