The Southern Archival Sources Graduate Advisory Board: A Case Study

by Skilton, null

Abstract (Summary)
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.
Bibliographical Information:

Advisor:David Carr

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

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