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Title Appraisal and acquisition : innovative practices for archives and special collections / [edited by] Kate Theimer
Published Lanham : Rowman and Littlefield, [2015]

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Description 1 online resource (xii, 185 pages)
Series Innovative practices for archives and special collections ; no. 5
Innovative practices for archives and special collections ; no. 5.
Contents "No fame required": collaboration, community, and the Georgia LGBTQ Archives Project / Morna Gerrard, Georgia State University -- Placed out: providing a home for the records of the Children's Aid Society and the orphan trains / Maurita Baldock, New-York Historical Society -- "I really can't wait to archive this exchange": exploring processing as appraisal in the Tim Kaine eMail Project / Benjamin S. Bromley, Roger Christman, and Susan Gray Eakin Page, Library of Virginia -- Hardware for softpoems: appraisal and acquisition of vintage computer equipment / Will Hansen and Matthew Farrell, Duke University -- From projects to policy: the evolution of a systematic reappraisal program / Tina Lloyd, Library and Archives Canada -- Terabytes from far-off lands: acquiring records of the Ford Foundation International Fellowships Program / Jane Gorjevsky and Dina Sokolova, Columbia University -- So much to do, so little time: prioritizing to acquire significant university records / Laura Uglean Jackson, University of Wyoming -- The Studio Theatre Archives: staging an embedded appraisal / Leahkim A. Gannett, Vincent J. Novara, Kelly J. Smith, and Mary Crauderueff, University of Maryland -- Making the bulb want to change: implementing an active electronic records appraisal and acquisition program / Brad Houston, University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee -- Weaving the web of influence: maximizing archival appraisal and acquisition through the use of "spider advocates" / Shelley Sweeney, University of Manitoba -- Reappraisal and deaccessioning: building for the future by removing some of the past / James Gerencser, Dickinson College -- Tap into history: the birth of the Oregon Hops and Brewing Archives / Tiah Edmunson-Morton, Oregon State University
Summary Appraisal and Acquisition: Innovative Practices for Archives and Special Collections explores how archivists and special collections librarians in organizations of different sizes and types have approached the challenges of collection, as well as exploring opportunities to acquire new kinds of materials and conduct thoughtful reappraisal
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
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Subject Appraisal of archival materials.
Archives -- Acquisitions.
Libraries -- Special collections.
acquisition (collections management)
LANGUAGE ARTS & DISCIPLINES -- Library & Information Science -- General.
Appraisal of archival materials
Archives -- Acquisitions
Libraries -- Special collections
Archiv
Form Electronic book
Author Theimer, Kate, 1966- editor.
LC no. 2021676924
ISBN 9781442238558
1442238550