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Positioning Special Collections at Penn State University. Mike Furlough June 4 2013 New Haven CT Past Forward! Meeting Stakeholder Needs in 21 st Century Special Collections.

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Positioning special collections at penn state university

Positioning Special Collections at Penn State University

Mike Furlough

June 4 2013 New Haven CT

Past Forward! Meeting Stakeholder Needs in 21st Century Special Collections

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Positioning special collections at penn state university

“….libraries and their institutions will increasingly be distinguished by the special collections of rare and unique materials that they hold…”

Don Waters, 2005


Positioning special collections at penn state university

“….taken to an extreme, the argument about institutional distinctiveness can also limit scholarly productivity by provoking the impulse to protect silo-like boundaries around collections...”

Don Waters, 2009


Positioning special collections at penn state university

Assessing Collections


Positioning special collections at penn state university

Collection Development Policy

Deaccessioning

Process Improvement

Improving Discovery


Positioning special collections at penn state university

University

Region

Special Topics

(for teaching and research)

Collections of Distinction


Positioning special collections at penn state university

Scholarly Communication


Positioning special collections at penn state university

“Data are the new special collections.”

SayeedChoudhury, many times


Positioning special collections at penn state university

Univeristy Publication Outreach

ScholarSphere | “ArchiveSphere”

Digital Preservation


Positioning special collections at penn state university

Boundaries


Positioning special collections at penn state university

THANK YOU


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