Coming out of the Closet and the Basement (A Preservation Case Study)

Learning Objectives Students will consider their current space and environmental issues given the described space and make suggests for how to manage this space. Students will apply archival preservation preservation practice to a given situtation. Scenario You are a new archivist at an academic library at a college that has recently grown and become a […]

Everything But the Kitchen Sink (A Preservation Case Study)

Learning Objectives Students will think through how to respond to a disaster scenario. Scenario You are a staff member in a large organization that collects a wide variety of traditional and electronic records. Your stack space has a sophisticated HVAC system that is capable of maintaining ideal temperature and humidity in several zone for a […]

Get Jerry to do it: A public records case study

Learning Objectives Students will consider the following scenario and make decisions based on their understanding of legal access to records. Student will be able to explain their decisions and how they would seek outside help in making those decisions. Scenario You’re a records manager at a Massachusetts government agency. You regularly receive requests for information […]