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

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.…