Posts Tagged ‘appraisal’

Archives: The Venn Diagram

March 8, 2013

I made this for a presentation and I kind of like it, so I thought I’d share.

Appraisal without acquisition is just wishful thinking. Acquisitions without preservation is just hoarding. Preservation without access is just stockpiling. If you’re doing all these things AND providing access, you’ve got an archives.

Appraisal without acquisition is just wishful thinking. Acquisitions without preservation is just hoarding. Preservation without access is just stockpiling. If you’re doing all these things AND providing access, you’ve got an archives.

Yeah, the design isn’t the best. Hooray for CC-licenses so you can improve it and share alike!

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The Archivist’s Serenity Prayer

September 29, 2011

Archivists, sometimes you need to surrender to a power greater than yourselves, whether that’s your boss, the board of trustees, or a very pushy donor.

The Archivist's Serenity Prayer

The Archivist's Serenity Prayer: Grant me the serenity to accept the collections I cannot decline, Courage to decline the collections I can, And the funding to process the backlog. And what a serene scene! That's "Looking south from Chapman Point, Cannon Beach, Oregon," http://www.flickr.com/photos/osucommons/3226984744

(I have a feeling many of you will want to print this out, so I gave you a very large file to work with!)

Pragmatically Revamping Traditional Hygiene Approaches

October 5, 2009

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Anyone who’s ever lived with teenage boys knows what I’m talking about, amirite?