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Upcoming Webinar

On Second Thought: Reappraisal and Deaccessioning of Archives and Special Collections

Presenter: Carrie Hintz
Date: Thursday, August 17, 2017
Time: 2:00pm

Format: WebEx Webinar - Use this link to register

Description: This webinar will address common questions about reappraising and deaccessioning archives and manuscript collections, including how to undertake a systemic reappraisal of your institutionís holdings, when it is appropriate to deaccession collection material, and how institutions can dispose of deaccessioned collections responsibly. It will consider reappraisal and deaccessioning as one part of a comprehensive collection management strategy.

Learning Outcomes: After this webinar participants will have learned:

Presenter Bio: Carrie Hintz is the Head of Collection Services at Emory University's Stuart A. Rose Manuscript, Archives & Rare Book Library where she oversees all technical services and collection management functions for the library. She currently serves as the co-chair of the Standards Committee of the Society of American Archivists, the body that maintains SAAís Guidelines for Reappraisal and Deaccessioning, among other standards.

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Building Collections, Making Connections: Donor Relations and Archival Acquisitions in Public Libraries
Presented by Mat Darby

In this webinar, participants will develop skills for accepting, or declining, collections, how to cultivate good relationships with your community donors, and how to manage new and existing collections effectively.

Georgia HomePLACE: Overview

What is Georgia HomePLACE?

Georgia HomePLACE - Providing Library and Archives Collections Electronically - encourages public libraries and related institutions across the state of Georgia to participate in The Digital Library of Georgia, which is an initiative of GALILEO. HomePLACE offers a highly collaborative model for digitizing primary source collections related to local history and genealogy. Options for HomePLACE project collaborations may include collection assessment, project planning, digital imaging, staff training, promotion, and support for grant and other funding opportunities.

HomePLACE is supported with Federal LSTA funds administered by the Institute of Museum and Library Services through the Georgia Public Library Service, a unit of the Board of Regents of the University System of Georgia.

Click here to learn more about Georgia HomePLACE.

How does it work?

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Georgia HomePLACE is committed to developing a customized strategy for digitization that works with your institution. Options can include imaging, metadata, hosting, and archiving services provided through a combination of means:

The Digital Library of Georgia operates a lab with a suite of high-end digital cameras and flatbed scanners that are able to image materials of nearly any size or dimension.  Work performed by the DLG will produce TIFF master files and derivative files.

How Does My Library Apply?

  1. Read the Nomination Guidelines
  2. Submit a nomination (link to DLG site)
  3. Schedule a site visit

See our FAQ for more information.

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