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Building and Sustaining Your Library’s Local History Collection for the Future.

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    Building and Sustaining Your Library’s Local History Collection for the Future. Building and Sustaining Your Library’s Local History Collection for the Future. Presentation Transcript

    • Chelsea District Library Chelsea, MI www.chelsea.lib.mi.us
    • Collection
      • Define “community”
        • City of Chelsea, surrounding townships, western Washtenaw County
      • Physical holdings
        • Open and closed stacks
      • Improving organization
        • Archivist’s Toolkit, open-source
        • data management software
    • Collection Development Strategies
      • Acquiring new materials
        • Leveraging our treasures to increase holdings
      • Content creation
        • Engage community in sharing stories
      • Be visible
        • Attract donations by cultivating a reputation of responsible, involved stewardship
    • (Pre)Serving Our Community
      • Family History Database
        • Originally a donation
        • Online access
        • Volunteer-powered!
    • (Pre)Serving Our Community
      • Historic Chelsea Interest Group
        • Involves local historians
        • Educates the community
        • Highlights our collection
    • (Pre)Serving Our Community
      • Community History Project
        • Grant-funded
        • Video interviews
        • Active history
    • Constant Challenges
      • Maintenance
        • Proper storage, preservation/conservation
      • Space
        • Growth opportunities limited
      • Limited funds
        • Small percentage of print budget
    • Challenges Called “Goals”
      • Access
        • Improving organization of our collection will increase research opportunities
      • Digitization
        • Volunteers scanning entire collection
        • Exploring online hosting options