Have ready access to the institution’s permanent record.
Connect with the institution by learning about its history and placing themselves within that context and use the archives for research theses and dissertations.
Use the archives for research and as a source of curricular materials.
May access and use resources that help maintain personal connections with their alma mater. The archives and special collections is also important as a physical space which provides historical continuity, to which they can return at any time to experience the past.
May access and use resources that demonstrate the value of the institution to the broader community.