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 […]

No Such thing as a Free Lunch (An Outreach Case Study)

Learning Objectives Student will consider the ethical dimensions of community outreach for archives and make appropriate decisions given a specific scenario. Scenario Your archive has a well established history of giving talks to various groups in your community about the importance of archives and preserving family records. Usually the archivist who gives these talks gets […]

Beggars can’t be choosers (An Outreach Case Study)

Learning Objectives Students will plan appropriate archival outreach programing given a particular scenario. Scenario You’re a new employee at a large and well-respected archive that has many types of collections from author personal paper collections, business collections and local community organizational records. This institution has a moderately successful lecture series that it host in the […]