A New Report From OCLC Research: "Taking Stock and Making Hay: Archival Collections Assessment"
Report Title: Taking Stock and Making Hay: Archival Collections Assessment (37 pages; PDF)
Martha O’Hara Conway
University of Michigan
From a Summary on the OCLC Research Web Site:
This report identifies projects and methodologies that can be used as-is or serve as models for librarians, archivists and others who are considering collections assessment to meet one or several institutional needs. The goal of the report is to encourage a community of practice and to make it easier for institutions of all types to undertake collections assessment.
See Also: Develop a Holistic Approach to Archival Collections Assessment (Project Web Page)
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