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Category Archives: Organizational change
Innovative Practices in Archives & Special Collections: Management – Table of Contents now available
As many of you may know, I’m editing a series of books on “Innovative Practices in Archives & Special Collections” for Rowman & Littlefield. The first four books are scheduled to be available this May, and I’m pleased to be … Continue reading
On Sunday I was very fortunate to be part of a panel at a Computers in Libraries workshop on change. I’ll be incorporating some of the wisdom of the other speakers into future blog posts, but today I want to … Continue reading
Social media and digital technology is no longer news; it’s part of the way we live our lives, how we communicate, how business is conducted. Kids use technology to learn in school, to get their entertainment, to compete in the … Continue reading
I think the title says it all. Actually, that’s not true. You should also speak up if you disagree with what is being defined as “socially responsible” or you think this shouldn’t be an important issue. There is a new … Continue reading
There’s has been some discussion on the SAA SNAP discussion list about the topic I threw open on a previous blog post: what should SAA’s updated strategic priorities be? I want to follow up on that in this forum and throw … Continue reading
Someone asked in regard to yesterday’s post what I would want to spend the money on if there were to be cost savings available from a change in how Archival Outlook is distributed. Without having given it extensive thought, my … Continue reading
I am currently serving on SAA’s Nominating Committee, which means I am part of the group that selects who will run for elected office in SAA next year. Part of this process involves talking with potential candidates about the role … Continue reading
I’ve been behind in posting information related to the ongoing situation for archives in Canada, but I hope to have some guest blog posts up for you in the next few days. In the meantime, after watching a firestorm of … Continue reading
Monday, September 26 is the deadline for volunteering to serve on the SAA Annual Meeting Task Force. Here’s the official information from SAA: http://www2.archivists.org/news/2011/volunteers-sought-for-annual-meeting-task-force. The results this group can achieve depend entirely on the creativity and energy of the people … Continue reading
In case you missed it, I’ve taken all my musings about how I think Archives 2.0 should be defined and put them into a proper, formal, peer-reviewed article in the American Archivist. “What is the Meaning of Archives 2.0?” is … Continue reading