Introduction to Collections Search Center and Sova


In this video, Caitlin Haynes, Reference Archivist at the Smithsonian Institutions's National Anthropological Archives, provides an overview of the two main online databases used at the Smithsonian Institution for finding materials: the Collections Search Center and SOVA (Smithsonian Online Virtual Archive). This video supplements the session, "Finding Indigenous-Related Collections in the Smithsonian's National Museum of Natural History and National Museum of the American Indian, and the Library of Congress" given at the 2017 ATALM annual conference held in Santa Ana Pueblo, New Mexico, on October 10-13, 2017.