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Author Purcell, Aaron D
Title Academic Archives : Managing the Next Generation of College and University Archives, Records, and Special Collections
Imprint Chicago : American Library Association, 2012
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Descript 1 online resource (281 pages)
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Note Intro -- Title Page -- Copyright Page -- Contents -- List of Figures -- Preface -- Acknowledgments -- Part I: Archives and the Academic Environment -- 1. The Path to Academic Archives -- Introduction -- Defining Academic Archives -- Preparing for Archival Work in the Academic Environment -- A Snapshot of A*CENSUS -- Generational Waves -- Pressing Trends for Today's Archivists -- First Steps to a Career in Academic Archives -- Archivists United -- Expectations and Opportunities for Academic Archivists -- Continuing Education and Training -- Evaluation and Performance -- Developing a Research Agenda and Producing Scholarship -- Service to the Profession, the Institution, and the Community -- Conclusion -- References -- 2. The Mission of College and University Libraries and Academic Archives -- Introduction -- Modern Academic Libraries -- Generations of Users and Librarians -- Identifying and Surveying Success -- The Quest for Better Spaces -- Academic Libraries and the Campus -- Maintaining and Building Collections -- The Challenge of Support -- Technology and the Role of the Campus Library -- Web 2.0 and Social Media -- Competing and Collaborating with Google -- Scholarly Communication and Open Access -- Digitization and Other Collaborative Projects -- Librarians as Digital Curators -- Conclusion -- References -- 3. Special Collections and Academic Archives -- Introduction -- Special Collections and the Campus Library -- A Brief History of Special Collections -- The Structure of Today's Special Collections -- The Spaces of Today's Special Collections -- The Collections of Special Collections -- Manuscript Collections -- Institutional Archives -- Printed Pieces -- Other Collections -- Sudden Interest in Special Collections -- The "Hidden Collections" Initiative -- The Next Generation -- Future Directions for Special Collections -- Conclusion
References -- Part II: Building and Updating an Academic Archives Program -- 4. Mission and Vision Building for Academic Archives -- Introduction -- Launching an Academic Archives Program -- What Is the Origin of Academic Archives? -- The Mission Statement -- Conducting a Survey -- Opening the Archives -- Charting a Vision for Academic Archives -- What Is the Origin of Visionary Leaders? -- Developing the Vision -- Making the Vision Tangible -- Maintaining and Adapting the Vision -- Academic Archivists' Role in the Mission and Vision -- Leaders Not Managers -- Leading Archives and Leading Archivists -- Conclusion -- References -- 5. Records Management and Academic Archives -- Introduction -- The Principles of Records Management -- Terms and Purposes -- The Life of a Record -- The Role of the Records Manager -- Challenges and Opportunities for Records Management -- Records Management in an Academic Setting -- Background and Development -- Electronic Records on Campus -- Starting or Restarting a Campus Records Management Program -- Founding Principles and Resources -- Common Structures for Campus Records Programs -- Surveying the Academic Landscape -- Developing Records Groups, Surveys, and Schedules -- Indications of a Successful Campus Records Program -- Conclusion -- References -- 6. Collection Development for Academic Archives -- Introduction -- Principles of Collection Development for Academic Archives -- Collections and the Mission and Vision -- Researchers of Today and Tomorrow -- Access, Use, and Limitations of Collections -- Donor Obligations -- Creating a Collection Development Policy for Academic Archives -- Collections Survey -- Identifying Strengths, Constituents, and Resources -- Clarifying a Policy -- Working with Collection Advisory Boards -- Collection Strategies for Academic Archives -- Documenting Campus Activities
Documenting Other Areas -- Oral Histories -- Sources of Collections for Academic Archives -- Donors and Donations -- Purchasing from Dealers, Auctions, and Private Individuals -- Materials from Other Archives -- Conclusion -- References -- 7. Acquiring, Processing, and Managing Collections in Academic Archives -- Introduction -- Acquiring and Accessioning Collections in Academic Archives -- Principles of Acquisitions -- The Acquisitions Process -- Accessioning Collections -- Processing Collections in Academic Archives -- Processing Principles -- Processing Practices -- Training and Processing -- Preserving While Processing -- Creating Finding Aids -- Collection Management for Academic Archives -- Spaces for Archival Collections -- Designing and Monitoring Collection Spaces -- Locating and Tracking Collections -- Disaster and Emergency Planning -- Conclusion -- References -- 8. Public and Research Services in Academic Archives -- Introduction -- Research Services in Academic Archives -- Redefining Reference -- Classroom Instruction -- Online Projects and Virtual Interaction -- The Reading Room and the Setting for Research -- The Research Process -- Rules and Expectations of Conducting Research -- Copies, Reproduction, and Scanning -- Copyright and Permissions -- Completing a Research Visit -- The Virtual Reading Room -- Analyzing the Research Process -- Exhibits and Public Events in the Reading Room -- Outreach and Advocacy -- Conclusion -- References -- 9. Digital Frontiers and Electronic Challenges for Academic Archives -- Introduction -- Electronic Records -- Definitions and Concepts -- A Management Plan for Electronic Records -- Digital Projects and Academic Archives -- Planning a Digital Project -- Producing and Delivering Digital Content -- Special Funded and Multi-institutional Digital Projects -- Promoting and Evaluating Digital Collections
Long-Term Access to Digital Content -- Conclusion -- References -- Part III: The Future of Academic Archives -- 10. Emerging Trends and the Horizon for Academic Archives -- Introduction -- Past Guidance -- Guidance for the Future -- Archival Values -- The Uniqueness Factor -- Preparation for Academic Archives -- The Archives and the Academic Library -- Academic Archivists as Library Leaders -- Academic Archivists as Fundraisers -- Academic Archivists and the Academic Environment -- Academic Archivists and the Profession -- Academic Archivists as Innovators -- Conclusion -- References -- Index -- About the Author
Academic Archives is designed to appeal to archivists of all ranks and experience, archivists working both inside and outside of academic libraries, archivists in training, other information professionals, library directors, and members of the academic community
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Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, Michigan : ProQuest Ebook Central, 2020. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest Ebook Central affiliated libraries
Link Print version: Purcell, Aaron D. Academic Archives : Managing the Next Generation of College and University Archives, Records, and Special Collections Chicago : American Library Association,c2012 9781555707699
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