The Cookies are a Lie: Law and Archives Case Study

Learning Objectives Students will be able to identify specific types of law that are applicable to the situation. Students will be able to make suggestions on the best legal course of action given the situation. Scenario The Horacio G. Applebottom collection is a significant and popular research collection at your archives. This collection documents local […]

Change One for the Gipper

Learning Objectives Students will be able to understand issues surrounding the creation of legislation. Students will be able to analyze potential ramifications for changes in statutory law to record keeping practices. Scenario Recently during the state legislative session, Representative Wayne Herty proposed an update to the states open records law. Because in his words ÔÇťOther […]

How do you Solve a Problem like Maria? (A Managing Archives Case Study)

Learning Objectives Students will recognize and determine issues related to managing staff of an archives. Students will plan and propose solutions to handle problematic staff members. ACA Task and Knowledge Statements Managing Archives Task 2: Assess staffing needs, recruit appropriate personnel, and train staff; support professional development; and ensure that the staff works together to […]