That’s the Way the boxes Tumble (An Arrangement and Description Case Study)

Learning Objectives Explain how provenance and original order are useful for organizing records. Describe principles of hierarchical levels of arrangement. Define structure units: fonds, collection, record group, series, subseries, filing unit, item, “component.”” Scenario You’re a new archivist at Zeta University in the processing department. You’ve been assigned to review and arrange new collections that […]

One of Us

Learning Objectives Students will evaluate a situation and develop a proposal for archival outreach for a fictional archival organization. Scenario You work at a smaller archives within an academic library at mid-sized regional university. The rest of the library regularly reaches out to the students of your institution, the community, and outside researchers through various […]