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Center for Archival Research and Training (CART)

Learn more about this graduate fellowship program and apply for a position.

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About the Center for Archival Research and Training

Our Mission

In cultivating impactful learning experiences, CART develops students' archival research skills to support their career success, and increases access to unique Library resources.


Our Vision

UC Santa Cruz students are confident in critically engaging with primary source materials throughout their careers.


About Us

The Elisabeth Remak-Honnef Center for Archival Research and Training (CART) integrates primary source materials more fully into the teaching and research mission of the university by providing hands-on experience for graduate students, while enhancing access to archival collections for all. 


Students in the Center for Archival Research and Training:

  • gain practical, paid experience in a library and archives setting
  • learn about the field of archival studies through foundational and contemporary theory and practice
  • help make archival collections available to researchers
  • enhance their own skills in conducting primary source research
  • curate an exhibit showcasing archival materials
  • learn about digital humanities methods and tools in the Library's Center for Digital Scholarship
  • present their work at the annual Graduate Research Symposium during Spring quarter


To learn about current and past CART Fellowship projects, click on the Projects tab at left.



Impact Report

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The 2022 CART Impact Report shows recent archival processing, exhibition, and digital projects by the graduate student fellows in the Center for Archival Research and Training, and the program's continued impact since its founding in 2014.

Download the full PDF at the link listed below, or by clicking the image at left.