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Transforming print collection development and management for our connected future edited by Lorrie McAllister and Shari Laster ; in collaboration with Core Publishing

Editor:
McAllister, Lorrie  Search this
Laster, Shari  Search this
Physical description:
xi, 139 pages illustrations 23 cm
Type:
Books
Place:
United States
États-Unis
Date:
2021
Topic:
Academic libraries--Collection development  Search this
Collection management (Libraries)  Search this
Bibliothèques universitaires--Développement des collections  Search this
Gestion des collections (Bibliothèques)  Search this
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_1156748

Collection management

Physical description:
1 online resource (volumes)
Type:
Periodicals
Electronic journals
Periodical
Date:
1977
Topic:
Collection management (Libraries)  Search this
Library Science  Search this
Library Collection Development  Search this
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_1147866

Subject Files, 2013-2020

Creator:
Smithsonian Libraries  Search this
Subject:
Baxter, William E. 1953-  Search this
Smithsonian Institution Libraries  Search this
Smithsonian Institution Archives  Search this
Smithsonian Institution Libraries History and Culture Department  Search this
Smithsonian Libraries History and Culture Department  Search this
Smithsonian Libraries and Archives  Search this
Type:
Electronic mail
Collection descriptions
Electronic records
Date:
2013
2013-2020
Topic:
Museum libraries  Search this
Acquisitions (Libraries)  Search this
Collection management (Libraries)  Search this
Budget  Search this
Fund raising  Search this
Library buildings  Search this
Library employees  Search this
Committees  Search this
Library administration  Search this
Local number:
SIA Acc. 21-079
Restrictions & Rights:
Restricted for 15 years, until Jan-01-2036. Records may contain personally identifiable information (PII) that is permanently restricted; Transferring office; 1/9/2020 memorandum, Wright to Thomas/Hill; Contact reference staff for details
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Subject Files 1904-2020 [Smithsonian Libraries]
Data Source:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_arc_404603

Records

Extent:
39.1 cu. ft. (39 record storage boxes) (0.1 non-standard size boxes)
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Brochures
Clippings
Manuscripts
Newsletters
Compact discs
Electronic records
Floppy disks
Posters
Color photographs
Black-and-white photographs
Black-and-white negatives
Black-and-white transparencies
Color negatives
Color transparencies
Videotapes
Audiotapes
Date:
1973-2014
Descriptive Entry:
This accession consists of records that document the history and activities of Heritage Preservation from its very beginnings as the National Conservation Advisory Council and the National Institute for the Conservation of Cultural Property. Among those areas documented include board meetings, workshops, the SOS! program, conservation awards, and annual meetings. People represented in the collection include R. M. Organ, Margiene H. Butler, Carolyn L. Rose, David Shute, and Lawrence L. Reger. Materials include correspondence, memoranda, reports, notes, meeting minutes, meeting agendas, financial records, transcripts, proposals, images, release forms, exhibition records, questionnaires, grant records, videotapes, audiocassettes, posters, and clippings. Some materials are in electronic format.
Historical Note:
In June 1973, a conference was held at the Winterthur Museum in Delaware. It was called primarily to attempt to quantify the known conservation training needs in the United States as a while and to compare those needs with currently available capability for training. At the conference were directors of the then-existing training programs, representatives of public and private agencies potentially capable of proving financial support for conservation programs, and individuals with wide-ranging concerns about the nation's need for more and better conservation work.

Conference attendees recommended the establishment of an advisory council to provide a forum for coordinated planning and voluntary cooperation among existing and projected conservation training programs. Initial funding for the expenses of the organization was obtained from the National Museum Act. The group held its organizational meeting in November 1973 at the Arts and Industries Building in Washington, D.C. to develop further its structure and purpose and to adopt by-laws. The organization was named the National Conservation Advisory Council (NCAC), and its purpose was stated to be the provision of a national forum for planning and cooperation among institutions and programs concerned with the conservation of cultural property in museums, historic properties, libraries, archives and other types of collections in the United States.

Its first efforts included assessing national Conservation needs in training, research and publications; seeking ways to meet these needs; and studying the advisability of creating a national institute for conservation, including such laboratory facilities, training programs and other activities on a national basis as might be found to be appropriate.

The executive committee of the NCAC included: Chairman, Edward R. Gilbert, Greenfield Village and Henry Ford Museum; Vice Chairman, Charles Van Ravenswaay, Winterthur Museum; Executive Secretary, Gretchen Gayle, Smithsonian Institution; and members, Norbert S. Baer, Institute of Fine Arts, New York University, Robert L. Feller, National Gallery of Art Research Project, Mellon Institute, Sheldon Keck, Cooperstown Graduate Programs.

