Archives for the Lay Person: A Guide to Managing Cultural Collectionsby Lois Hamill
For volunteers or staff at small organizations, collections management can be a daunting task. Archives for the Lay Person is a guidebook for people who care for historical records, photographs, and collections but do not have the appropriate professional training. Lois Hamill provides practical, step-by-step guidance for managing all facets of archival collections, from acquisition, arrangement, and description to storage and security. The book also offers advice on how to utilize PastPerfect software for collections database management.
An authoritative but accessible guide to managing archival collections for those without formal training on the subject. . . . This text is an invaluable resource for dedicated but non-degreed staff and volunteers at local cultural and historical associations.
- AltaMira Press
- Publication date:
- American Association for State and Local History Series
- Edition description:
- New Edition
- Product dimensions:
- 5.90(w) x 8.90(h) x 1.00(d)
Meet the Author
Lois Hamill is University Archivist and an assistant professor at Northern Kentucky University, and she serves on the State of Kentucky’s Advisory Committee on University Records.
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