Liz has written 98 articles

Archival Processing Manual

by University of California, Irvine, Special Collections and Archives Archival processing manual, covering the following topics: Basic archival principles Workflow Planning Arrangement Description Creating the finding aid Restricted records Appraisal and separation Completing the finding aid Completing processing Available at this URL: http://staff.lib.uci.edu/departments/sca/docs/Processing_Manual.pdf Archived using Internet Archive on Feb. 7, 2017, available at this URL:  https://web.archive.org/web/20180207204156/http://staff.lib.uci.edu/departments/sca/docs/Processing_Manual.pdf

Accessioning Manual for Archival and Manuscript Collections

by University of California, Irvine, Department of Special Collections and Archives Accessioning manual for archival and manuscript collections, covering the following topics: Responsibilities of the Archivist/Department Head Create an accession record Accessioning as processing Re-box and shelve the accession Single-level minimum DACS finding aides for the collection Instructions for new accessions with nonstandard finding aids…

Processing Manual for Archival and Manuscript Collections – UMASS Boston

by University Archives and Special Collections, Joseph P. Healey Library, University of Massachusetts Boston “This manual is intended to be used as a training guide for graduate-level interns, volunteers, and professional archivists new to working in University Archives and Special Collections (UASC). It is also intended to bring consistent practices to UASC and to serve…

Acquisitions Procedures for American University

By University Library, American University Subject guide outlining the procedures and workflows for acquiring materials. Topics include E-books, media, reserves, music, print serials, standing orders, print on demand, reference, development/gift funds, processing, and bindery.  Workflows for processing from vendors (such as Coutts and YBP) are also included.   Available at this URL: http://subjectguides.library.american.edu/c.php?g=175274&p=1154176 Archived using Internet…

WMS Acquisitions Workflows

by Lydia Welhan, Jared Cowing, and Latasha Means Presentation on the acquisitions workflows at three higher education institutions (Saddleback College, Woodbury University, and University of California, Merced) using the WorldShare Management Services (WMS) platform. Workflows include budgets, ordering, invoicing, receiving, copy cataloging, standing orders, and reports. Slides presented at the WorldShare Management Services (WMS) Users’…

Brittle Books Reformatting Policy and Workflow

by the University Library, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign The University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign is committed to building and sustaining collections for the use of students, faculty, visiting scholars, and the public. The UIUC Preservation Department reformats brittle and damaged books to ensure the preservation of the intellectual content of its collections. The UIUC…

Preservation and Conservation: Integrated Pest Management

by the University Library, University of Illinois at Champaign-Urbana Integrated Pest Management (IPM) is a proactive program, utilizing techniques that minimize or even eliminate the use of chemicals, that is designed to determine whether there is a pest problem that needs to be addressed or whether there are buildings maintenance or operation issues that need…