Description: Innovative Practices for Archives and Special by Kate Theimer

By Kate Theimer

Description: cutting edge Practices for records and distinctive Collections explores how files of alternative sizes and kinds can improve the accessibility in their holdings. The e-book makes use of 11 case experiences to illustrate leading edge rules which may be transferred into many different settings.

Case experiences cover

  1. Crowdsourcing the outline of Collections
  2. Early reports with enforcing EAC-CPF
  3. Conducting a complete Survey to bare a Hidden Repository
  4. Getting a various Backlog of Legacy discovering Aids on-line
  5. A Collaborative Standards-Based method of growing Item-Level Metadata for Digitized Archival Materials
  6. Creating rules and systems for obligatory association and outline by means of documents Creators
  7. Collaboration in Cataloging: Sourcing wisdom from close to and much for a hard Collection
  8. Using LibGuides to Rescue Paper Ephemera from the Bibliographic Underbrush
  9. Describing documents, humans, agencies and services: The Empowering the User Project’s versatile Archival Catalogue
  10. Integrating Born-Digital fabrics into usual Workflows
  11. Describing unmarried goods for Discovery and Access


These winning and leading edge practices may also help archivists and specific collections librarians larger describe their collections for you to be effectively accessed and clients can find the fitting materials.


Readers can use those as versions, resources of idea, or beginning issues for brand spanking new discussions. the amount should be priceless to these operating in files and distinct collections in addition to different cultural background corporations, and offers principles starting from those who require long term making plans and coordination to ones which may be instantly applied. It additionally presents scholars and educators in documents, library, and public background graduate courses a source for figuring out the range of how fabrics are being defined within the box this present day and the categories of concepts archivists are utilizing to make sure collections are available by way of the folks who are looking to use them.

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