After these initial efforts, NCAC evolved to become a nonprofit, independent, public policy organization dedicated to preserving the cultural, historic, and scientific heritage of the United States. The organization has identified threats to collections and has responded with practical and pioneering solutions. Its special initiatives, reports, and programs have made decision makers, conservation professionals, and the general public aware of the immediate attention required to reduce the risks of losing America's cultural heritage.

NCAC later became known as the National Institute for the Conservation of Cultural Property (NIC), and then ultimately became Heritage Preservation in 1997.

Its members included museums, libraries, archives, conservation centers, and national associations and its mission was to preserve the nation's heritage for future generations through innovative leadership, education, and programs.

Heritage Preservation helped museums, libraries, and individuals with the best preservation advice from professional conservators through their publications. The Conservation Assessment Program (CAP) helped small and mid-sized museums get the advice of professional conservators for their collections and historic buildings. Its Heritage Health Index survey was the first attempt to paint a national picture of the state of collections across a broad spectrum of institutions - museums, libraries, archives, historical societies, and scientific organizations.

Their Save Outdoor Sculpture! (SOS!) program served as a resource for identifying, documenting, and conserving outdoor sculpture nationwide.

SOS! advocated for the proper care of outdoor sculpture and provided the public with the tools necessary to garner local action, increase appreciation for sculpture, and improve the care of sculpture in both the short and long term. It encouraged a multifaceted approach to preservation: conservation treatment, public awareness, education, and long-term maintenance. It was a partnership between the Smithsonian American Art Museum (SAAM) and Heritage Preservation.
Topic:
Training  Search this
Historic preservation  Search this
Conservation and restoration  Search this
Congresses and conventions  Search this
Professional associations  Search this
Committees  Search this
Museums -- Collection management  Search this
Collection management (Libraries)  Search this
Archives -- Collection management  Search this
History -- Societies, etc.  Search this
Outdoor sculpture  Search this
Genre/Form:
Brochures
Clippings
Manuscripts
Newsletters
Compact discs
Electronic records
Floppy disks
Posters
Color photographs
Black-and-white photographs
Black-and-white negatives
Black-and-white transparencies
Color negatives
Color transparencies
Videotapes
Audiotapes
Citation:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 15-306, Heritage Preservation (Organization), Records
Identifier:
Accession 15-306
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Records
Archival Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-sia-fa15-306

Collection Statistics

Extent:
1 cu. ft. (1 record storage box)
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Serials (publications)
Date:
1989-2005
Descriptive Entry:
This accession consists of a reference set of collection statistics compiled by the National Collections Program and, prior to 1992, the Office of the Registrar. The statistics provide information on collection size, growth, and transaction activities in the museums, archives and libraries of the Smithsonian Institution. Materials include publications. Earlier issues are missing.
Topic:
Museums -- Collection management  Search this
Periodicals  Search this
Statistics  Search this
Collection management (Libraries)  Search this
Archives -- Collection management  Search this
Genre/Form:
Serials (publications)
Citation:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 16-153, Smithsonian Institution. Archives. National Collections Program, Collection Statistics
Identifier:
Accession 16-153
See more items in:
Collection Statistics
Archival Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-sia-fa16-153

Collection Statistics, 1989-2005

Creator:
Smithsonian Institution Archives National Collections Program  Search this
Subject:
Smithsonian Institution  Search this
Physical description:
2 cu. ft. unprocessed holdings
Type:
Serials (publications)
Date:
1989
1989-2005
Topic:
Museums--Collection management  Search this
Periodicals  Search this
Statistics  Search this
Collection management (Libraries)  Search this
Archives--Collection management  Search this
Local number:
SIA RS01294
See more items in:
Collection Statistics 1989-2005 [Smithsonian Institution Archives National Collections Program]
Data Source:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_arc_256510

Collection Statistics

Creator::
Smithsonian Institution. Archives. National Collections Program  Search this
Extent:
1 cu. ft. (1 record storage box)
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Serials (publications)
Date:
1989, 1991-2003
Descriptive Entry:
This accession consists of a record set of collection statistics compiled by the National Collections Program from 1989 and from 1991-2003, and by the Office of the Registrar from 1986-1991. The statistics provide information on collection size, growth, and transaction activities in the museums, archives and libraries of the Smithsonian Institution.
Topic:
Museums -- Collection management  Search this
Periodicals  Search this
Museum archives  Search this
Museum libraries  Search this
Archives -- Collection management  Search this
Collection management (Libraries)  Search this
Genre/Form:
Serials (publications)
Citation:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 06-031, Smithsonian Institution, Archives, National Collections Program, Collection Statistics
Identifier:
Accession 06-031
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Collection Statistics
Archival Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-sia-fa06-031

Records

Creator::
Smithsonian Institution. Libraries  Search this
Extent:
9.43 cu. ft. (18 document boxes) (1 12x17 box)
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Manuscripts
Books
Date:
1865-1951
Descriptive Entry:
These records contain material concerning both the Smithsonian and United States National Museum (USNM) libraries and consist mostly of incoming and outgoing correspondence. Most of the correspondence is routine and deals with requests for publications, acknowledgments of publications received, the exchange of publications, employment inquiries, staff matters, and administrative policy.

