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Archives in Libraries: What Librarians and Archivists Need to Know to Work Together (print)

Jeannette A. Bastian, Megan Sniffin-Marinoff, and Donna Webber 

This excellent guide examines the relationship between archives and libraries and how archivists and librarians can work together. It surveys basic archival concepts, policies, and best practices for librarians and library directors, in addition to how archivists working in libraries can describe their work and advocate for archival needs. It details the differences and similarities between libraries and archives and how the relationship can be negotiated, covering mission, professional roots, identity, values, concepts, tasks, practices, and professional standards, as well as educating archivists and librarians; functions and responsibilities like collecting, donor relations, records management, appraisal, processing, preservation, reference, outreach, and establishing, planning, and managing new archives; and ethical, information literacy, digital access, and digital preservation issues.

Published by Society of American Archivists (2015)
146 pp | Soft Cover
Product Code: BOOKSAA-0600
ISBN: 1-931666-87-3
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