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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.
 
* [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.
 
* [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]).
 
* [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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Revision as of 15:17, 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

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

Volunteers and Staff

Table of Contents

Celebrating Success

Table of Contents

Ethics of Hiring

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.