“Make It Weird”: Building a collaborative public library web archive in an arts & counterculture community

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by Dylan Gaffney, Forbes Library. Google form used to solicit nomination for Forbes Library Web Archive. Case Studies Collaborative Collecting Community Webs

New guide to improving library services using key library assessment methodologies

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New book on improving library services with assessment data. Facet Publishing announces the publication of Putting Library Assessment Data to Work by Selena Killick and Frankie Wilson. Effective library assessment is crucial for a successful academic library.

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Archiving the Web @EBRPL: Creating and following a web collecting policy in a public library

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By Emily Ward, Digital Archivist, East Baton Rouge Parish Library. The first iteration of the EBRPL Collections Development Policy for Web Archives was modeled after the Intellectual Property Rights section of the Bentley Historical Library.

Understanding web archive access and use with Google Analytics: Lessons and questions from the Federal Depository Library Program

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Stump and Bower introduce how Archive-It partners at the Federal Depository Library Program (FDLP) Web Archive have implemented and use Google Analytics to understand the use of their existing collections and plan for the future. Case Studies How To

Archiving and describing mass tragedy: the Web Archive on the October 1, 2017 Shooting in Las Vegas, Nevada

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Photo by Aaron Mayes (Curator for Visual Materials, UNLV University Libraries Special Collections and Archives). We decided to create a finding aid (PDF) that would be discoverable via the UNLV University Libraries catalog and the UNLV Special Collections and Archives finding aid interface.

What belongs in a community web archive? New collecting guidelines and examples from Community Webs partners

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Excerpt from the East Baton Rouge Parish Library’s seed nomination form. Here are a few examples of the policy documents that Community Webs cohort members developed: DC Public Library’s Web Archiving Policy. Case Studies Community Webs How To

New choices, new directions: Piloting the 2018 Mexican Government Web Archive

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The library then formed an advisory committee that comprised of several professors and the Archivist of Mexico from the Archivo General de la Nación. Case Studiesby Natalie Baur, Biblioteca Daniel Cosío Villegas of the Colegio de México.

Web archiving and public knowledge: Collaborating with Vancouver Island Archive-It partners

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Three librarians from two Archive-It partner institutions shared their web archiving insights and sought feedback from their local colleagues at the fourth annual Vancouver Island Library Staff Conference. Case Studies Collaborative Collecting

Collecting for continuity and for change: The web archiving experience in Westborough

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By Anthony Vaver, Local History Librarian and Archivist, Westborough Public Library. Still, I struggled to come up with a reason why someone from our growing South Asian population should visit our public library’s local history room. Case Studies Community Webs

Saving Local News on the Web

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The following is a guest post by Diana Bowers-Smith, Archivist, Brooklyn Collection, at the Brooklyn Public Library. Case Studies Community Webs

Describing web archives: Learning from Archive-It partners and friends

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In case you missed it live, want to revisit anything, or share with your colleagues, the recording, presentation materials, and space for continued discussion are all now online here in the Archive-It Community Forum. For even more information about UNC’s cases and next steps, see Jessica’s own For the Record blog post, Behind the Scenes: Describing Archived Websites. . Please share your insights, case studies, and questions to keep it going!

A straightforward and pragmatic guide to leadership, management and teamwork

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Contemporary managers and leaders in library and information services are working in a challenging context; dealing with multiple demands on their time, expertise and resources. This book provides a practical guide to leadership, management and teamwork in library and information services.

e-Records 2019 Call for Presentations

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This event is organized by the Texas State Library and Archives Commission (TSLAC) and co-sponsored with the Texas Department of Information Resources (DIR) to promote electronic records management in Texas government. The annual e-Records Conference will be held Friday, November 15, 2019.

Holocaust Memorial Day: learning from the past for a better future

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WHAT we learn in libraries has a lasting impact on our lives. libraries are the local community?s Libraries therefore have a crucial role to play in teaching us about the past, and ensuring we all learn lessons from it. Learning in libraries. ?Libraries Involved libraries.

Book reviews: a call to arms for open licensing

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Nearly all the case studies in the second half of the book are UK-based and most deal with digitisation projects; the two exceptions are the accounts from the British Library (open metadata) and the University of Edinburgh (open educational resources). British Library.

e-Records 2019: Registration Open!

