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Let´s celebrate International Archives Day on June 9th!

Let´s celebrate International Archives Day on June 9th! | Resources for Archivists | Scoop.it
It´s allmost there again! The greatest day of the year – International Archives Day! We know it´s on a saturday – but let´s celebrate anyway! Let´s show off our archival holdings, k...
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Building a National Archival Authority Infrastructure

On May 21st and 22nd, 90 archivists, librarians, curators, scholars, and representatives of funding agencies and foundations will meet at the National Archives and Records Administration (NARA) in Washington, D.C. to begin exploring the business, governance, and technological requirements of establishing a sustainable National Archival Authorities Cooperative (NAAC).

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National Archives Publishes 160 Page Guide to Family Research

The Foundation for the National Archives announces the publication of the Genealogy Tool Kit: Getting Started on Your Family History at the National Archives, written by National Archives genealogy archives specialist John ...
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Digital Stewardship Certificate [ONLINE] : Graduate School of Library and Information Science | Simmons College - Boston, Massachusetts

Simmons Graduate School of Library and Information Science (GSLIS) located in the heart of Boston, was one of the first schools of its kind in North America and remains among the most prestigious.
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Implementing an Electronic Document and Records Management System

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The objective of this toolkit is to provide institutional Records Managers and other information professionals with a 'one-stop shop' for impartial, detailed and practical advice of use during all the stages of an EDRM system implementation that is...
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What is Project Management?

What is Project Management? | Resources for Archivists | Scoop.it

Project Management Info Kit. Free infokits designed for those working in universities.

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Attila the Archivist: Archives and the future

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Evernote for Genealogists

Evernote for Genealogists | Resources for Archivists | Scoop.it

Evernote is a handy (and free) piece of software which can make online research a bit easier.

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Livingstone Online Home Page

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Livingstone Online is an ongoing project that provides access to the manuscripts of the missionary, doctor and African explorer David Livingstone (1813-1873). We currently offer images and detailed transcriptions of many of Livingstone's letters

 

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Frequently Questioned Answers: Not-quite-open library access for Open Education

Frequently Questioned Answers: Not-quite-open library access for Open Education | Resources for Archivists | Scoop.it

One of the big problems for the Open Education Movement has been the lack of access to scholarly resources, such as the scholarly journals that libraries subscribe to individually or as part of article databases....Now, another player in the library database market is opening up to independent scholars. Proquest is now offering Udini.

 

Proquest is also said to be planning an alumni option, which could be really popular for those going through "library-withdrawl" after graduation.

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Amazon.com: Corporate Memory Information Services Management Series: Records And Information Management In The Knowledge Age (9783598243714): Kenneth A. Megill: Books

Amazon.com: Corporate Memory Information Services Management Series: Records And Information Management In The Knowledge Age (9783598243714): Kenneth A.
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Records and Information Management

Records and Information Management | Resources for Archivists | Scoop.it

A good introduction which can help your co-workers understand RIM

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JISC infoNet - Principles of Process Review

JISC infoNet - Principles of Process Review | Resources for Archivists | Scoop.it

How to conduct a Process Review.

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Practical Cataloguing - facet publishing

Practical Cataloguing - facet publishing | Resources for Archivists | Scoop.it

A new book about cataloguing, and the trasition to Resource Description and Access.

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Personal Archiving - Digital Preservation (Library of Congress)

The Library of Congress and its digital preservation partners from the federal, library, creative, publishing, technology, and copyright communities are working to develop a national strategy to collect, archive, and preserve digital content.
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Amazon.com: Public Relations and Marketing for Archivists: A How-To-Do-It Manual (9781555707330): Russell D. James (Editor), Peter J. Wosh (Editor): Books

Amazon.com: Public Relations and Marketing for Archivists: A How-To-Do-It Manual (9781555707330): Russell D. James (Editor), Peter J. Wosh (Editor): Books | Resources for Archivists | Scoop.it
Amazon.com: Public Relations and Marketing for Archivists: A How-To-Do-It Manual (9781555707330): Russell D. James (Editor), Peter J.

This looks like a really useful book: advice on promoting collections, writing press releases, and working with media outlets.

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