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Testing, testing

This is a test. I’m trying out the polling options that I hope we’ll be using for the Cats & Dogs From the Archives contest that will launch this weekend. If you see this, please take a look at the … Continue reading

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What’s next? A slight hitch in the proceedings

I’m somewhat torn about writing this update, but since I advocate transparency for others, I feel as if I should follow my own advice. A while back I announced that I’d be kicking off a new project (well, actually two), … Continue reading

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What’s next?

I’ve been contemplating a change for quite a while now, and hinting at it for some time, but I think it’s time to put out there what I’ve got in mind for my next project. I enjoyed all the work … Continue reading

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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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