Outreach : innovative practices for archives and special collections / Kate Theimer.

Outreach: Innovative Practices for Archives and Special Collections explores how archives of different sizes and types are reaching out to new potential users and increasing awareness of programs and collections. The book features twelve case studies that demonstrate ideas that can be transferred in...

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Online Access: Access E-Book
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Other Authors: Theimer, Kate, 1966- (Editor)
Format: eBook
Published: Lanham : Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, 2014.
Series:Innovative practices for archives and special collections ; no. 2.
Table of Contents:
  • The Oregon Archives Crawl : engaging new users and advocates / Diana Banning, Mary B. Hansen, Anne LeVant Prahl, Portland Area Archivists
  • Moved by the spirit : opportunistic promotion of the Hamilton Family Séance Collection / Shelley Sweeney, University of Manitoba
  • Working within the law : public programming and continuing education / Leigh McWhite, University of Mississippi
  • Staying connected : engaging alumni and students to digitize the Carl "Pappy" Fehr Choral Music Collection / Amy C. Schindler, College of William & Mary
  • "Pin"pointing success : assessing the value of Pinterest and Historypin for special collections outreach / Mark Baggett, Rabia Gibbs, Alesha Shumar, University of Tennessee
  • Creating a new learning center : designing a space to support multiple outreach goals / Dorothy Dougherty, National Archives at New York City
  • Wikipedia is made of people! : revelations from collaborating with the world's most popular encyclopedia / Sara Snyder, Archives of American Art
  • 21 revolutions : new art from old objects / Laura Stevens, Glasgow Women's Library
  • Happy accidents and unintended consequences : how we named our Tribble / Rachael Dreyer, American Heritage Center
  • Navigating Nightingale : creating an app out of archives / Geof Browell, King's College London
  • DIY history : redesigning a platform for a transcription crowdsourcing initiative / Jen Wolfe and Nicole Saylor, University of Iowa
  • Taking preservation to the people : educating the public about personal digital archiving / William LeFurgy, Library of Congress.