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Author LinkPurcell, Aaron D.,1972-
Title LinkAcademic archives : managing the next generation of college and university archives, records, and special collections / Aaron D. Purcell.
Imprint Chicago : Neal-Schuman Publishers an imprint of ALA Publishing, c2012.
Description xx, 315 p. :  ill. ;  23 cm.
Type of Material Book
Series ( The archivist’s and records manager’s bookshelf ; ; no. 4 )
Series ( Archivist’s and records manager’s bookshelf ; no. 4.)
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Contents: Part I. Archives and the academic environment : The path to academic archives : Defining academic archives ; Preparing for archival work in the academic environment ; Expectations and opportunities for academic archives -- The mission of college and university libraries and academic archives : Modern academic libraries ; Technology and the role of the campus library -- Special collections and academic archives : Special collections and the campus library ; The collections of special collections ; Sudden interest in special collections -- Part II. Building and updating an academic archives program : Mission and vision building for academic archives : Launching an academic archives program ; Charting a vision for academic archives ; Academic archivists’ role in the mission and vision -- Records management and academic archives The principles of records management ; Records management in an academic setting ; Starting or restarting a campus records management program -- Collection development for academic archives : Principles of collection development for academic archives ; Creating a collection development policy for academic archives ; Collection strategies for academic archives ; Sources of collections for academic archives -- Acquiring, processing, and managing collections in academic archives : Acquiring and accessioning collections in academic archives ; Processing collections in academic archives ; Collection management for academic archives -- Public and research services in academic archives : Research services in academic archives ; The reading room and the setting for research ; The virtual reading room ; Analyzing the research process ; Exhibits and public events in the reading room ; Outreach and advocacy -- Digital frontiers and electronic challenges for academic archives : Electronic records ; Digital projects and academic archives -- Part III. The future of academic archives : Emerging trends and the horizon for academic archives.
Summary In addition to college and university archives, academic archives encompass records management programs, special collections departments, and other campus archival repositories. This new definition of academic archives programs has redefined the role, and training, of academic archivists. This book gives you the tools to fill that role. --from publisher description
Subject LinkUniversities and colleges -- Archives -- Administration.
LinkElectronic records -- Management.

System Number 000664170
ISBN Link9781555707699 (alk. paper)
Link1555707696 (alk. paper)

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