College and university archives : readings in theory and practice / Christopher J. Prom and Ellen D. Swain, editors.

The 13 essays in this volume offer provocative commentary and analysis in the ways archivists might better document college and university campuses and serve users. Three intertwined themes run throughout the reader: the opportunities and challenges posed by ever-changing technology, the importance...

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Other Authors: Prom, Christopher J. (Editor), Swain, Ellen D. (Editor)
Format: Book
Language:English
Published: Chicago : Society of American Archivists, [2008]
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Table of Contents:
  • Academic archives : retrospect and prospect / Nicholas C. Burckel
  • The impact of information technology on academic archives in the twenty-first century / Helen R. Tibbo
  • Electronic publishing and institutional memory / Robert P. Spindler
  • Remembering alma mater : oral history and the documentation of student culture (with a new afterword) ; Reflections on oral history in academia in the digital age / Ellen D. Swain
  • Giving it more than the old college try : documenting diverse populations in college and university archives / Kathryn M. Neal
  • 'Though this be madness, yet there is method in it' : assessing : the value of faculty papers and defining a collecting policy / Tom Hyry, Diane Kaplan, and Christine Weideman
  • Perspectives on outreach at college and university archives / Tamar G. Chute
  • Optimum access? : processing in college and university archives / Christopher J. Prom
  • Reframing records management in colleges and universities / Nancy M. Kunde
  • Balancing issues of privacy and confidentiality in college and university archives / Tim Pyatt
  • Copyright law and unpublished materials : fair use and strategies for archival management / Kenneth D. Crews
  • Encoded finding aids as a transforming technology in archival reference service / Richard V. Szary
  • Managing expectations, expertise, and effort while extending services to researchers in academic archives / Elizabeth Yakel.