Useful Links to Online Reading and Resources

Additional Reading

Why Labor Organizations Should Keep Their Materials

Don’t Throw It Away

Organizing Archival Records by David W. Carmichael. 4th ed. Rowman & Littlefield Publishers. 2018

Written primarily for nonprofessional archivists responsible for the arrangement and description for small archives. This latest edition includes a chapter on the arrangement and description of electronic records.

Archives: Principles and Practices by Laura Millar. 2nd ed. American Library Association. 2017.  A broad introduction to archival concepts by Canadian archivist Laura Millar. Digital concerns are covered in all chapters and the recommended reading list includes works on electronic records and archives management.

How to Keep Union Records edited by Michael Nash. Society of American Archivists, 2010.

This book builds on Debra Barnhardt’s How to Keep Union Records: A Guide for Local Union Officers and Staff and explores current issues unique to labour related archives such as the retention and organization of media collections, electronic records and union website content.

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