Posts Tagged ‘preservation’

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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Every time you laminate…God deaccessions a kitten

January 5, 2011

Pretty sure the title says it all, but just in case…

Click the image for the larger version, in case you want to print it out and stick it on your wall.

Photo credits:

Field: Library of Congress on Flickr Commons

Color kitty: SMU Central University Libraries on Flickr Commons

Black and white kitty: Amanda Hill