Tag Archives: The Lone Arranger

A Center for History

In my continuing education as an archivist reading professional books such as The Lone Arranger, taking SAA sanctioned Digital Archives Specialist classes, attending workshops provided by the state run Utah Historical Society, and volunteering at Utah Valley University archive I have been exposed to more and more ideas on how our library can expand our Special Collections and Manuscript Archive in the not so distant future. Continue reading A Center for History

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Side Projects

While I am still cleaning up the policies, formatting the forms so that they will all look like they came from the same institution, picking up my copy of The Lone Arranger for inspiration, and signing up for more Digital Archives Specialist classes I still do not think I am doing enough. Continue reading Side Projects

Step One: Policies

When it finally sank in that I had the opportunity to start an archive at our library to handle the handful of collections we had already received I decided to purchase a book to help. Although I have had several courses in archives nothing really has prepared me how to start from the very beginning. I had heard about a new book for lone archivists by Christina Zamon on the Lone Arrangers listserv and decided to see if it would help out. Continue reading Step One: Policies