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Research Library Issues, no. 267 (Dec. 2009): Special Issue on Distinctive Collections

RLI issue 267 includes:

  • Introduction: A Special Issue on Distinctive Collections
  • Special Collections at the Cusp of the Digital Age: A Credo
  • Moving Special Collections Forward in an Age of Discovery: Themes from the ARL-CNI Forum
  • The Collaborative Imperative: Special Collections in the Digital Age
  • The Changing Role of Special Collections in Scholarly Communications
 
 

SPEC Kit 314: Processing Decisions for Manuscripts & Archives (November 2009)

SPEC Kit 314 examines the current policies and practices for processing manuscript and archival collections in Special Collections. It is organized around four general areas: personnel, job responsibilities and training; processing policies, procedures, and priorities; impacts on processing decisions; and management tools. It includes documentation from respondents in the form of processing policies and procedures, processing worksheets, statistics, and job descriptions.

This publication is available for purchase in both online and print versions. Download the spec-kit-purchase-options-2013.pdf  for complete pricing and purchase options information.

Link to the online SPEC Kit 314 on the ARL Digital Publications website.

 
     

Fall Forum 2009: MetaArchive Cooperative: A Collaborative Model for Digital Preservation

Presentation at the 2009 ARL/CNI Fall Forum, "An Age of Discovery: Distinctive Collections in the Digital Age."

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Fall Forum 2009: Student Research on the University, in the Archives, and in the IR

Presentation at the 2009 ARL/CNI Fall Forum, "An Age of Discovery: Distinctive Collections in the Digital Age."

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Fall Forum 2009: What Changes with Digital Content? Web Archiving

Presentation at the 2009 ARL/CNI Fall Forum, "An Age of Discovery: Distinctive Collections in the Digital Age."

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Fall Forum 2009: Archives, Undergraduates, and Active Learning: Case Studies from Yale University Library

Presentation at the 2009 ARL/CNI Fall Forum, "An Age of Discovery: Distinctive Collections in the Digital Age."

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