ERIC Number: ED401946
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1996
Reference Count: N/A
Archives in the Church or Synagogue Library. CSLA Guide No. 10. Second Revised Edition.
Ling, Evelyn R.
The Church and Synagogue Library Association is a nonprofit association that provides educational guidance in establishing and maintaining congregational library service. This guide for congregational libraries is a detailed manual of instruction for the establishment, reorganization, and use of archives in a congregation. It is geared especially to making the archives a part of the library, but can be used for archive planning in general. Chapters include: (1) Why Have Archives? (2) Getting Started; (3) Selecting Materials; (4) Processing (Arranging and Describing); (5) Preserving and Storing; (6) Recipes for the Archivist; (7) Using Your Archives; and (8) Guidelines for Cataloging Archives. Appendices include sources for archival materials, a bibliography, and footnotes. (Author/SWC)
Descriptors: Access to Information, Archives, Cataloging, Churches, Information Storage, Library Collection Development, Library Development, Library Materials, Library Technical Processes, Preservation, Records Management, Religious Libraries
CSLA, P.O. Box 19357, Portland, OR 97280-0357 ($8.25, plus $1.50 postage).
Publication Type: Guides - Non-Classroom
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Church and Synagogue Library Association, Portland, OR.