Correspondents include Smithsonian and Museum administrative officers and staff, libraries, scientific institutions and societies, and the general public. Of special interest is correspondence regarding the evacuation of rare books, manuscripts, and archival material from the library during World War II. Other material includes ledgers, logbooks, and other records relating to books borrowed and lent, publications deposited in the Library of Congress, and the exchange of publications with other institutions; and records relating to the construction of book stacks in the main hall of the Smithsonian Institution Building, 1914-1915.
Historical Note:
The Act organizing the Smithsonian Institution in 1846 provided for the ". . . gradual formation of a library, composed of valuable works pertaining to all departments of human knowledge." Charles C. Jewett became the first administrator of the Smithsonian Library in 1847. After Jewett's resignation in 1854, the position of Librarian remained vacant until the appointment of Frederick William True in 1881. During the interim, library affairs were administered by Secretary Joseph Henry and Assistant Secretary Spencer F. Baird. Administrative officers of the Smithsonian Library included True, 1881-1887; John Murdoch, 1887-1892; J. Elfreth Watkins, July-October, 1892; Cyrus Adler, 1892-1909, including the years 1905-1909 when he held the title of Assistant Secretary in charge of Library and Exchanges; Frederick William True, 1911-1914, with the title Assistant Secretary in charge of Library and Exchanges; Paul Brockett, 1914-1924, with the title Assistant Librarian; William L. Corbin, 1925-1942; and Leila F. Clark, 1943- .
Topic:
Museum libraries  Search this
Library directors  Search this
Library administration  Search this
World War, 1939-1945  Search this
Libraries -- Public relations  Search this
Interlibrary loans  Search this
Collection management (Libraries)  Search this
World War, 1939-1945  Search this
Genre/Form:
Manuscripts
Books
Citation:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 217, Smithsonian Institution, Libraries, Records
Identifier:
Record Unit 217
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Records
Archival Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-sia-faru0217

Records

Creator::
Smithsonian Institution. Libraries. Assistant Director for Collections Management  Search this
Extent:
1 cu. ft. (1 record storage box)
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Brochures
Clippings
Manuscripts
Black-and-white photographs
Black-and-white negatives
Date:
circa 1975-1988
Descriptive Entry:
This accession consists of records that document Smithsonian Institution Libraries (SIL) collections management, both formulating policy and the details of execution. Most of the records document the work of Nancy E. Gwinn as Assistant Director for Collections Management (1984 and after), though some predate that time.
Topic:
Museum libraries  Search this
Collection management (Libraries)  Search this
Genre/Form:
Brochures
Clippings
Manuscripts
Black-and-white photographs
Black-and-white negatives
Citation:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 93-116, Smithsonian Institution, Libraries, Assistant Director for Collections Management, Records
Identifier:
Accession 93-116
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Records
Archival Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-sia-fa93-116

Lewis and Clark National Historical Park : museum management plan / [team roster, Robert Applegate ... et al.]

Title:
Museum management plan, Lewis and Clark National Historical Park
Lewis and Clark National Historical Park museum management plan
Author:
Applegate, Robert  Search this
United States National Park Service Pacific West Region  Search this
Physical description:
119 p. : ill., col. map ; 28 cm
Type:
Books
Place:
Lewis and Clark National Historical Park (Or. and Wash.)
Date:
2005
[2005]
Topic:
Museums--Collection management  Search this
Collection management (Libraries)  Search this
Cultural property--Protection  Search this
Management  Search this
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_837736

Implementing the incident command system at the institutional level : a handbook for libraries, archives, museums, and other cultural institutions / David W. Carmicheal

Title:
Handbook for libraries, archives, museums, and other cultural institutions
Author:
Carmicheal, David W  Search this
Physical description:
208 p. ; 28 cm
Type:
Books
Date:
2010
Topic:
Incident command systems  Search this
Emergency management  Search this
Museums--Collection management  Search this
Museums--Management  Search this
Archives--Collection management  Search this
Archives--Administration  Search this
Collection management (Libraries)  Search this
Library administration  Search this
Public institutions--Management  Search this
Call number:
AM121 .C37 2010
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_955277

Libraries, archives, and museums today : insights from the field / [edited by] Peter Botticelli, Martha R. Mahard, Michèle V. Cloonan

