Collections Management

The World of Cataloging

Last Modified: 21 February 2017
Links to basic cataloging resources, discussions on cataloging, and the most recent developments.

Competencies for Preservation

Last Modified: 01 March 2014
Preservation covers a wide range of activities: repairing the physical damage to well-used materials; transforming physical materials into digital format; or preserving the historic record or other notable resource collections.

Best Practices and Planning for Digitization Projects

Last Modified: 21 March 2012
The success of a project is generally in proportion to the time spent in planning the project. To help you avoid some of the pitfalls here are some recommendations and resources for planning a digital imaging project.

Digitize--You Can Do It!

Last Modified: 21 March 2012
How the Hannibal (MO) Free Public Library made its unique history available to the town--and the world.

Evaluating Your Technical Services Department

Last Modified: 21 March 2012
This checklist is a series of questions that will help identify the inefficiencies of your technical services processes and methods for streamlining them.