Project Management for Archivists

Befriending Your Backlog

By Kelly Spring

Project Management for Archivists

32 pp., 6 x 9, 6 figs, appends., 4 checklists

  • Paperback ISBN: 978-1-4696-6125-4
    Published: May 2020

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Stymied by the amount of material in your backlog? Wondering where to start? Project Management for Archivists offers simple, step-by-step instructions on taking control of your inventory. From archival accessioning to handling born-digital collections, the methods in this little handbook will help you systematically master your work.

You will learn from a seasoned archivist and project manager how to create inventories, define baseline standards, and develop useful documents to track progress. Best of all, examples of checklists and workflows are included for easy reference. This is one resource that any archivist will want to keep close at hand.

About the Author

Kelly Spring is an archivist and project manager with over fifteen years of experience. She holds a master’s degree from The Johns Hopkins University, is ITCS project management certified, and has befriended many backlogs.
For more information about Kelly Spring, visit the Author Page.