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Once again, the Texas State Library and Archives Commission (TSLAC) and the Texas Department of Information Resources (DIR) have joined forces to bring you another outstanding selection of speakers sharing case studies and presentations. Registration for the 2019 e-Records Conference is now open to state agencies and local governments. Visit the conference website to register and read about the exciting lineup and exhibitors.

e-Records Conference 2018: Registration Open!

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Once again, the Texas State Library and Archives Commission (TSLAC) and the Texas Department of Information Resources (DIR) have joined forces to bring you another outstanding selection of speakers sharing case studies and presentations. e-Records 2018 – Friday, November 16, 2018. Registration is open to state agency and local government staff for the 2018 e-Records Conference. Visit the conference website to REGISTER and to read more about the exciting lineup and exhibitors.

e-Records 2017 – “Information Governance: Take Control and Succeed” Conference Recap

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The 2017 e-Records conference delivered on all fronts hosting a variety of vendors, local government and state agency representatives and, of course, plenty of staff from the two hosting state agencies: Department of Information Resources (DIR) and Texas State Library and Archives Commission (TSLAC).

e-Records 2019: Early Bird discount expires soon!

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On November 15, the Texas State Library and Archives Commission and the Texas Department of Information Resources will bring together speakers to share case studies and presentations to help Texas governments achieve the benefits of digital transformation and overcome its challenges.

Provenance, restitution and poison cupboards

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When Mareike Doleschal attended the largest library conference in Europe, she gained fascinating insights into intercultural work, government control and provenance and restitution research. s 156 libraries. many of the lectures and library tours were in English.

Web archiving partners meet in 2019

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Archive-It partners met twice this month: attendees of the joint Society of American Archivists and Council of State Archivists conference met at the University of Texas at Austin, and the first regional meeting of Archive-It partners in New England convened at Harvard University’s Lamont Library.

e-Records Conference 2018: Call for Presentations

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This event is organized by the Texas State Library and Archives Commission (TSLAC) and co-sponsored by the Texas Department of Information Resources (DIR). The annual e-Records Conference will be held Friday, November 16, 2018.

SAA Austin Recap #2! Acquisitions & Appraisal & Electronic Records Section Joint Section Meeting!

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The first presentation of the meeting came from Christian Kelleher, Head of Special Collections at the University of Houston Libraries and was titled “Advocating for Appraisal.” The tools that Waugh and Venlet covered are open source; Cat Lea Holbrook, Archivist at the Schlesinger Library spoke about FTK, a paid program that has some functions similar to those in the other tools as well as functions that go beyond. Author: Scott Kirycki.

SAA/NAGARA/COSA 2018 Recap: Session 201

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This session was composed of lightning talks about various email archiving projects, including the first NHPRC electronic records case studies focused on email archiving. Katherine O’Neil from the Manuscript Division of Library of Congress described the process of identifying email within their collections. Roger Christman from the Library of VA spoke about the Tim Kaine email collection. Email Archiving Comes of Age.

Spotlight: Photographs Documenting the Civilian Conservation Corps (CCC)

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According to John Salmond, author of The Civilian Conservation Corps, 1933-1942: A New Deal Case Study , “during its life span of nine years more than 2.5 Such copies can be sent to the Still Picture Branch or the Library, National Archives and Records Administration.

Archive-It Partner News, November 2017

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To explore a rich case study in collecting and parsing out this information, see the new blog post by partners at the U.S. Government Publishing Office: Understanding web archive access and use with Google Analytics: Lessons and questions from the Federal Depository Library Program.

KnowledgeShare: access to evidence for NHS staff

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In 1999 Brighton and Sussex NHS Library?s s KnowledgeShare project set out to support the library team?s 1 Policy documents, guidelines and case studies of innovative practice add to this plethora. Case study: Tom Roper, Clinical Librarian, Brighton and Sussex Hospitals.

Starting your first NHS librarian post: top tips

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s degree in Library and Information Management, and had little knowledge of the workings of Weston Area Health Trust. Try to learn as much as you can about the library, but also about the wider organisation, too. Working in a hospital library is totally different from other sectors.

e-Records Conference: Price Increase on October 26!

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Once again, the Texas State Library and Archives Commission (TSLAC) and the Texas Department of Information Resources (DIR) have joined forces to bring you another outstanding selection of speakers sharing case studies and presentations. Reminder to register now and save $25 on your registration fee! Early registration fee is $65. After October 26 , price will increase to $90, if space is still available. Register for this year’s conference here.

