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Approaches to Processing Audiovisual Archives for Improved Access and Preservation Planning

Approaches to Processing Audiovisual Archives for Improved Access and Preservation Planning (video)

By Emily Vinson

This webinar explains University of Houston’s “enhanced for A/V” minimal processing mindset utilized to survey all A/V materials held by UH Special Collections, and ongoing efforts to create a standard practice for A/V materials in archival collections as they are acquired to ensure proper storage. The webinar concludes with a discussion of the impact this approach has had on continuing efforts to preserve and make available A/V collections at UH.

File: video, 57 minutes   Topics: Archives and Special Collections, Works in Progress

Radical Access—Leveraging Creative Commons Licenses to Open up Archives

Radical Access—Leveraging Creative Commons Licenses to Open up Archives

By Heather I. Briston, Maureen Callahan

Speakers explain the suite of options available using Creative Commons licensing to allow creators to give their intellectual property to archives and special collections libraries. Webinar participants learned strategies for explaining open licenses to donors (and sellers), negotiating for them, articulating them in archival descriptions, and helping researchers make sense of them.

File: video, 58 minutes   Topics: Archives and Special Collections, Works in Progress

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Managing Archival Technical Services with Agile Software Development Methods at Ohio State University Libraries

By Morag Boyd, Cate Putirskis, Russell Schelby

In this presentation, library staff from Ohio State University Libraries discuss how implementing Agile helped archival staff to improve productivity overall and increased opportunities for staff members to cross-train, develop skills, and lead projects.

File: video, 58 minutes   Topics: Archives and Special Collections, Works in Progress

Engaging the Archives: Collaborating with Faculty for Robust Undergraduate Learning

Engaging the Archives: Collaborating with Faculty for Robust Undergraduate Learning

By Terrence McDonald, Cinda Nofziger

Watch our recorded discussion of the Bentley Historical Library, University of Michigan’s Engaging the Archives program and learn about our research findings on the impact of intensely collaborative teaching on faculty, archivists, and students.

File: video, 59 minutes   Topics: Works in Progress, Archives and Special Collections

Articulating Accessioning

Articulating Accessioning

By Rachel Searcy, Rosemary K.J. Davis

In this webinar recording, Accessioning Archivists from NYU Libraries and the Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library discuss their roles and elaborate on experiences building accessioning programs at their institutions.

File: video, 60 minutes   Topics: Archives and Special Collections, Works in Progress, Research Agendas

Making the Most of Unique Collections: Developing New Roles and Approaches at LSE

Making the Most of Unique Collections: Developing New Roles and Approaches at LSE

By Martin Reid, Anna Towlson

Works in Progress webinar
virtual

Watch this webinar recording to learn more about the London School of Economics and Political Science's approach to developing an integrated approach toward its collections, creating new roles to unify and lead the development and exploitation of unique and distinctive material across its collections on a thematic basis.

File: video, 61 minutes   Topics: Works in Progress, Archives and Special Collections

The OCLC RLP Special Collections and Archives Work Agenda (video)

The OCLC RLP Special Collections and Archives Work Agenda (video)

By Chela Scott Weber

In this “office hours” style webinar, Chela Scott Weber gives an overview of the Research and Learning Agenda for Archives, Special, and Distinctive Collections in Research Libraries, and hosts a conversation for RLP members to ask questions and give input on where action from the RLP is most beneficial for their institutions.

File: video, 26 minutes   Topics: Research Library Partnership, Archives and Special Collections, Works in Progress