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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…

Centralized Digital Accessioning at Yale University

By Alice Prael As digital storage technology progresses, many archivists are left with boxes of obsolete storage media, such as floppy disks and ZIP disks. These physical storage media plague archives that struggle to find the time and technology to access and rescue the content trapped in the metal and plastic. The Digital Accessioning Service…

Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library Archival Processing Manual

by the Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library, Yale University The Archival Processing Manual for the Manuscript Unit of the Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library records policies and procedures for processing manuscript collections at Beinecke and thereby serves as a training guide for new staff as well as an ongoing resource for all staff.…

Connecting the Dots: Using EAC-CPF to Reunite Samuel Johnson and His Circle

Connecting the Dots: Using EAC-CPF to Reunite Samuel Johnson and His Circle Created by Enrique A. Diaz, last modified by Susan C. Pyzynski A project to demonstrate the benefits of using Encoded Archival Context – Corporate bodies, Persons, and Families (EAC-CPF) to describe creators of manuscript collections and encode meaningful semantic links between those creators…

Rubenstein Library Processing Manual

For student employees, interns, and new processors who will be processing personal papers and corporate/organizational records in the Rubenstein Library’s Technical Services Dept. By Meghan Lyon A library processing manual in zine format. https://drive.google.com/drive/u/0/folders/0B5NFn3rudrDgTk9HXzdUZHNMaUk All files (pdf, booklet, text only) available at: https://drive.google.com/drive/u/0/folders/0B5NFn3rudrDgTk9HXzdUZHNMaUk