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Publications - archival donations

Guidelines for assigning significance and processing plans – large pictorial collections

These guidelines provide a methodology for assessing the significance of pictorial collections, and for developing processing plans based on that significance level.

Guidelines for donors, creators and vendors of large picture collections

These guidelines set out what libraries require from donors, creators or vendors of large picture collections, including: contextual information, descriptive information and technical attributes that enable collections to be made publicly accessible and easy to navigate.

Picturing the Future: NSLA libraries and large pictorial collections

Report on a survey of pictures collections content, processes and issues across NSLA libraries. July 2013

Personal Digital Archive Toolkit

Steps you can take at home or work to ensure your digital treasures last a lifetime.

Guidelines: assisting donors to prepare their personal digital archives

Second and final edition of guidelines prepared by the Archival Collections project group. (2011)

Deeds of gift: guidelines for NSLA libraries

These guidelines set out the purpose and elements of a Deed of Gift, a formal legal agreement that transfers ownership in the materials from the

Guidelines for providing rapid access to recent receipts

Practical ideas for ensuring fast access to recent donations to archival collections. (March 2011)