Editor:
Botticelli, Peter 1966-  Search this
Mahard, Martha R. 1948-  Search this
Cloonan, Michèle Valerie 1955-  Search this
Physical description:
xxiv, 169 pages : 24 cm
Type:
Case studies
Date:
2019
Topic:
Information services--Management  Search this
Collection management (Libraries)  Search this
Archives--Collection management  Search this
Museums--Collection management  Search this
Electronic information resources--Management  Search this
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_1104808

Object lessons & the formation of knowledge : the University of Michigan museums, libraries, & collections 1817-2017 / Kerstin Barndt and Carla M. Sinopoli, editors

Title:
Object lessons and the formation of knowledge
University of Michigan museums, libraries, & collections 1817-2017
University of Michigan museums, libraries, and collections 1817-2017
Editor:
Barndt, Kerstin  Search this
Sinopoli, Carla M.  Search this
Subject:
University of Michigan Museums History  Search this
University of Michigan Libraries History  Search this
University of Michigan Archives History  Search this
Physical description:
x, 366 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 27 cm
Type:
Books
History
Place:
Michigan
Ann Arbor
Date:
2017
Topic:
Museums--Collection management--History  Search this
Collection management (Libraries)--History  Search this
Archives--Management--History  Search this
College museums--History  Search this
Academic libraries--History  Search this
Learning and scholarship--History  Search this
Intellectual life  Search this
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_1091954

Valuing your collection : a practical guide for museums, libraries and archives / Freda Matassa

Author:
Matassa, Freda  Search this
Physical description:
xiv, 224 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Type:
Books
Date:
2017
Topic:
Museums--Collection management  Search this
Archives--Collection management  Search this
Collection management (Libraries)  Search this
Antiquities--Valuation  Search this
Archival materials--Valuation  Search this
Books--Valuation  Search this
Call number:
AM133 .M388 2017
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_1090597

Journal of electronic resources librarianship

Type:
Periodicals
Date:
2008
Topic:
Electronic information resources--Management  Search this
Libraries and electronic publishing  Search this
Collection management (Libraries)  Search this
Call number:
Z692.C65 J67 (Internet)
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_1088447

Joshua Tree National Park : museum management plan / National Park Service, U.S. Department of the Interior, Joshua Tree National Park

Author:
Joshua Tree National Park (Agency : U.S.)  Search this
Physical description:
x, 134 p. : ill., col. map ; 28 cm
Type:
Books
Place:
California
Joshua Tree National Park
Joshua Tree National Park (Calif.)
Date:
2005
Topic:
Museums--Collection management  Search this
Collection management (Libraries)  Search this
Archives  Search this
Management  Search this
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_804332

Collection management and development guides

Author:
American Library Association  Search this
Physical description:
v. ; 21 cm
Type:
Periodicals
Date:
1987
1987-
Topic:
Collection development (Libraries)--Periodicals  Search this
Collection management (Libraries)  Search this
Call number:
Z687 .C645
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_704127

Developing print repositories : models for shared preservation and access / by Bernard F. Reilly Jr.; with research and analysis by Barbara DesRosiers

Author:
Reilly, Bernard  Search this
DesRosiers, Barbara  Search this
Council on Library and Information Resources  Search this
Physical description:
viii, 55 p. ; 28 cm
Type:
Books
Date:
2003
Topic:
Collection management (Libraries)  Search this
Preservation of materials  Search this
Library storage centers--Standards  Search this
Library cooperation  Search this
Call number:
Z701.3.R48 R45 2003
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_710899

Handbook of federal librarianship [electronic resource] / the Federal Library and Information Center Committee, the Library of Congress

Author:
United States Federal Library and Information Center Committee Education Working Group  Search this
Subject:
United States Federal Library and Information Center Committee  Search this
Type:
Electronic resources
Handbooks, manuals, etc
Place:
United States
Date:
2004
2004-
Topic:
Government libraries  Search this
Librarians  Search this
Collection management (Libraries)  Search this
Depository libraries  Search this
Copyright  Search this
Contracting out  Search this
Call number:
Z675.G7
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_772109

Yosemite National Park : Museum Management Plan / [team leader, Kent Bush ... et al.]

Title:
Museum management plan, Yosemite National Park
Yosemite National Park museum management plan
Author:
Bush, Kent  Search this
United States National Park Service Pacific West Region  Search this
Physical description:
106 p. : ill., col. map ; 28 cm
Type:
Books
Place:
California
Yosemite National Park
Yosemite National Park (Calif.)
Date:
2006
[2006]
Topic:
Museums--Collection management  Search this
Collection management (Libraries)  Search this
Cultural property--Protection  Search this
Management  Search this
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_799776

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