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More about Management: Innovative Practices for Archives and Special Collections

You can order Management: Innovative Practices for Archives and Special Collections from the Rowman & Littlefield site (and save 20% by using the promotional code 7S14ARCH). The Table of Contents is available there, and you can also read the pre-publication reviews from Michael Kurtz … Continue reading

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More about Description: Innovative Practices for Archives and Special Collections

You can order Description: Innovative Practices for Archives and Special Collections from the Rowman & Littlefield site (and save 20% by using the promotional code 7S14ARCH). The Table of Contents is available there, and you can also read the pre-publication reviews from Kathleen Roe … Continue reading

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More about Outreach: Innovative Practices for Archives and Special Collections

You can order Outreach: Innovative Practices for Archives and Special Collections from the Rowman & Littlefield site (and save 20% by using the promotional code 7S14ARCH). The Table of Contents is available there, and you can also read the pre-publication reviews from Larry Hackman … Continue reading

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Help a librarian/archivist raise money to help elephants

Posted on behalf of Jessica Fisher. As my Twitter and Facebook friends know, I am always happy to help anyone who is trying to help animals. Go, Jessica! I am a Librarian/Archivist in NYC and I recently signed on to … Continue reading

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Assistance, please: sources in archives and special collections literature?

I’ve got a project in the offing for which I need to conduct some comprehensive literature reviews. I think I’m familiar with the journals that cover archives, but I am less confident about the sources for special collections. I also, … Continue reading

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Call for case study proposals on innovative practices in description and management in archives and special collections

As I announced earlier in the call for case studies on outreach and reference, I have signed on to edit a series of books for Scarecrow Press highlighting innovative practices in archives. Now, I’m collecting proposals for case studies for the volumes … Continue reading

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Get in touch with me today if you want to propose a case study for outreach or reference book

Today is the deadline to get your proposals in if you have a case study you’d like considered for inclusion in either the book on outreach or reference in archives and special collections (full info here and here). I said … Continue reading

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What do I mean by “reference”?

Thanks to the many people who have already sent in case study proposals or questions in response to the call for proposals for books on innovative best practices in outreach and reference in archives and special collections. However, I’m concerned … Continue reading

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Two days left.

I can’t imagine anyone who wants to apply for a Spontaneous Scholarship or donate to help others hasn’t done it already, but just in case you are a chronic procrastinator, you really need to do it now. As I’ve said, … Continue reading

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Want to help create a U.S. chapter of Archivists Without Borders?

You’ve probably already seen this on an email listserv, but just in case: Apology for Cross Posting Dear colleagues: We are drafting a proposal to form a U.S. chapter of Archivists Without Borders and would like to invite you to … Continue reading

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