Category Archives: Surveys

Survey: Archives & preservation of social media

If you are an archivist or special collections librarian, please take a few minutes and complete this survey, which part of an academic study by a postgraduate student at the University of Dundee: https://www.surveymonkey.com/s/socialmediasurveyforarchivists.   It is designed to establish to what … Continue reading

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Now available: Job search experiences and career satisfaction among recent archives program graduates

After posting so many links to surveys, it’s nice to be able to follow up and announce when people have survey results to share. This comes from Rebecca Goldman (aka DerangeDescribe): Last year, Shannon Lausch and I conducted a survey … Continue reading

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Your input needed for survey on job satisfaction in archives

Again I’m helping promote a survey, so please take a few minutes and help Jack. I look forward to seeing his findings. I am writing an article for eventual publication on management practices and employee satisfaction in the workplace, and … Continue reading

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Please participate in survey on user-created descriptive metadata in archives

You may have also seen this on the A&A listserv but I’m very interested in this topic so I want to give Matt all the help he can get. Please note, as he says below: “If your institution does not … Continue reading

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Survey for grads of US-based masters programs about attitudes toward users (needs more archivist responses!)

A request from Steve Ammidown (@stegan on Twitter): Hi- I’m doing a quick, informal, unscientific survey of people who attended US based masters programs in library science or associated fields. I write for the blog Hack Library School, and this survey … Continue reading

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Today’s the last day for two things

First, today is the last day for SAA members to volunteer to serve on the new Communications Task Force. A significant part of this group’s work will be looking at how SAA uses social media so if you consider yourself knowledgeable in … Continue reading

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What tools are essential for you?

One of the things that’s got me distracted lately is that I’m preparing to teach an online class about archives/records management and “Web 2.0″ issues. You might think I would be very confident about this, but I am conscious that … Continue reading

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Annoucements: Survey for reference, access or outreach archivists & opportunity for Mid-Atlantic archivists to win $$$

I’ve been asked to pass along two announcements: Did you create a web site or virtual exhibit that promotes the use of archives this year? If you work in the mid-Atlantic region you could be awarded $250 just for doing … Continue reading

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Survey: Jewish history, archives/libraries and Web 2.0 technologies

Posted on behalf of Amalia Levi, a graduate research assistant at the College of Information Studies, University of Maryland. Please complete the survey if it’s appropriate for you and pass along this information to others who might be interested. The … Continue reading

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Poll results: A lot of support for institutional use of social media

Following up on the poll question I asked on Sunday, it turns out a lot of you who use social media on behalf of your institution get fairly good support for it. The poll asked the question “When do you … Continue reading

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