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=== Teens and Student Workers ===
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* [https://olcsmalllibraries.wordpress.com/2010/04/02/no-budget-no-time-no-problem/ No Budget? No Time? No Problem!] - Blog post from the Ohio Library Council by RoseMary Honnold discussing how community teens can be engaged in the work of collections.
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* [http://nlcblogs.nebraska.gov/bigtalk/previous-conferences/2016-presentations/to-the-big-stage-on-a-small-budget-from-special-collections-to-archive-2-0/ To the Big Stage on a Small Budget: From Special Collections to Archive 2.0] - A presentation by Julie Pinnell for the 2016 Big Talk From Small Libraries [http://nlcblogs.nebraska.gov/bigtalk/ online conference] discussing the use of Doane College students to process the college archive.
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* [http://newprairiepress.org/culsproceedings/vol1/iss1/8/ Archival Internships: Creating Real World Learning Beyond the Classroom] - An article from the College & University Libraries Section (CULS) of the Kansas Library Association by Lorraine Madway (CULS Proceedings, Vol. 1, 2011, no. 1). Presents findings from the internship program at Wichita State University Libraries and offers practical advice for establishing an internship program.
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* [http://cupola.gettysburg.edu/librarypubs/53/ Undergraduate Library Internships and Professional Success] - A downloadable pdf poster by staff at Gettysburg College reporting on the impact undergraduate library internships had on the development of student career goals.
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* [http://www.nyarc.org/content/training-future-librarians-and-enhancing-digital-and-print-collections-m-lead-ii-comes Training Future Librarians and Enhancing Digital and Print Collections: M-LEAD II Comes to a Successful End] - A 2015 report by Kim Loconto on the [https://www.imls.gov/ IMLS] funded Museum Library Education and Digitization [M-LEAD] grant which allowed interns to gain a wide range of experiences with practical, hands-on projects.
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* [http://www.businessnewsdaily.com/8394-create-internship-program.html Creating a Successful (and Legal) Internship Program] - A 2015 article from Business News Daily by Nicole Fallon Taylor. A basic overview for creating an internship program that will be beneficial to the intern, productive for the organization, and meet current employment laws.
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* [http://www2.archivists.org/standards/best-practices-for-internships-as-a-component-of-graduate-archival-education Best Practices for Internships as Components of Graduate Archival Education] - A downloadable best practices guide from the Society of American Archivists ([http://www2.archivists.org/ SAA]).
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== Collection access: Describing, cataloging, and processing with the future in mind ==
 
== Collection access: Describing, cataloging, and processing with the future in mind ==

Revision as of 15:15, 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

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Collection Prioritization & Assessment

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Workflow

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Project Management Tools

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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

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Calculating processing time, staff time, and estimating supply costs

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Communicating to people who need to approve the project

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Funding Sources and Grant Writing

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

The resources in this section consider how volunteers, interns, and staff fit into the project picture.

Additional information on the webinar can be found here.

The webinar recording can be accessed here when available.

Teens and Student Workers

Table of Contents

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.