Permanence in an Ephemeral Collection: The History and Future of the Pamphlet Collection at Humboldt State University Library

Is a vertical file of newspaper clippings and ephemera still relevant in the digital age? This poster describes the changing nature of vertical files, pamphlets, and other ephemeral collections in the 21st century using the Humboldt State University Library Pamphlet Collection as a case study. The poster also considers how archivists and librarians continue to encourage student and researcher participation with ephemeral materials, whether paper or digital.