New book serves up Knowledge Management Standard ISO 30401 on a plate for readers

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Case studies include: General Electric, World Bank, USAID, Schlumberger, PROCERGS, M?decins It will be available in North America from the American Library Association. New book serves up Knowledge Management Standard ISO 30401 on a plate for readers.

SAA Session Overviews- Post #1! Session 702 (“Documenting Current Events and Controversial Topics”)

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Jennifer Weintraub began the session by introducing the panelists and highlighting some of its major themes and points: “Controversial material” : Weintraub defined “controversial material” broadly–”it depends”– and noted that the Schlesinger Library, along with many other institutions, already collect this kind of content. At the Schlesinger Library, an ethics statement guides archivists’ endeavors as they collect content related to the #metoo movement. .

SAA Austin Recap #3! Public Involvement and Transparency in Records Scheduling and Appraisal

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Author: Cathrine Giles Manager, State Records Branch, Archives and Records Management Division, Kentucky Department for Libraries and Archives. 306 – Public Involvement and Transparency in Records Scheduling and Appraisal [GOV].

Resourceful Records Managers! Courtney Bailey, Chair, SAA Records Management Section 2019-2020

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During the summers when I was teaching I often participated in professional development workshops, and I was fortunate enough to travel to a number of presidential libraries. I got an MSLS from the School of Information and Library Science (SILS) at the University of North Carolina (UNC) at Chapel Hill, focusing on the archives and records management (ARM) track. You can find all the details in the case study I wrote for the Government Records Section.).

Archive-It Partner News, May 2018

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you can catch up with Internet Archive staff and other Archive-It partners at these upcoming events: May 15-17: Texas Conference on Digital Libraries – Austin, TX. July 26-27: Art Libraries Society UK & Ireland Annual Meeting – London, UK. Providence Public Library.

SAA/CoSA/NAGARA 2018 recap: Session 103

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Guest post by Cathrine Giles, State Records Branch Manager, Kentucky Department for Libraries and Archives. In the case study focusing on ExxonMobil, Tansey showed how these three functions applied. Wicked problems are defined as societal problems that are complex, vitally important, ill-defined, and rely on contested political judgements for resolution. Even just defining the scope and nature of a problem can be difficult.

The Power of the Record

Brandeis Records Manager

Each year, we have excellent conferences–ARMA, AIIM, MER–I’ve attended them all multiple times, and they can be counted on for great sessions, engaging vendor floors, insights, leading edge case studies, keynote inspiration, and collegiality. We need to break out of our professional ranks and communicate our message in spaces like KM, libraries, information ethics, and others, as we have done to an extent with info security, legal, and historical archives.

Establishing Records Management at Brandeis—The First Eighteen Months

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These ranged from one-on-ones to a surprise fifty-person audience of administrators for an entire school (my meeting invitation indicated eight people attending, and I walked into a function hall—should have cased the joint). In one case, we had an oversized vendor truck get stuck between a building, a ledge, and a tree for about twenty-five minutes. George Despres, University Records Manager, Brandeis University.

Download IGI’s Whitepaper: Ameritas Leverages Technology For Improved Information Governance

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headquartered in Lincoln, Nebraska, clearly makes such a case. Sign up here to join the IGI Community to access this whitepaper and our extensive library of IG research and tools including our State of IG Report, whitepapers, case studies, infographics, and more. About this Publication. This publication was written by the Information Governance Initiative as part of our ongoing series exploring issues, strategies, and techniques related to information governance.

Download The 2018 CTRL Analytics Report

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In the survey, CTRL asked broad questions about the importance of technology and specific questions about analytics use cases and spending levels. Sign up here to join the IGI Community to access our extensive library of IG research and tools including our Annual Report, whitepapers, case studies, infographics, and more. Reprinted with permission. All rights reserved. Copyright Coalition of Technology Resources for Lawyers (CTRL) – 2018.

Download The State of Information Governance Report, Volume III

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Sign up here to join the IGI Community to access our extensive library of IG research and tools including our State of Information Governance Report, whitepapers, case studies, infographics, and more. IGI’s State of Information Governance Report, Volume III Shows Clear Advances In IG. We are happy to announce the release of Volume III of The State of Information Governance Report.