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=== Funding Sources and Grant Writing ===
 
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* [http://www.museumsoftware.com/grants.html Grant Opportunities] - A listing of available grants compiled by Past Perfect Museum Software.
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* [https://librarygrants.blogspot.com/ Library Grants blog] - A blog maintained by Stephanie Gerding and Pam MacKellar, authors of [http://www.alastore.ala.org/detail.aspx?ID=4039 Winning Grants: A How-To-Do-It Manual for Librarians with Multimedia Tutorials and Grant Development Tools]. Updated regularly with available opportunities.
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* [https://www.imls.gov/grants/available/museums-america IMLS Museums for America grant] - A grant program from the Institute of Museum and Library Services (IMLS) with the goal to "strengthen the ability of an individual museum to serve its public."
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* [http://www.connectingtocollections.org/funding-collections-care/ Connecting to Collections Care Funding for Collections Care] - A webinar recorded November 2010 presented by Debra Hess Norris and Lee Price. The webinar page also includes related books for additional resources.
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* [http://www.connectingtocollections.org/fundraising-for-collections-care/ Connecting to Collections Care Fundraising for Collections Care] - A webinar series recorded in 2013 with sessions on Fundamentals, Finding Support, Cultivating Donors and Members, Writing Proposals, and Creative Fundraising. The series page includes additional links to resources, slides, and sample documents.
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* [https://event.on24.com/eventRegistration/EventLobbyServlet?target=reg20.jsp&partnerref=LJWebbestmall150901&eventid=1033500&sessionid=1&key=5EF4833291C07A8F39B02944D8C40810&regTag=&sourcepage=register Funding & Fundraising for Small Libraries] - An on-demand downloadable webinar from the LibraryJournal series Best Practices from America's Best Small Libraries. Presented in 2015 by Mary Beth Stenger and Cheryl Clay (registration required). A review of the webinar is available from [http://www.lminfo.us/blog/funding-and-fundraising-for-small-public-libraries/ Didi Yunginger].
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* [http://www.okmuseums.org/sites/oma2/uploads/documents/Technical_Bulletins/Technical_Bulletin_46_-_Ten_Points_to_Increase_Your_Grant_Writing_Success.pdf Ten points to increase your grant writing success] - A one page technical bulletin by Cecil Carter from the Oklahoma Museums Association (January 2008).
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== Making the most of people: Recruitment, retention, and recognition ==
 
== Making the most of people: Recruitment, retention, and recognition ==
 
Additional information on the webinar can be found here.
 
Additional information on the webinar can be found here.

Revision as of 14:49, 5 December 2016

We understand that the six webinars included in the Strategies for Advancing Hidden Collections (SAHC) series only scratch the surface on the issues faced by those dealing with processing Hidden Collections. We hope that the resources assembled below will provide useful information to achieve your project processing goals, supplementing the content of the webinar series.

The below resources have been compiled by a group of experts in the GLAM (Gallery, Library, Archives, Museum) community. We have done our best to present a wide range of solutions and suggestions for a variety of collecting organizations.

Project Coordinator

Joy M. Banks, Consultant

Speakers

  • Angela Kipp, Collection Manager, TECHNOSEUM and Administrator, Registrar Trek
  • Rosemary Pleva Flynn, Principal Librarian, Library and Information Services Team Lead, Energy and Environmental Research Center (EERC) at the University of North Dakota
  • Sarah Leu, Project Archivist, Historical Society of Pennsylvania
  • Beth Knazook, Library Juice Academy and Queen's University
  • Jessica Bitely, Director of Preservation Services, Northeast Document Conservation Center (NEDCC)
  • Yvonne Ng, Senior Archivist, WITNESS
  • Ellen Ryan, Head of Special Collections and Archives and Assistant Professor, Idaho State University

Curriculum Committee

  • Stephanie Gaub Antequino, Memorabilia Archivist, Planet Hollywood International
  • Casey Davis, Project Manager, American Archive of Public Broadcasting
  • Tamar Evangelista-Dougherty, Consultant
  • Linda Hocking, Curator of Library and Archives, Litchfield Historical Society
  • Daniel Johnson, Digital Preservation Librarian, University of Iowa
  • Holly Mengel, Manuscripts Cataloging Librarian, University of Pennsylvania
  • Matthew Peek, Military Collections Archivist, State Archives of North Carolina
  • Kelly Revak, Processing Archivist, Library of Congress

If you have any suggestions for resources that would be appropriate additions the this resources library, please let us know.

Where to begin: Basics of project planning for GLAM organizations

The resources in this section will help lay the foundation for successful project planning and management.

Additional information on the webinar can be found here.

The webinar recording can be accessed here when available.

General

Table of Contents

Selecting the best collection management system

Note: Some of these resources may be dated but can still contain useful information. SEE ALSO Collection access: Describing, cataloging, and processing with the future in mind

For all institution types

For Museums

For Libraries

  • The Small Libraries Manager's Handbook, edited by Alice Graves. Includes several chapters on system selection.

For Archives

Table of Contents

Collection Prioritization & Assessment

Table of Contents

Workflow

Table of Contents

Project Management Tools

Table of Contents


Building resources and relationships: Determining what and who you need

The resources in this section will help guide project managers through the process of estimating project costs, communicating costs with others, and building relationships for support.

Additional information on the webinar can be found here.

The webinar recording can be accessed here when available.

General

Table of Contents

Buy-in from Board of Directors, Community, Volunteers

Table of Contents

Calculating processing time, staff time, and estimating supply costs

Table of Contents

Communicating to people who need to approve the project

Table of Contents

Funding Sources and Grant Writing

Table of Contents

Making the most of people: Recruitment, retention, and recognition

Additional information on the webinar can be found here.

The webinar recording can be accessed here when available.

Collection access: Describing, cataloging, and processing with the future in mind

Additional information on the webinar can be found here.

The webinar recording can be accessed here when available.

Overcoming project hurdles: Approaches to identifying and managing collection red flags

Additional information on the webinar can be found here.

The webinar recording can be accessed here when available.

Closing the loop: Project assessment and leveraging goals for future planning

Additional information on the webinar can be found here.

The webinar recording can be accessed here when available.