accessioning

Archive Accession Form template

This document is an example of an accession form. This information can be helpful for developing your own accession forms and procedures. This document is part of Module 1: Get It of the Digital Stewardship Curriculum.

Accessioning Slides

These slides are an introduction to accessioning in your institution. This information is helpful for developing an understanding of the accessioning process, and in developing procedures and workflows at your own institution. These slides are part of Module 1: Get It of the Digital Stewardship Curriculum.

Working with Film and Video Collections

In this presentation, Angela Schmidt, film archivist at the Alaska Film Archives at University of Alaska, Fairbanks, discusses the history, mission, and collection of the Archives. She also provides some best practices and guidelines for the preservation and digitization of archival film, including topics such as collection policies, gift certificates, metadata, accessioning and numbering the items in your collection, creating catalog records, and storage and environmental control. This presentation was given at the SHN sponsored ANLA Workshop, held in University of Alaska Fairbanks, on March 9-10, 2016.

From Arrival to Dissemination: The Curation of an Oral History Collection

In this handout, Leslie McCartney, Curator and Robyn Russell, Collection Manager, both at the Oral History Program at Rasmuson Library, University of Alaska, Fairbanks, provide some best practices for curating an oral history collection from its arrival to dissemination. At the end of the handout you will also find a series of appendices with useful links, templates, guidelines, policies examples, and workflows. This handout was used in their presentation on oral history, given at the SHN ANLA Workshop on Digital Preservation, held in the University of Alaska, Fairbanks, on March 9-10, 2016.

Oral History Inventory and Accessioning Log Spreadsheet

This spreadsheet was created by Leslie McCartney, Curator and Robyn Russell, Collection Manager, both at the Oral History Program at Rasmuson Library, University of Alaska, to be used as a template for inventorying and accessioning oral history projects. This is an appendix from the handout the presenters provided at their session “From Arrival to Dissemination: The Curation of an Oral History Collection,” given at the SHN ANLA Workshop on Digital Preservation, held in the University of Alaska, Fairbanks, on March 9-10, 2016.

Implementation of Systems for Media & Digital Asset Management in 10 Steps

Kara Van Malssen‘s presentation from the Take Control of Your Records! conference at the National Audiovisual Institute in Warsaw, Poland offers 10 steps an organization can take to help ensure successful implementation of a media/digital asset management system.

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https://www.avpreserve.com/papers-and-presentations/implementation-of-systems-for-media-digital-asset-management-in-10-steps/

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The Truth about Original Order, or What to Do When Your Collection Arrives in Trash Cans

In this video, Laura Kells and Meg McAleer, both Processing Archivists at the Library of Congress, describe their workflow for processing manuscript collections, with special focus on how to arrange and describe chaotic collections in order to make them usable by researchers. This session was part of the 2015 ATALM off-site pre-conference workshops and tours held at the Library of Congress in Washington, DC on September 10, 2015.

"The truth about original order, or what to do when your collection arrives in trash cans" Overview

In this video, Laura Kells and Meg McAleer, both Senior Archives Specialists at the Library of Congress, provide an overview of their session on processing manuscript collections entitled, "The truth about original order, or what to do when your collection arrives in trash cans," given as part of the 2015 ATALM off-site pre-conference workshops and tours held at the Library of Congress in Washington, DC on September 10, 2015.

Tribal Records Management 102

In this presentation, Bethany and Denise Redbird, both Records Managers at the Ho-Chunk Nation, provide an overview of basic and expanded tribal records management, including information on archival procedures, paper conservation, records storage procedures, records retention, standard operating procedures, disposition and the recycling of records to generate revenue. The presenters discuss how the Ho-Chunk Nation Records Management program has evolved and become very successful over the past two decades, as well as how to implement and maintain a successful tribal records management department. This session was part of the 2015 ATALM annual conference held in Washington, DC on September 9-12, 2015.

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First Nations Records Management: History and Case Studies

In this presentation, Indri Pasaribu and Adrienne Hembree present viable options for First Nations communities, governments, and organizations wishing to begin a records management program, by focusing on two case studies: The Tsleil-Waututh Nation's developing records management initiatives and the First Nations Summit's implementation of a records management plan. The presentation discusses the challenges, shortfalls, and successes of developing records management projects and provides strategies for customizing records management "best practices" to First Nations' needs. This session was part of the 2015 ATALM annual conference held in Washington, DC on September 9-12, 2015.