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Access Points

Access Points: This is the location at which a user or researcher interacts with an oral history interview. There can be dozens of access points. They may include various fields of metadata at the collection, series, or interview levels but also denote access to digital surrogates themselves and accompanying indexes or transcripts. Access points can also refer to the tools housing the metadata such as an online finding aid or catalog or a repository that houses the digital surrogates. [ Archive Glossary ]

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