October 31, 2020

Society of American Archivists (SAA) Council Approves Guidelines on Access to Research Materials

From an SAA Blog Post:

At its September 23 virtual meeting, the SAA Council:

Approved revisions to the Guidelines on Access to Research Materials in Archives and Special Collections Libraries, as prepared by the ACRL/RBMS-SAA Joint Task Force and recommended by the SAA Standards Committee. The revised guidelines clarify how archivists can advocate for and facilitate equitable access to resources and services, including digital collections. The new version is available on the SAA Standards Portal, here.

Learn More, Read the Complete Blog Post

Direct to New Version of Guidelines: ACRL/RBMS-SAA Guidelines on Access to Research Materials in Archives and Special Collections Libraries (2020)

About Gary Price

Gary Price (gprice@mediasourceinc.com) is a librarian, writer, consultant, and frequent conference speaker based in the Washington D.C. metro area. Before launching INFOdocket, Price and Shirl Kennedy were the founders and senior editors at ResourceShelf and DocuTicker for 10 years. From 2006-2009 he was Director of Online Information Services at Ask.com, and is currently a contributing editor at Search Engine Land.

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