The Southern Archival Sources Graduate Advisory Board: A Case Study
The purpose of this project is to document and evaluate the creation of the Southern Archival Sources Graduate Advisory Board (SASGAB). SASGAB will assist the Manuscripts Department in the Wilson Library at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill in a variety of ways including: collection development, university and public outreach, publications, and instruction/education. This papers evaluates the processes and steps taken by Laura Clark Brown, Tim West, and myself to develop this graduate student board into a self-sustaining and functioning entity by Fall 2005. This paper covers the process fromt he initial meeting with Ms. Brown and Mr. West through the decision to beta test two standing committees. Volunteer interviews with board members are included, as well as examples of the constitution writing process.
School:University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
School Location:USA - North Carolina
Source Type:Master's Thesis
Keywords:advisory boards archives administration collection development public relations reference services special collections case studies
Date of Publication:04/14/2005