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Question for the "real" librarians, archivists and other Glam folks out there: does "finding aid" have a special, generally accepted meaning, or some historical usage that leads to assumptions about what is and isn't a finding aid? Or is it literally just anything other than the main catalogue that helps you find stuff?

Still not really au fait with masto social conventions. Do I need to explicitly state that boosts are ok/encouraged?

@petrichor you don't *have* to but some people appreciate the heads up.

@petrichor it's a bit of both. I recently saw this historical analysis come out and haven't read it yet but it looks good scholarsarchive.library.albany

@petrichor there's also probably some variation in what finding aid means across countries, kind of like with "calendar"

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